Mary J. Blige is honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Singer Mary J. Blige was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame in Hollywood, California on her 47th birthday today (Jan. 11). Media moguls Sean Combs and Andre Harrell, and troubled singer/actor Tyrese were among the industry elites supporting Mary on her big day.

Mary J. Blige is honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

The ceremony was performed in front of the Eastown apartment complex on Hollywood Boulevard at 11:30 a.m. as nearly a hundred fans looked on.

Mary’s star is the 2,626th issued since 1961. Mary has sold more than 50 million albums since her 1992 debut album What’s the 411?.

Mary J. Blige is honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Photos by MediaPunch / BACKGRID




  • BallsJustFloppinRound

    I love you more than Jesus Mary ?

  • Stuffin10

    Yesss Birthday girl congratulation!

  • https://instagram.com/caramelandbougie Uptown2501

    Take that take that take that ( in my puffy voice) to her ex Kendu. Your OWN hard work pays off not when you trying to skate or come up off others. Congrats 2 Mary

  • Blue

    Good for her. Now if we can just wait on Karma to handle Kendu?

  • Hater

    Congrats to MJB!

  • Real Name

    Congrats Mary!!! Diddy so happy in this picture you would have thought it was his star lol. He just happy to be friends with Mary again after he switched up on her for Faith??? clown

  • Quitedeliteful

    Congrate to MJB!!! She deserves all of these accolades…

  • Ms. Cree

    Tyrese don’t miss a beat do he? Sick of him. Congrats to Aunt Mary, she deserves it.

  • Quitedeliteful

    LOLLOLLOL!!!!!!!!!

  • Alicia.Ashe

    Congrats

  • You Could Never

    Your screen name tho

  • Alicia.Ashe

    Look at Tyrese attention seeking azz

  • Quitedeliteful

    I’m guessing Tyrese is now cured of his illness…

  • Blaque Mahogany

    Mary…. Mary…..

    First, congratulations! Girl, you deserve it. People say you can’t sing, but you have some bangers in your catalogue. And you are one of the few singers that has music that makes me extremely nostalgic.

    But, ma’am….why did you let them do that to your head? Fire everybody.

  • You Could Never

    I had to look up the Tyrese and Mary connection. Still unless everyone she was ever in a movie with was there…go home Roger. Nigga makes my whole soul itch.

    Congrats to her.

  • You Could Never

    He took his meds..TODAY

  • Quitedeliteful

    go home Roger. Nigga makes my whole soul itch.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I can’t take it!!!! LOLLOLLOLLOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Blaque Mahogany

    Did y’all hear about Kendon’t (Mar’s husband) spending those alimony checks on prostitutes. Escorts to be specific. Child… this is prime example 1 why I tell people to get a damn prenup. You don’t divorce the same person you marry. Then you end up paying for his heauxs…

  • Ni Ni

    Mary you looking tacky on your big day *sighs* Congrats tho!

  • Congrats Mary

    Mary kicked Diddy to the curb when he tried to fu** over her and she’s one of his few artists he has genuine love and respect for. See how that works. I love you Mary! Congrats!

  • Blaque Mahogany

    He looks terrible to me. Dirty azz boots and leather tights. Proof that a blazer can’t make anything look professional.

  • You Could Never

    He DOES. Why is he even THERE? Inserting himself.

  • Ni Ni

    If there is a camera and a stage anywhere, Tyrese gone cry his way up there.

  • Kanyade

    I would’ve had security stop Tyrese at the door. Why is he there? Do they have the same sort of connection she has with Combs and Harrell? Let me go do the education.

  • Li

    Mary needs to get, if she hasn’t already, she needs to get detectives on his tail. But she’s stuck with paying him alimony for the rest of her life….remember Donald Trump told everybody to get a pre-nup?

  • Li

    Was he invited? He may have been invited, we don’t know.

  • Ms.Vanilla

    Mary is my girl… But taking pictures and laying all over that “image” is not doing anything for her soul. Devil got us all fooled.
    Love you Mary!

  • Dahl

    I know Kendu is mad at that 30k that isn’t going into his pockets. And Tyrese looks like he’s entering his third trimester in that moo-moo…

  • Phyllis

    Congrats Mary!!! You truly deserve it Girl..

  • hottlanta

    You know he also brought alone his Coca Cola product placement.

  • tintin

    3 Mary posts in a row. SANDRA aint got no beef with the queen of hip hop soul

  • tintin

    I don’t think Mary and Tyrese are actual friends. He looks like he leeches on to ppl after meeting them once

  • Quitedeliteful

    LOLLOLLOL!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Coy little wink

    Should have worn a pump Mary….those look like Mariah’s damned peep toes which we have all had enough of ?

    And that blond hair…why lawd ?

    Her and puff really doing the club pose huh….all they need is an airbrushed sheet behind them with 2 wine glasses that reads “grown and sexy” ?

  • Tammie Reed

    Tyrese always seems to find a way to pop up for a photo opt LOL! Congrats to Mary but I’m mad as hell at whoever styled her hair!

  • Rayne

    The queen ?. Just tired of the blonde hair, but she looks goodt!

  • i troll it like i see it

    Too bad about that wig.

  • Rayne

    Yea she must’ve did her own hair today ????

  • datjerk

    Mary was never his artist tho

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    looking at the pictures like… ?? is that Tyrese ?…. It is…. ?

  • i troll it like i see it

    Hell yeah because of that big dumb wig!

  • i troll it like i see it

    Yeah and he looks really out of place. I hope he was invited because she looks like she’s cringing a little in their photo together.

  • Allergic2dumbstuff

    As I read Tyrese was there the phrase “Go home Roger” came to mind.

  • Ang

    It’s a public event. He could have just showed up like the rest of the public. They would have let him through the barrier bc he’s famous. Tyrese seems like the type of guy to do that.

  • Anunnaki

    Mary baby, u my girl but that yarn sittin on top of ur head unattached. Babygirl. DONT EVA

  • Allergic2dumbstuff

    ITA with “Go home Roger”. Tyrese is more irritating than a gnat.

  • Vonn

    Looks like he was riding by on his dirt bike & “decided” to come over & say hi.

  • Fire & Ice

    Ikr ?. I like Mary, but it’s time to let this blond mess go ?.

  • Fire & Ice

    ???

  • Allergic2dumbstuff

    ITA! Congrats to Mary. She looks like she started celebrating her Birthday and her Hollywood Star early. She deserves to after dealing with Kendon’t and his shenanigans. Thank goodness she didn’t do a Sherri Shepherd and end up stuck paying this rascal for 18+ yrs. “Why did you let them do that to your head? Fire everybody.” ??

  • i troll it like i see it

    I hate how desperate he has become.

  • Anunnaki

    It need to be a national day of prayer. Chile I just cant

  • GradyBaby

    Damn messy boots. He looks horrible and bloated

  • Hater

    These here comments killing me tho!
    “What more do you want from meee???” (In my Tyrese voice…)

  • Hater

    Tyrese getting pluff again from them meds, ufff…. looking all constipated up top!

  • BadAss Will

    Why Tyrese gotta be around. Ugh…. Love Mary for always being herself. All these black women criticizing her for still having blind hair sometime get mad when men tell them to stop wearing weave. Smh Can she just enjoy her moment? The same women that criticized Sandra about reaching on pics are doing it to Mary. Hypocrites

  • You Could Never

    Or a Benz. Or the money back drop that says…Paid In Full.

    I hate you

  • SDot

    I love her…but move Tyrese dumb azz.

  • NeverSurprised

    ????

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    ?Go Mary, it’s your birfday, ?Go Mary it’s your birfday! ?You can do it! ?Eat a cupcake! Lol!

    This is long overdo. She deserves nothing but happiness.

  • NeverSurprised

    I had to scroll back up and Lawd you were right. It looks exactly like yarn.

  • NeverSurprised

    Why does Tyrese ALWAYS have to insert himself into someone else’s spotlight? And what on earth is this fool wearing, a dress over some leggings? He is workin’ my last nerve.

    Almost forgot: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARY!! Luv you ?

  • Li

    OT: Venus Wms. Somebody tell me how I can get a wealthy white man: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/confidential/venus-williams-new-beau-talk-australian-open-article-1.3751889

    Maybe that’s what Mary needs to get hold of.

  • Holler If Ya Hear Me

    Somewhere… Kendu plotting a scheme to get his name on her star too ?

  • NeverSurprised

    My goodness. He’s an heir to the Walter Annenberg fortune. That’s serious money.

  • Dainese

    This divorce with Kendummy is wearing Mary J the f-ck out. She looks so tired. Smh.

  • Dr.Rue

    Yass Mary you look great!

  • Dr.Rue

    She looks nice to me.

  • ReadingIsFundamental4Real

    Omg..have you guys ever been to Hollywood Blvd? It is the SLUMS. They cleaned up a few feet of space for this event….took close up pics then got the hell out of there. I was stepping over the homeless, avoiding the dealers, praying for the needle heads, nodding to the hoes, and mean mugging the pimps.

  • hottlanta

    Well my foreign black brothers and sisters from overseas got their N word wake up call and you think this country gonna treat you better. Told ya the other day but I wasn’t expecting it this soon.
    __________________________________________________________
    Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

    In an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on Thursday, President Donald Trump described Haiti and African nations as “shithole” countries in slamming the idea of restoring protections for immigrants from those regions.“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” the president said, sources told The Washington Post. The remarks were later confirmed by NBC News, BuzzFeed and CNN.

  • hottlanta

    Yes she does. Tyrese needs to be home taking care of his wife air pregnancy.

  • hottlanta

    She just look like she had a full day of celebrating her accomplishments in music and getting rid of her ex-husband.

  • Rhyme and Reason

    Yeah!!!

    And, how about hearing her name called at the Golden Globe for best supporting actress, along with some of the industry’s best.

    Who cares about hair, how about she survived her demons, addiction and no good men to have her star today on her fricken Birthday!

    Love me some Mary!

  • pure_rachet

    Do you live in LA? Pretty much everywhere you go out here its the same story. Just another day, hop over three bums to get to your car….

  • pure_rachet

    LMAO!

  • ReadingIsFundamental4Real

    I live in the bay area….Moraga, CA but I’ve visited LA areas often.

  • BadAss Will

    I’m glad you understand cause much as i like reading people Mary is the queen who does no wrong. Let’s save the reads for Amber Rose lol nah I love her too, but she is a better target. You get what I mean
    Lol

  • Guesty

    Skid Row isn’t too far away right? I remember one of my kin folks moved to L.A for a while and was surprised and had a culture shock because of the mass suffering and homeless population that dwell on the street of downtown L.A.

  • kekeb

    Congratulations!!! She deserves it. Been through a lot

  • NYTimes#1Bestseller

    I see diddy is STILL the producer dancing all up in the videos. Smh

  • kekeb

    Drugs. AFFORDABLE LIVING. Mental Health. Until these are seriously addressed, homelessness will always be an issue. It’s that way in most major cities that I’ve been to.

  • kekeb

    Lol. Right. Bad Boy

  • Dainese

    Meh..
    Maybe it’s the blonde hair.
    Or the hairstyle.

    I just saw her getting down on TSR! Refreshed and unbothered as ever.

  • hottlanta

    To at least get half of it.

  • hottlanta

    I just saw some pictures of her blowing out her cake surrounded by friends and wow she is having the best birthday ever. She looks great for 47 years young. I am glad she was successful before she met him because he will release a tweet and say if it wasn’t for me you wouldn’t be successful. He might take her money once a month but her talent he can’t never take away and that last a lifetime. So that is how I know she is having the best birthday ever. Now she can truly move onto the next/best phase of her life.

  • sweetae99

    Fake news. Another race bait story and everyone fell for it.

  • hottlanta

    No Tweet from Dump to say it is fake news and sad. Been waiting on it for 2 days now. He has tweeted about everything except that.

  • Julia Lyons

    P Shitty “Brutha Love” Combs was not going to miss a photo-op. Theresa Gibson looks like her psychotropic medication has stabilized.
    Mary J. Blige looks MARVELOUS! <3

  • Ang

    Lol

  • Diva_woman

    Why is Tyrese there ?????

  • Soufside ATL

    No why he got that shit on?

  • lovelygamour

    ha ha. I just found out today. I shed a tear for my country and then I came to this blog to see what these coons had to say. most of the people on this blog aren’t African americans but uk, island, and African folks. he was talking about them. how will they spin this? what will they tell the “coolest monkey in the jungle” now. there is no “not us” he was talking about all of them. and at this point a lot of people wont be rallying to keep them from getting deported. a person who becomes a usa citizen can have citizenship revoked. also there are a lot of Canadians who are here illegeal takings ALL the worthwild jobs. I can see them being next. a lot of alt-righter are Canadians and they overstay their days.
    this is kinda what they get for voting for him. foreigners helped elect him. I knew an African lady who voted for bush jr because he was the underdog. a multimillionaire underdog.

  • lovelygamour

    my post maybe too harsh but I am upset and mad. I am native and African American. during my childhood there where a fair deal of clashes with local law enforcement trying to get in our business. so to see them destroying the usa image to the world is upsetting. I travel a fair deal and I move differently know. being black is helpful but I try not to speak until I am indoors. that’s insane. now with trump saying this travel for the next few months will be awful. respect kept us from being killed aboard. trump has killed that.

  • lovelygamour

    down on their luck people go to California for the weather, maybe get discovered, and homeless services. that’s why they have so many. same with paris. now there is a large mental health issue pop that has changed the scene. before, I knew so many people who where actually homeless. cali is beautiful. I didn’t put 2 +2 together. living on the beach or hanging with friends means homeless. hanging under bridges means sleeping under bridges. sad.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Mia Love got her wake up call ( her parents are from Haiti), but like most black conservatives ( Republicans) she will fall asleep quickly.

    Ha,ha,ha!!

  • MsVida

    Celebrities PAY for a star on the walk….then they have these ceremonies like it’s some kind of honor bestowed upon them.

  • sweetae99

    Lol. Waiting on an apology tweet. Keep losing sleep.

  • Ms. Jackson

    Why was I just thinking damn! Move out the way and let Mary have her moment without yo ass all front and MF center. Damn he’s phk//kooky

  • Solstice

    Theresa Gibson! ???!!!

  • http://www.missjhaneuniverse.com Monday

    Tyrese is looking like a chief of a fan squad with xtra priviledge.

    Where are the others who been down with Mary??

  • leapyearpisces

    Never will I EVER HAVE a bad word to say about Mary. Met her in the late 90’s, like had a conversation with her. Mary is a REAL ONE….what you SEE and HEAR IS EXACTLY what you get. One of the NICEST people I have met in life. Real talk!!!! Extra Credit, another nice one is Maxwell…very down to earth dude. My fave though is DMX, personality was the bomb.com. Very good, genuine dude, THAT is why the industry has ate him alive. Trust, DMX has the kind of aura / vibration that is NOT MEANT for the industry. For real!!! He would have done better by himself by working for UPS, FED-EX, hell…even Autozone……his spirit isn’t one for the industry………

  • Li

    @hotlanta – Truth be told, a lot of Americans think that way. Why are we taking in the poor, the uneducated, the SHHL nations? He’s just speaking his mind, like he always does, nothing wrong with that. You notice the Europeans and the Canadians & Australians don’t want those poor people either. They’re sealing their borders.
    You should read about Israel paying Africans to go back home. They have a choice – jail or leave.

  • Li

    Did you know Israel is rounding up and kicking out African Immigrants?

  • Li

    @Dainese, I agree, but it could be the makeup wasn’t right.

  • Wayup!

    While..I appreciate your account of meeting DMX..I know of another encounter here in Philly they wasnt so nice… Trust and Believe.. DMX is getting everything his aura deserves…

  • justlooking

    Look at Marys mouth. It looks like she telling bim through clinced teeth…Tyrese stop all that bitch baby whining.

  • Wayup!

    BINGO

  • free

    them shoes smh

  • free

    oh wow! i haven’t been to cali in forever and hell, with damn near the apocalypse happening there, i guess it’ll be a while before i get back.

  • free

    i guess we only get the glamorized studio version with these movies and fake reality shows. just like i heard most of miami is the same way.

  • free

    it used to be on point but i’on know. she was definitely a trendsetter in hair and makeup.

  • Jayla Sullivan

    I LUV Mary, But I don’t understand How People Pay Tons of Money for Weaves & Wigs and the Hair Still Look a HOT Mess. #TeamNaturalHair

  • Mia Said so

    wow!! beautiful and well put,, i like your little story time… tell more.HAPPY HOT DANG ON FRIDAY

  • Mia Said so

    Becasue you were busy and so i was i… what else do have going on… LOL…

  • Intellectual by Nature!

    Aren’t some stars paid for by sponsors, like a production company or label?

  • NYTimes#1Bestseller

    I can see him now at 85 trying to harlem shake to special delivery. ????

  • sunni_daze

    Congrats to Mary. I see Diddy all up in the photo.

  • Blaque Mahogany

    I just saw a pic of Mary from the Critics Choice Award. Looks like she took my advice and fired everybody. Her hair looked 100x better.

  • Blaque Mahogany

    I’m happy to hear this. I love DMX.

  • Sid

    I’m waiting on Sandra’s post on Trump’s shidhole remarks.

  • Tanya Johnson

    I hate them damn stripper shoes. Why Mary? WHYYYYYYYYYYY?

  • HoneyyGoodMoneyy_

    Mary been through hell & back & hell some more … proud of her !

  • Kanyade

    “Because of the Democrats not being interested in life and safety, DACA
    has now taken a big step backwards. The Dems will threaten “shutdown,”
    but what they are really doing is shutting down our military, at a time
    we need it most.”

    —————-

    So much contradiction in his tweets. Just O_o

    Also, if he said “sh**hole countries”, own it. Say what you mean and mean what you say, POTUS. Lord knows he’s said worse.

  • Blaque Mahogany

    You’ll be waiting…

  • bigtyme

    I heard this in Suge Knight’s voice lol

  • NeverSurprised

    From Time magazine:

    “Typically the recording label or movie studio will foot the bill. But in some cases, the money has been raised by stars’ devoted fans. Liza Minnelli’s fan club raised money by showing her movies at somebody’s house and having bake sales,” …. “Dean Stockwell was into recycling, so his fans did it by recycling.”

    http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/07/16/how-to-get-a-star-on-the-hollywood-walk-of-fame/

  • NeverSurprised

    With all of the shenanigans he has engaged in, I’m surprised anyone wants Tyrese at their event. He detracts from the person being honored because all anyone can think about is his cryin’ and lyin’.

  • ViolettaBliss

    Love me some Mary congrats !!!! But why oh why do you have that rats nest on top of your head????

  • Intellectual by Nature!

    Thank you!

  • darealwifey

    Been down with Mary since day 1! She deserved this! Side note: Ms. Blige, don’t you EVA…eva, eva, eva…wear your hair like THAT…no mo’!

    https://i.giphy.com/media/C0dmHFI0LE2Iw/giphy.mp4

  • ZRoJoTheLezBeyond

    And he had the nerve to wear some ol dusty muddy a** boots to an event like this. He could’ve cleaned em before trying to take pics in a special moment like this for MJB.

  • NeverSurprised

    She must have a generous heart, because I would have had my assistant take Tyrese aside and quietly ask him to leave. If he refused, it would have been “SECURITY”

    Sorry, but it was Mary’s big day. No one needed to be thinking about Tyrese and his web of lies.

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    SINCE DAY ONE! I HAVE RODE WITH MJB!

  • hottlanta

    Did you know that Isreal is rounding up and kicking out AA citizens born in this country with they walk in their neighborhood in New York.

  • Sexyniq29

    I can say the same thing about Mary. I met her at the airport and she was rude as hell! I met DMX and he was such a beautiful person. The rudest one yet was that ugly ass Jermaine Dupree. The nicest one to date was Lenox Lewis and Big Show.

  • Sexyniq29

    Patti Labelle’s fans paid for hers as well

  • sunni_daze

    I was saying it in my Suge voice. I’m sorry when I saw this, it was the first thing to come to mind.

  • http://www.pureromance.com LA

    Me too, lol

  • ReadingIsFundamental4Real

    Yes, it just amazes me how they hype up this area as high class celebrity Hollywood and it’s in fact garbage.

  • Yup, I said it

    Being divorced is looking good on Mary! This is the best Mary has loked in almost 2 decades and she looks happy.

  • Desiree Edwards

    Mary has sold 75 million albums to date! This is a long time coming…she should’ve received this star a long time ago. So proud of Mary!

  • SweetTEE

    I want to snatch that hair off and burn it.

  • Lauren

    Love MJB but its time to let that blonde hair go and this hairstyle is def not it for this occasion. Get rid of that blonde hair plz MJB and y is no one in your camp telling u this!!

  • Reina1718

    Looks like they all wanted to take Marys shine

  • YUK!

    Mary J looks busted and old with that doll hair!

  • YUK!

    Mary J looks busted and old with that doll hair!

  • Tahj

    “Hello can I speak to my lawyer…. yeah tell him its Kendu” … LOL HIS PUnk but probably filed a motion during the Star ceremony LOL

  • datATLboi

    Tyrese is such a media whore

  • Yetunde

    Why is Tyrese everywhere? How does he find out about these events? I’m sure he doesn’t get invited.

  • Yetunde

    I love Mary J. Blige. She’s been my favourite since day 1 and she always will be. I’m so happy she’s getting so many accolades, she deserves it. It’s long overdue.

  • MsVida

    Yes def

  • lovelygamour

    Fellow jews at that. They are trying to draw a line that isreal is for jews that came after ww2 only. All they are doing is removing human shields. They are making themselves targets.

  • Readytochokemothernatureout

    Kendu take dat take dat…..

  • KcoolMuziq

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/68e6f9b46b1413b1be748ef0b755eddc3605eb6acb5ad6a1acb047399b28278c.png
    Mary J Blige Nov 15. 2017 at a private SAG screening of her Golden Globe nominated role in ‘MudBound’.

  • Gone Too Far

    He crashes them of course. He’s too much of a liability to be invited to anything

  • Gone Too Far

    You’ll be waiting until Jesus comes

  • Gone Too Far

    Its dirty. And there’s more and more people on drugs taking up space in the streets especially when you’re going towards the W hotel/shake shack

  • Gone Too Far

    I can’t believe people are gonna forget he lied lol

  • ReadingIsFundamental4Real

    H-town…my hometown! Weather sucks but everything else I miss sooooooo much.

  • Gone Too Far

    Htown is one of the few places in the United States where you can experience all 5 seasons in a day lol! But the city is still amazing though nothing can change that!

  • http://www.NeCola.Mayvenn.com Chile_Pleeze

    Kudzu gonna want 45% of that star.. his lawyer preparing the lawsuit now…

  • http://www.NeCola.Mayvenn.com Chile_Pleeze

    kudzu already filing court papers to get part of that star already…

  • ReadingIsFundamental4Real

    I miss laying out at Herman park on a Spring day reading a book and people watching….

  • Blue

    lmbo

  • YellowSauce

    God BLESS the “Mary’s” of the world ….