Mary J. Blige on Her Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 BET Awards
Turning 50 is an enormous milestone for anybody. However for Mary J. Blige, this birthday was particularly significant. The nine-time Grammy winner defined why throughout the Feb. 23 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
“When it hit at 12 o’clock that night time, I simply cried like a child as a result of I made it,” she mentioned. “I have been via hell in my life. And to make it to 50, it was simply stunning.”
Blige, who turned 50 in January, just lately mirrored on her journey whereas listening to a few of her early hits amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
“I actually do not wish to hearken to even the sound of my talking voice, not to mention pay attention again to Mary J. Blige,” she defined. “However I’ve grown a lot, , in confidence that throughout the quarantine, I do not know, simply one thing simply mentioned, ‘Hearken to some Mary J. Blige.’ And I did. I felt like an outdoor individual doing it.”