Blige a message co-signing the hell out of the then-20-year old on her answering machine. yes I said “back in the day,” you couldn’t reach people when they weren’t sitting home by the phone.With cell phones not yet as common as they are today, Mary can only be reached on her home answering machine … The Center is a sanctuary for physically and emotionally abused women. She and Steve Stoute founded the is loaded with information to help visitors achieve Ms. In a 2007 she described her life in the valley: I wanted to find real love, but it was a far-fetched dream because of all the dream-smashing going on around me.
Blige just pulled the plug on her marriage to her husband/manager …
filing for divorce to end her 12 year marriage, TMZ has learned.
Blige just filed docs seeking to end her union from Martin “Kendu” Isaacs — who she married back in 2003.
Blige lists the date of separation as “to be determined” — unclear why. Blige is asking the judge to block Isaacs’ ability to get spousal support. We reached out to Blige and Isaacs — so far, no word back.
God made you the way you are, so don’t let not having money take that away. I know loving myself is bigger than any love anybody could ever have for me. When she was younger, she was depressed like Precious in the movie.
She’s sharing the wisdom she’s learned and the confidence it has given her: Don’t be defined by what your circumstances are. Don’t think that money or being able to pay your bills makes you who you are. I am giving Mary some love, giving Mary a break, laughing with Mary, crying with Mary ~ whatever ~ and telling her that I love her.
After hip-hop star Aaliyah was killed in a plane crash shortly before 9/11 in 2001, Ms. She says he saved her life: Although I was trying to kill myself, I didn’t want to die. I prayed and asked God to send me someone to help me. You have to let me put proper medicine on it so it can heal.
Blige’s prayers were answered when she met talent manager Kendu Isaacs. He told her: It’s like you have a cut, and it’s infected. After the album, people came up to me and said, “You saved me.
The people I knew sat around drinking and cursing and living in denial. Life was about surviving ~ getting money any way you could.
I’m about to slowly start the process of ending it all.
unless she was willing to walk around with a Qualcomm, but I digress. ) “I Don’t Want to Do Anything” falls into the underrated category compared to ’s other exalted hits.