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The singer was in the same room with her ex-boyfriend for a VH1 special. 

Essence.com
May, 09, 2017

There was a time when hell would have to be chilly for Mary J. Blige and her ex-boyfriend Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey to be in the same room together.

The pair had a tumultuous 12-year relationship that involved allegations of drug use, assault and infidelity. 

The pair broke up in the late 1990s but a lot of her early, emotional music was attributed to their rocky relationship (among other issues). Nonetheless, Blige bounced back, made more albums and hit songs, and completely removed herself from her negative past. 

K-Ci also moved on putting out a K-Ci & JoJo album called My Brother's Keeper in 2013 and The Past, The Present, The Future with Jodeci in 2015.

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Fast forward to May 8 and the two are dancing in a room filled with mothers for VH1's Dear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms special.

As reported by VH1, K-Ci along with his Jodeci members serenaded the mothers but also caught the spirit, which at one point had K-Ci giving a sermon.

Time apparently heals. And even though Mary is going through a bitter divorce right now, we know the queen is always going to shine.