finally comes out with a new album after three years, but the road wasn't a smooth one. Hitting downward spiral after getting slapped with numerous negative publicities, she was thinking of leaving music industry a few years ago. "I was starting to hate what I loved - the label, the industry I was at a place where I knew what I wanted. And if I couldn't have it, I didn't want to do it anymore," she admitted.
It all began when she was criticized for her alleged diva antics, label tension, her weight and drama during her Broadway debut in "The Color Purple". In 2010, the R&B singer and actress was even accused of ruining a man's marriage.