Mariah Carey is more than a musical diva, she’s like that IRL! Behind-the-scenes, the singer is quite the prima donna from abandoning her family to pricey, outrageous demands. Click through to read her 15 best moments, and trust us, there was no shortage of diva antics!
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Mariah’s older brother Morgan Carey recently trashed the star for not helping to pay for their dying sister Alison’s medical bills. "She probably spends more on dog food than it would cost to make sure her sister gets properly cared for,” he told The Sun.
As a matter of fact, she does! MC drops a small fortune on her eight pooches, including almost $40,000 just for grooming! The pampered mutts are also treated to massages, facials and are driven around by chauffeurs.
Mariah Carey leaving the birthday-bash-for the Prince of Brunei, Prince Azim, Dorchester hotel, London, UK.
She definitely doesn’t travel light but Mariah also once booked two suites at the Beverly Hills Hotel, “one for her and one for her massive amount of luggage” to the tune of $10,000 each!
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It’s no surprise she’s into material items, because have you seen her 35-carat ring?
First shots of Mariah Carey out and about after dislocating her arm, showing her severely bruised shoulder in NYC
An ordinary sling isn’t fit for the Queen!
Mariah Carey Honored With Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Fans may even get to see pieces from her closet if the Mariah Carey museum she plans to open comes to fruition, though her fiancé James Packer thinks it’s “wacky.”
Arrivals at the 2016 G’Day USA Los Angeles Gala in Los Angeles, CA
Her upcoming nuptials to the Aussie businessman will be—no surprise—lavish! “It’s going to be grand. I’m most excited about the grandeur, darling,” she said.
Mariah Carey on set directing her first movie the Christmas Melody in Cincinnati, Ohio (Blurred)
Do not disturb! A source told In Touch that her “day revolves around her nap schedule” even while directing a movie!
Mariah Carey shows off her version of 50 Shades of Grey on her opening night of her residency in Las Vegas during the #1 to Infinity show at The Colosseum, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Her lifestyle is undoubtedly demanding, but Mariah has an extensive list of rules when she’s in a relationship, including sex only on Mondays, a source told OKMagazine.com exclusively.
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She calls it “romantic” but Carey also likes being “fed by a lover.”
In love and war! It was all out war on American Idol when she got into several fights with Nicki Minaj and then threw shade. Mariah later said she hired security because it was “an unsafe work environment.”
Remember when she lashed out on the Home Shopping Network when she was being filmed from “unflattering” angles?
Mariah Carey album launch party, London
Only the best for MC! The songstress has admitted everything must be perfect, including lighting! “I have an extreme aversion to overhead lighting. In my opinion, elevator lighting is toxic,” she told US Weekly.
That whole Jennifer Lopez thing (“I don’t know her.”) will live on in infamy.