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A Review of Mary J. Blige on One Life to Live

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mary_j_blige.jpg If you blinked you may have missed singer Mary J. Blige‘s performance near the end of One Life To Live Friday. The good news is she’ll be back tomorrow.

Blige and her real band performed at character Starr Manning’s (Kristen Alderson) sweet 16 birthday party. It was by far the best 2-3 minutes of the otherwise tedious cliffhanger Friday show.

Blige gave an exuberant performance of her song, “Just Fine.” It was the R&B singer’s second time performing on One Life to Live. Her first go around in Llanview was back in 2006.

Incorporating real stars into the fictional world of soap operas can come across as clunky at times (think back to Timbaland’s appearance on One Life to Live last year when he claimed to be a fan of fictional singer Sarah “Flash” Roberts).

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