01.10.2018

Mary J. Blige Bravely Shared That She Was Sexually Harassed As A Child

Mary J. Blige Bravely Shared That She Was Sexually Harassed As A Child Rich Fury/Getty Images

Mary J. Blige has never shied away from telling her truth about pain and triumph.

Raised in Yonkers, NY, the singer has been open about her childhood sexual abuse in the past. And in a recent interview with the AP about Hollywood's all-black dress protest, she expounded upon her experience.

"I've had the fight since I was five years old. I haven't had anyone approach me like that since I've been in the music business. But from 5 to 17, I've been through hell with sexual harassment. So by the time I got into the music business, it was like, 'Don't touch me... or I'll kill you.'"

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