By Nadia Noir
In a tragic turn of events, the father of R&B singer Mary J. Blige was critically injured yesterday morning in Michigan when he was stabbed in the neck by an ex-girlfriend.
63-year-old Thomas Blige was admitted to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo and underwent surgery while in critical condition. There is no word on his current condition.
Blige’s ex-girlfriend was found at her home covered in blood. She was treated for an injury and then taken to Calhoun County Jail.
In October of last year, the woman hit Blige with a candlestick and was charged with aggravated domestic assault.
According to USA Today, a Biography Channel episode on Mary J. Blige says that the young Blige and her mother moved to flee abuse from her father.