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Thursday 8 December 2016

Mary J Blige divorcing husband-manager of 13 years

Published 29/07/2016 | 01:56

Mary J Blige and Kendu Isaacs pictured at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in February
Mary J Blige and Kendu Isaacs pictured at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in February

Actress-singer Mary J Blige is ending her marriage to her husband-manager after nearly 13 years.

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Los Angeles court records show the Family Affair singer filed for divorce from Martin "Kendu" Isaacs on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences. No additional details for the break-up were included.

Blige and Isaacs were married in December 2003 and have no children together. Blige has won nine Grammy Awards, including for her albums Growing Pains and The Breakthrough.

The singer is asking a court to deny Isaacs spousal support.

A representative for Blige said the singer was saddened by the end of her marriage but would continue working on new music for an album due to be released later this year.

The divorce was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.

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