Illustration for article titled Hello, Mary J. Blige DMd Me on Twitter

Mary J. Blige DM'd me. Which reminds me of the time that Gladys Knight DM'd me. Let me backtrack.


Earlier this afternoon, I received a DM from my good friend Mary J. Blige. Her verified account, not spam. I wrote about her album, The London Sessions, being a divine, out-of-body experience, so she probably read it. Above is a screenshot of what she wrote to me in a direct message on Twitter (go ahead, see for yourself).

That's a classic MJB text, if you didn't know. That's how I know it's not just some "publicity stunt" from her record label. I tried to reply back: "Hey friend, thanks. I love the video." But for some reason, Mary J. Blige doesn't follow me, which is clearly a mistake and forgivable. Here's how I think it happened: Mary J. Blige was thinking about me and thought, I should DM her about my new video.


Little did she know, I already wrote about the "Doubt" video in last week's Y/N. She's busy, so she may have missed it. Now, I'm pretty sure I'm the only person who received this DM, but I can't be certain. If not, then certainly no one else has been DM'd by BOTH Mary J. Blige and Gladys Knight. Let me tell you that story.

Gladys Knight DM'd me. I remember it vividly because it was Christmas Eve and it was Gladys Knight. This is what she wrote to me:

Illustration for article titled Hello, Mary J. Blige DMd Me on Twitter

It's just like the time Mary J. Blige DM'd me.

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