Mary J. Blige and her ongoing and very public split from husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs sparked a nasty battle over the estranged pair’s financial obligation to one another. In the midst of their legal separationĀ proceedings, it has come forth that the R&B icon owes $6.5 million in back taxes to the federal government.

Daily Mail exclusively reports:

Mary J. Blige has revealed she owes millions of dollars to the IRS after her estranged husband demanded she provide spousal support.

The R&B singer, who is in the midst of a bitter legal separation with Martin ‘Kendu’ Isaacs, filed an Income and Expense Declaration in a Los Angeles court on August 8, after she was given a temporary order to pay him $30,000 a month.

Blige, 46, filed for divorce from Isaacs in July last year, citing irreconcilable differences after nearly 13 years of marriage. Isaacs later demanded spousal support claiming the star left him with ‘no source of income.’

Documents obtained exclusively by, reveal the star earns $326,930 a month – with royalties and earnings from her production company being her main source of cash.

Isaacs earns around $43,977 from commissions but has sought as much as $130,000 per month from his ex to cover his expenses, but is currently getting the aforementioned temporary spousal support after Blige fired him from her production company.


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