On the eve of the release of her highly anticipated new RCA album Girl on Fire, the Alicia Keys camp has announced that the singer will join X Factor. According to The Hollywood Reporter: Keys will preview a track from her forthcoming album, which features appearances by Babyface,Maxwell and Bruno Mars, in next week’s elimination episode.
The 14-time Grammy winning artist could use some good press given the backlash her recent Jet magazine interview sparked. In her exclusive interview with the venerable weekly entertainment magazine Alicia Keys maintained that she didn’t “steal” Swizz Beatz from his former wife Mashonda Tifrere. Well, as anyone could have predicted, that didn’t sit too well with Miss Mashonda because she quickly took to Twitter to share her thoughts on Alicia’s version of events. It was kind of sad to see because for a while there it looked that they were all one big happy extended family.
Where’s Iyanla Vanzant when you need her? Sounds like this dysfunctional drama has the makings of a new show: “Iyanla Fix My Family.”