NEW YORK (AP) -- What's the 411 on Mary J. Blige? The queen of hip-hop soul is getting married.
Blige told The Associated Press on Wednesday that she got engaged to her boyfriend, whom she prefers to keep out of the spotlight, over the holidays.
She hasn't set a wedding date, but said that when she does, it will be "no big wedding. The marriage will be the first for the 31-year-old.
This week, Blige rereleased her latest platinum-selling disc, "No More Drama."
Cruise seeks help
BERLIN (AP) -- Tom Cruise, a well-known Scientologist, has asked the U.S. ambassador to Germany to seek support for the organization's fight with the German government.
Germany views Scientology as a potential threat to democracy, placing it under scrutiny by domestic intelligence agents in 1997. The church has denounced German treatment of its 30,000 adherents.
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