Mary J. Blige is dusting off her acting chops and returning to the small screen in a huge way.
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According to reports, the Grammy-winning singer is set to guest star on the upcoming third season of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder. No further information about Blige’s character or plot line has been released yet, but Viola Davis did reveal that season three features a new mystery “and it’s going to be presented very quickly in the first episode,” so maybe her character kicks off the drama this season.
MJB has been slowly transitioning herself from the Queen of R&B to a triple threat performer with her acting gigs. She recently starred in the The Wiz Live! on NBC, a role that earned her a Critics’ Choice TV Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.
Catch Mary J. Blige on season 3 of Shonda Rhimes’ How to Get Away with Murder on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 10 p.m. on ABC.
11 Photos Of Mary J. Blige Killing The Game Back In ’92
1. Mary takes over the stage in her signature look.Source:Getty 1 of 11
2. The R&B goddess takes a stance at the 7th Annual New York Music Awards.Source:Getty 2 of 11
3. How sweet does she look at the KMEL Summer Jam in 1992?Source:Getty 3 of 11
4. Mary J. & Joe Public win big at the New York Music Awards in ’92.Source:Getty 4 of 11
5. Mary J. Blige is all smiles in a hoodie and curls.Source:Getty 5 of 11
6. Mary does her one, two-step while performing in ’92.Source:Getty 6 of 11
7. She had a flawless smile, even back then.Source:Getty 7 of 11
8. Mary J. wins big at the 7th Annual New York Music Awards.Source:Getty 8 of 11
9. Show ’em who’s queen.Source:Getty 9 of 11
10. Super Cat and Mary chill backstage at the New York Music Awards in ’92.Source:Getty 10 of 11
11. Let’s get ’em, queen!Source:Getty 11 of 11
SOURCE: Deadline | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Instagram