Mary J. Blige has opened up after news of her divorce broke. The singer on Tuesday filed for divorce from her husband, Kendu Isaacs, after 12 years of marriage.
"Ms. Blige is saddened to say it is true that she has filed for divorce, saying sometimes things don't work how we hoped they would. But, there is a divine plan and a reason for everything." A statement obtained by PEOPLE said.
"Mary will continue writing and working on her album which is due out later this year along with her world tour. She thanks and appreciates her fans for their support and love through this very difficult emotional time." The statement concluded.