"I'm almost incapable of talking about it"
Mariah Carey is still struggling to find the words to aptly express her sentiments on Whitney
Houston's death. "I'm almost incapable to talking about this still, I think we all are," she
told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" Tuesday. "It's very heavy emotionally."|
The diva, 41, explained that their careers, which both found meteoric rises in the '90s, may
have been neck-and-neck, but the pair's friendship was something that went beyond the music
charts. "I don't think people could ever really understand our relationship," she said. "There
was always this supposed rivalry in the beginning and then we did the duet and became friends.
I saw her towards the end. I loved her. We all loved her and we were all inspired by her."
Carey and Houston famously recorded the hit "When You Believe" together in 1998. The singer
joined a number of other A-list celebrities - including Oprah Winfrey, Kevin Costner and
Alicia Keys - last week for Houston's funeral services in New Jersey. "It was such a class
act the way she went out and the way her family dealt with it," she said of the "home-going"
services. "It was beautiful."
Carey also addressed the health crisis that has been surrounding her own immediate family,
with husband Nick Cannon's series of recent hospitalizations. In early January, Cannon, 31,
was treated for kidney failure while the couple was spending family time with their 9-month-old
twins in Aspen, Colo. He was recently back in the hospital again for two blood clots found in
his lungs and an enlarged verticle on the right side of his heart.
"We didn't know how big a deal it was at that moment," she said of Cannon's health scare. "It
was a gradual thing. We ended up in a couple hospitals this year already." But Carey has no
doubts that Cannon will bounce back just fine. "The thing is, he's a young healthy person,"
she said. "It's about changing the lifestyle and just an awareness of what can really happen
to you no matter how young or in great shape you are. I think, like he always does, he's going
to turn something that happened into a positive thing."
(New York Daily News)
|Wednesday 22 February 2012
||Stepping up (42,061)
by Badr from USA|
I'm going to have to step up and present a solid argument to refute those negative comments about Mariah's so-called failed singles. She did not promote "Almost Home" and "The Art of Letting Go", and "Triumphant" was never fully released to radio. "#Beautiful" managed to make it to #15 and stay in the top 20 for several weeks. It was certified plat... read more
(Wednesday 12 March 2014; 19:37)
||You're Mine remix (42,060)
by G.G. from USA|
I noticed a conversation on Twitter between MC and Joey Arbagey regarding another remix. I messaged him on Facebook and he said there is another remix on the way from him. I liked the remixes he did for MC of Triumphant.
(Wednesday 12 March 2014; 19:29)
||MC's and lambs attitude toward female singers (42,059)
by J from USA|
Stop being immature, all Katy said was Mariah is good for a throwback. Hello. Mariah came out in 1990, alot of her songs are throwbacks. She has praised Mariah many times. I also agree with Marissa. I hate the fact that Mariah has always acted like such a stuck up witch to female singers who look up to her. And some lambs are not any better. What i... read more
(Wednesday 12 March 2014; 18:30)
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