Mary J. Blige's New Video Makes A Powerful, Tough To Watch Statement

Watch 'Whole Damn Year' here.

Mary J. Blige tackles domestic violence, and a host of other difficult subjects, in her new video for “Whole Damn Year.”

The black and white Mike Ho and Alex Moors-directed clip find the R&B icon exploring the kind of abuse that not only harms individuals, but threatens to tear their families and relationships apart.

Watch Mary J. Blige's "Whole Damn Year" Video Here

The images are definitely tough to watch, but just know that the three protagonists come out the other side -- albeit not unscathed.

“And yes, I’m good on the surface, but I’m a mess, I’m a mess underneath/ See, winter took most of my heart, and spring took most of my heart/ And spring punched right in the stomach, summer came looking for blood and by autumn, I was left with nothing,” she sings with convincing inner pain.

“Whole Damn Year” is on MJB’s thirteenth studio album, The London Sessions, which was released Tuesday (Dec. 2).

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