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19 Dec, 2014

Former assistant sues

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Carey is being sued by former assistant Ylser Oliver who claims she is owed overtime pay after working seven days a week, often 16-hour days. Oliver’s lawyer Matthew Blit:

My client put her family’s life on hold while tending to Mariah Carey’s family, and Mariah repaid her by underpaying her… My client is a very hardworking woman who treated Mariah and her family like her own, working all hours of the day and night. Even celebrities are required to abide by the law.

8 Dec, 2014

“Roc and Roe’s 12 Days of Christmas”

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nick cCannon promotes his new book Roc and Roe’s 12 Days of Christmas, a children’s book based on his twins with Mariah Carey, Moroccan and Monroe, during an interview on Good Morning America. Cannon says that even though he and Carey are separated, family is the most important.

Always focus on family. We’ll forever be family. At the same time, we’re there for our children, making them the No. 1 priority and understanding they’re loved and can have an amazing holiday. It’s always a house full of people and pets and dogs. Christmas Eve we like to have sleigh rides and reindeer. It’s a lot of fun. So when you read the book, everything seems over the top, but it really happens.

5 Oct, 2014

Vocal problems

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Carey kicks off her Elusive Chanteuse World Tour in Tokyo. Her voice gives out, the microphone stand breaks and she forgets some of the lyrics to her popular song, We Belong Together. Carey fan:

This is beyond disappointing.

21 Aug, 2014

Cannon, Carey separate

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Cannon and Carey separate after six years of marriage. Despite the rough patch in their marriage, the pair spent Mothers’ and Fathers’ day with their twins. Source:

They’ve been living apart for months. He’s been staying in hotels.

1 May, 2014

Album cover release

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17Carey releases her album cover art for Me. I Am Mariah.

On the back cover of this album there’s a personal treasure. This is my first and only self-portrait. I drew it when I was three and a half and entitled it, “Me. I Am Mariah”.

13 Feb, 2014

Mariah Carey interview

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Seacrest interviews Carey during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions her about the revealing dress she wore to the BET Honors. 

It was made to my body, they mold it to my body. It was difficult. It was not an easy feat to get that to stay up on the body. The first night we realized, ‘Um, I think we’re going to have to do something about this situation We rigged it with a little bit of invisible fishing wire.

8 Jan, 2014

Ebony cover

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mariahCannon and his wife Carey appears on the cover of Ebony to discuss their secrets to a happy marriage.

It was early on when I found out how spiritual she was, and we had conversations about kids and how to live life. For her to share these values, it instantly let me know this is the person I’ve always wanted.

4 Aug, 2013

Debbie Allen interview

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I would say that I am like another mother figure to her [Mariah]. I produced and directed her world tour for the Butterfly album years ago and I just did her recent one just before she had the children. I was with her in the hospital when she had the babies came. I was with her Halloween night putting the kids to sleep. They are the most beautiful family.

1 May, 2013

Renew vows

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mariah-carey-3-600Cannon and Carey renew their vows after five years of marriage at Disneyland California. Carey and daughter Monroe were picked up in a horse-drawn Crystal Carriage from a Dream Suite inside the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, then taken to Main Street to meet Cannon and son Moroccan. Together the family proceeded to Sleeping Beauty Castle, for the vow renewals. 

Carey tweeted:

On our way to renew our vows. I love you @Nick Cannon.

4 Dec, 2012

All I Want For Christmas Is You performance

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Backstage before the show, Fallon, Mariah Carey, and The Roots perform All I Want For Christmas Is You using some instruments such as a ukulele, kazoo, and bongos that you’d find in an elementary school classroom.

Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots: "All I Want For Christmas Is You" (w/ Classroom Instruments)

27 Sep, 2012

Mariah Carey interview

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Seacrest interviews Carey during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asks if she will return to American Idol for another season.

Yeah, I actually can. I love moments like this, because I think they’re great. You work through whatever. I’m just learning. I don’t consider myself a judge, I consider myself as someone who is trying to give constructive criticism and guidance I think it’s a really, really great opportunity for people out there who don’t necessarily have the money to make their own demo or to go to a record company and stuff like that. I have a totally new respect for the whole thing.

17 Jan, 2010

Mariah Carey interview

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The Guardian interviews Carey about her role as Miss Weiss in the film Precious. 

I spent as much time as I could getting into it. She is supposed to be exhausted, so it didn’t matter that I stayed up. I really did the best I could to morph into this woman who goes into this office every day and deals with people needing something from her, trying to get things from her, maybe being disingenuous.