The funds to keep Mary J. Blige‘s fine ass in Gucci and gold appear to be limited these days. Don’t ask for an Easter basket this year.
The former light of K-Ci’s life was slapped with a lawsuit last week for defaulting on a $500,000 loan. According the lawsuit filed by Bank of America in New York State Supreme Court, MJB took out the loan in 2005 and stopped making re-payments in June 2012.
The latest financial headache comes months after she was sued for defaulting on a $2.2 million loan she took out with husband Kendu Isaacs in November 2012. Signature Bank is seeking to recoup the original loan plus $58,000 in interest.
“There’s really nothing you can say about the negative things that are in the media about you,” she told Hip Hollywood on the red carpet at Vibe Media’s 20th anniversary celebration. “All you can do is keep pushing, keep your head up and just let people be people. [Let] haters hate and just do what you do. Use all of that to fuel you to do something better.”
Check out more pictures of MJB at the party celebrating her Los Angeles Confidential magazine cover below.