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Blige wanted to marry Michael Jackson

1 of 1 Mary J. Blige wanted to wed Michael Jackson
Mary J. Blige wanted to wed Michael Jackson

Family Affair singer Mary J. Blige has admitted that she wanted to marry Michael Jackson when she was younger.

The 42-year-old star revealed that she was a huge fan of the late singer and had a huge crush on him when she was growing up.

Speaking to Us Weekly magazine, Blige said: ''As a kid, I was in love with Michael Jackson, and I just knew I was going to marry him someday.''

Mary explained that she almost didn't become a musician as she thought she would become a hairdresser, adding: "Growing up, I was the preferred hairstylist for all of my friends."

Blige further explained that she still gets nervous before she goes on stage, saying: ''I still get nervous about singing. I drink tea with honey and lemon before every concert. And I need to have scented candles in all of my hotel rooms.''

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