Mary J. Blige set to perform at the Oscars

Mary J. Blige is scheduled to perform at the Oscars ceremony. The 47-year-old singer-songwriter is to perform “Mighty River” from the Dee Rees-directed drama movie “Mudbound,” which she also stars in. The track has been nominated in the Best Original Song category at the annual awards bash, which is being staged at the Dolby Theatre in […]

Mary J. Blige didn’t know her beauty until this happened

Mary J. Blige “didn’t know” she was beautiful until she made Mudbound. The 47-year-old singer-turned-actress had to “strip down” her look for her role as downtrodden Florence in Dee Rees’ new movie and was amazed at the number of compliments she received. She said, “I’m used to my nails now, and I’m addicted to lashes. […]

Mary J. Blige opens up about her experience with sexual harassment

Mary J. Blige went through “hell with sexual harassment” between the ages of five and 17. The Mudbound star says she has had to “fight” against sexual misconduct since a young age but insists she never experienced it in the music industry. She said, “I’ve had to fight since I was five years old … ever […]

Mary J. Blige to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mary J. Blige will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of her influential career in music. The “Be Without You” hitmaker will be recognized for her influential career in music — which has seen her release 12 studio albums from 1992’s debut What’s the 411? to her 2017 […]

Mary J. Blige admits being vain

Mary J. Blige has only just realized she is “vain.” The 46-year-old star went make-up free for her role as beleaguered matriarch Florence Jackson in Mudbound and she admitted it wasn’t “easy” for her to dramatically change her appearance. Speaking as she accepted the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 9th Palm Springs International Film Festival […]

Mary J. Blige shares why she hired an acting coach

Mary J. Blige found it’s “hard to get rid” of herself for her acting role in Mudbound. The 46-year-old singer wanted to keep her music career completely separate from her role in the period drama and hired an acting coach to help her do that. She said, “Once I signed [onto the film], of course, […]