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Mary J. Blige's father is fighting for his life after a stabbing incident in Michigan on Thursday.

Thomas Blige, 63, has been hospitalized in a critical condition after sustaining three stab wounds in an alleged altercation with an ex-girlfriend, according to the Battle Creek Enquirer newspaper. The 50-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder. She is expected to be arraigned on Friday.

Blige underwent surgery at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


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