Mary J. Blige arrives at The Grove's 11th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular Presented By Citi at The Grove on November 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Caruso Affiliated/AP Images) | Alexandra Wyman/Invision/AP

Mary J. Blige arrives at The Grove’s 11th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular Presented By Citi at The Grove on November 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Caruso Affiliated/AP Images) | Alexandra Wyman/Invision/AP

The father of R&B star Mary J. Blige is in critical condition after being stabbed early Thursday morning (Jan. 23).

According to WOOD TV 8, Thomas Blige, 63, was stabbed in the neck by an ex-girlfriend during a domestic dispute at a southside apartment complex in Battle Creek, Mich. Blige reportedly confronted the woman and accused her of slashing his tires.

When police found Blige in his apartment, he had been stabbed three times, including one neck injury. The Battle Creek Enquirer said he underwent surgery at a hospital nearby Kalamazoo, Mich., and WOOD reports that he is in critical condition.

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