Mary J. Blige spoke with The New York Post about being sexually abused as a child, and forgiving her attacker, who was once a family friend, despite the damage he had done. “I had to forgive him because I couldn’t go through life being crazy pissed off, I couldn’t move forward in my life,” she explained. “I was stuck in one angry place. The thing is, you’re angry at the world, but the world doesn’t care and that makes you [even more] angry. It’s a circle. People say get over things, suck it up and move on, but that’s easier said than done ? it takes work.”
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