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MARIAH CAREY ANNOUNCES SHE’S FINISHED HER NEW MEMOIR

Mariah Carey took to social media to announce that she has completed her highly anticipated untitled new memoir.

The elusive chanteuse has revealed her new book — an autobiography about her personal life and professional career — will spill a lot of tea, as she told Variety in an interview published Tuesday.

“Born to a black father and white mother, [I] lived in basically very humble beginnings [and] came out of it,” she told the publication of her life. “[I’ve had] ups and downs, and this and that. And public humiliation and going through the wringer.”

One such obstacle, she noted, was the release of “the debacle that was Glitter,” the soundtrack album to her 2001 film of the same name that flopped critically and commercially (until fans pushed it to No. 1 on the iTunes charts last year) while she suffered a headline-making nervous breakdown. “It’s a real moment we’re getting into,” she said.

Speaking of Glitter, I hope she goes into further detail about her marriage to record honcho Tommy Mottola and how he used Jennifer Lopez to sabotage Glitter and any music Carey was doing at the time.

“But then you have an Emancipation of Mimi moment,” she continued, referencing the 2005 album (inspired by her divorce from Mottola, which she’ll also touch on in the book) that jump-started her career by adding two No. 1 singles to her 18-strong collection of hits that have topped the American charts. “You have to relish that moment, be around real people that care about you and just shake off the other nonsense.”

She also mentions her infamous breakdown, which we caught a glimpse of when she appeared on TRL wearing a halter top and gold booty shorts while pushing an ice cream cart.

“I had a whole supposed breakdown, alleged. All of this to be revealed in the book, by the way, which I’m obsessed with writing right now. It’s so cathartic,” she told Variety. “It was an emotional and physical breakdown, but it wasn’t a nervous breakdown, because you don’t recover from that really. And even my therapist was like, ‘You didn’t have a breakdown; you had a diva fit and people couldn’t handle it.’ And that is something we should explore, because if a woman gets too emotional or too loud or too abrasive or too real, suddenly it’s like, ‘What’s wrong with her? She’s crazy.’”

I’m definitely excited to step inside of MC’s world, and cannot wait to get an idea who she is beyond the grand dame persona she always puts on in the media.

I also heard Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen is publishing her book, but I need to hear from multiple sources if that tea is indeed true.

With the memoir coming out soon, I’m sure production companies will be at war to secure the rights to bring her biopic to our TV screens.

Mariah’s memoir is set to release sometime in 2021.

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