Mary J. Blige is showing off her killer abs on the December cover of SHAPE magazine. Rocking a white bikini bottom and sports bra top, it’s hard to believe that the Queen of Hip Hip Soul is 42 years young!
Mary’s hubby of 10 years, Kendu Isaacs, shared how proud he is of his wife with his Instagram followers. “#Hardwork #Dedication @Themarkjenkins@daniellethechef @2daybefit is all you need,” he wrote. “I struggle with the dedication. Lol. Congrats Mary keep pushing!!!!!”
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MJB’s personal chef, Danielle Saunders, chef also wrote: “ALL HAIL THE QUEEN????! @brooklynnblige! Looking AMAZING on the December SHAPE mag Cover!!#Juicelife #soulfusion #cleaneating #6mealsaday#mindbodyN’soul #workouthard #dietHARDER super proud to be a part! #wedidthat.”
It looks like the saying is true, Black don’t crack!
Check out the full cover below and be sure to cop Mary’s first Holiday album, A Mary Christmas, in stores now.
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1. Mary J. Blige 
arrives at "VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" in New York (December 2011)
2. Monica and Mary J. Blige
at Luckie Food Lounge in Atlanta (November 2011)
3. Mary J Blige, Melanie Fiona, Rico Love
Happy Birthday Rico!
4. Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige and Kelly Clarkson
backstage at "VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" in New York (December 2011)
5. Mary J. Blige 
performs at Nickelodeon's 2011 TeenNick HALO Awards in Hollywood (Oct 2011)
6. Mary J Blige
at Black Girls Rock! 2011 in New York (October 2011)
7. Mary J Blige & Husband
8. Mary J. Blige 
at Intermix's 'Collaborations & Cocktails' during New York Fashion Week (Sept 2011)
9. Mary J. Blige 
at the Rag + Bone Spring 2012 show during New York Fashion Week (Sept 2011)