Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Mary J. Blige on the November 2017 Cover of Essence Magazine


Mary J Blige has been hitting the circuit to promote her new film 'Mudbound' and you can catch her on the November 2017 cover of Essence magazine. On the cover which was shot by Dennis Leupold, Mary is wearing a white fur and strapless jumpsuit. In the issue, she talks her role in the film 'Mudbound', love and more. Continue below to read an except from her interview. For more on her feature, visit Essence.com and pick up a copy on newsstand.



On her 'Mudbound' character:
Shedding Mary J. Blige for Florence gave Mary J. Blige some confidence... like a lot of it. [On set] I could hear people whispering, 'She's so beautiful.' And I was like, 'Who the hell are they talking about? I had just come back from performing on the Bad Boy Family Reunion tour with all the nails and the wigs, and I wasn't trying to depart from that," she admitted. "So when it came time to get into character, I was like, 'Can I wear a lace-front wig? Can I get some lashes? If I didn’t let go and give into the character, the movie probably wouldn’t be what it is right now. It was the one thing that needed to be done, and I couldn’t let Dee down.

Credit:Essence


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