Mary J. Blige On Michelle Obama, Style Icons & Butt Cheeks (VIDEO)

12/08/2010 08:52 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Growing up, Mary J. Blige was always grossed out by the nauseating perfumes of her school teachers, so she was inspired to make something she loves to symbolize her personal transformation. Cue her new fragrance, My Life, which she's selling on HSN.

The Huffington Post sat down with the queen of hip-hop soul to discuss how her fashion sense has evolved from "ghetto fabulous" to polished Givenchy, Prada, and Alexander McQueen, some of her favorite designers. Watch the interview below for her thoughts on Michelle Obama, gift giving, and scandalously clad celebs.


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