MARY J. BLIGE PUNCHES HUSBAND IN THE FACE: Singer thought Kendu was eying another woman. Rep calls it ‘a misunderstanding.’
December 24, 2009
*Both the New York Daily News and the New York Post have reported that Mary J. Blige hauled off and socked her husband Kendu Isaacs in front of guests at her album release party Tuesday night after accusing him of flirting with a woman.
The reported punch in the face – which drew blood, according to the Post – went down at New York’s M2 after Blige allegedly saw Kendu checking out one of the waitresses.
“[Blige] turned to him and was screaming, ‘You’re not going to ruin my night,'” a witness told the Post. “They got up in each other’s faces before someone tried to separate them, at which point she shoved the guy aside, pulled back and popped [Isaacs] in the face.”
The source said Blige, Isaacs and their entourage were whisked through a door to the attached club Pink, which was closed. The witness continued, “She was yelling at him, ‘What are you gonna do, Chris Brown me?’ Four of her bodyguards and two of the club’s kept them apart.”
Isaacs, according to the Post, was tossed out of the venue, while Blige went to the ladies room to fix her hair and makeup. But she bounced soon after, leaving partygoers Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Busta Rhymes and others behind, according to the papers.
When asked to confirm the reports, Blige’s rep, Karynne Tencer, told the Post, “People lie and don’t know what they’re talking about.” When the Daily News asked for a comment, she referred to the incident as a “misunderstanding” and said Blige’s marriage is as strong as ever.
“They’re as happy as can be,” said Tencer. “They’re spending the holidays together with their three children. Everything’s great.”
Well in that case we truly want to wish the couple a very Merry Christmas and a HAPPY New Year.