July 31, 2001 - Dees Sleaze
goofed on Mariah's visit to the hair salon in one of her recent messages,
along with her burning scalp. They say she checked herself into a New York
hospital, though other sources are still claiming she's in London. Check
out last Friday's Dees Sleaze here.
31, 2001 - Foxnews.com's Roger Friedman continues to dominate his coverage
on Mariah Carey. Check out his Monday report here.
July 31, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports Mariah Carey could walk out of hospital straight into a live concert
with Eminem at Gig On The Green in Glasgow, Scotland next month. Read more.
July 30, 2001 - Word has
it that Mariah left another message on the official site early Sunday morning
but there was problems with the file because nobody could get it to play.
In any event, the message was quickly pulled leaving fans on her official
site's message board furious.
July 30, 2001 - #9 on Vibe's
20 Questions for the September issue: "Isn't Mariah Carey confusing sexy
with slutty in her Loverboy video?"
July 29, 2001 - US Weekly
reports Mariah Carey was spotted grabbing her hair elastic before losing
it in the wind while sticking her head out of the sunroof of her limo during
a recent trip to Detroit.
July 29, 2001 - An autographed
photo and Glitter movie poster are up for bids on ebay. The Glitter poster,
item 1450631428, is bid at $10.50 and the auction ends August 5th. The
8x10 autographed photo, item 1450820748, is unbid at $24.99 and the auction
ends August 6th.
July 28, 2001 - The New York
Daily News' Mitchell Fink reports despite rumors making the rounds this
week Mariah's rep Cindi Berger insists, "It is not an alcohol or a drug
problem. I can say that unequivocally." Read more.
July 28, 2001 - The New York
Post reports insiders at Virgin Records are livid over Mariah's problems
as one groused, "Virgin is furious. Right now she needs to be out there
doing concerts, signing CDs for fans, doing ‘Live with Regis and Kelly,'
and getting on the radio stations!" The Post also says the failure of Loverboy
on the charts and Eminem's refusal to appear on her album drove her to
a nervous breakdown. Read more.
July 28, 2001 - The Sun reports
the real reason Mariah is in the hospital is that she's heartbroken after
splitting up with Luis Miguel. An insider revealed, "They have both taken
it really hard but Mariah's career has to come first." Read more.
July 28, 2001 - Access Hollywood
reported on Mariah's hospitalization and recent erratic behavior including
her appearance on TRL.
July 28, 2001 - In an abstracts.net
poll asking what profession should Mariah concentrate on more, 83.6% said
music while 16.4% said acting, with 1500 total votes cast, with 1500 total
votes cast. Perhaps Mariah would have been well advice to take that advice
and lighten her workload.
July 28, 2001 - Entertainment
Tonight also reported on Mariah's hospitalization and photos of her headed
for the hospital in a black outfit.
July 28, 2001 - To check
out the full unedited versions of Mariah Carey's voice
mails that were later pulled from her site, check MariahDaily.com.
July 28, 2001 - The New York
Post has additional details and comments on Mariah Carey's hospitalization.
July 28, 2001 - Foxnews.com's
Roger Friedman, a constant thorn in Mariah's side, seems to have softened
up in his latest report on the singer. Friedman says, "She got caught up
in digressions that didn't serve her well. I hope with some rest and time
we'll hear that original eight-octave instrument again. Until then, I for
one agree: Let's give her some space." Read more.
July 28, 2001 - Not going
so easy on Mariah was Howard Stern, who again goofed on Mariah's voice
messages, namely the one with the cat given last weekend. Howard pointed
out that Mariah made sure to put her black friend on the phone so she comes
off as acceptable to her audience.
July 28, 2001 - Launch.com
reports Mariah Carey's rep cleared confusion as to what country she's receiving
medical attention in saying, "she's not in London. She's in an undisclosed
location in the U.S." Read more.
July 28, 2001 - A Star magazine
article last week indicates Mariah's troubles may be primarily based on
insomnia. Mariah says, "If I'm feeling comfortable, I could sleep 10, 12
hours, but generally, I get about three." Mariah adds, "Relaxing is hard
July 28, 2001 - The New York
Post's Cindy Adams had several pieces of trivia in her column Friday including
perhaps a warning sign up Mariah's current troubles, "Mariah Carey, while
getting her hair done, received 297 messages on her pager."
July 28, 2001 - Also from
MariahDaily.com, reports are that Luis Miguel is also in a hospital being
treated for severe flu-like symptoms, prompting some disturbing speculation
on internet message boards about the two.
July 27, 2001 - NEWS FLASH:::
Mariah Carey checks herself into a unnamed hospital due to exhaustion.
Carey left two strange messages on her official site's voice mail before
they were quickly pulled, but not before Foxnews.com's Roger Friedman made
a transcript of the two messages. Check them out here.
July 27, 2001 - News.com.au
has more details on Mariah Carey's troubles including her odd appearance
on MTV's TRL last week. Read more.
July 27, 2001 - Worldpop
reports Mariah Carey has turned her apartment into a shrine to Marilyn
Monroe. Carey admits, "The first thing I bought was Marilyn Monroe's white
July 26, 2001 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports while standing outside 57th and Fifth in New York,
Mariah Carey and her bodyguards didn't even bother to turn when a car of
teens rolled past screaming, "We love you, Mariah!" Read more.
July 24, 2001 - Mariah left
a couple of messages last weekend, the first where she was with a
crowd of fans and the second she was talking about her cat acting
kind of strange, admitting her manager was gonna call her asking
why she's leaving crazy messages. Check them out here.
July 24, 2001 - MSNBC’s Jeannette
Walls reports the trailer of Mariah’s new movie Glitter has been
met with ridicule by moviegoers. Sources say people have been throwing
popcorn at the screen shouting “loser!” and “vanity project!” in
regards to the film.
July 22, 2001 - Mariah Carey
talked about her mixed ancestory in the August issue of Latina magazine
saying, "I identify with all things that I am, and I feel like that should
be OK. But I look at myself as a human being." Read more.
July 21, 2001 - The New York
Daily News reports the Eminem-Mariah Carey meeting last weekend may have
ended her 3 year romance with Luis Miguel. Write Mitchell Fink says, "There
is little doubt in my mind that the pop diva and the artist formerly known
as Marshall Mathers 3rd have struck up a relationship that goes beyond
July 21, 2001 - Foxnews.com's
Roger Friedman reports Mariah Carey's Loverboy appears to be a dud as it
has failed to get airplay or MTV video play. Read more.
July 21, 2001 - Worldpop
reports Mariah Carey reportedly cancelled all scheduled press interviews
on Wednesday after a US radio station cut her off early during a live telephone
interview telling the singer they'd run out of time.
July 21, 2001 - WireImage.com
has 17 photos of Mariah Carey from her signing party in Garden City, New
York Friday. Check them out here.
July 20, 2001 - The New York
Post reports Mariah Carey's poster for Glitter seems to be airbrushed,
as she appears much thinner. Mariah's rep denied the claim saying, Her
body is in a twirl. It is a side shot."
July 20, 2001 - Mariah Carey
was shown in the tabloids off the coast of Porto Chervo, Sardinia during
a cruise of the Mediterranean.
July 20, 2001 - The Star
reports Mariah Carey has some unusual habits in the recording studio, forcing
everyone to leave while the heath gets turned up enough so that she sweats
profusely. Mariah says the hot temperatures help her create her best music.
July 20, 2001 - MSNBC's Jeannette
Walls reports Mariah Carey's relationship with Luis Miguel may be in trouble
as in her interview with the Sun, she reaveled, "Right now I’m so crazed
and busy I don’t even have time for me." Carey's spokeswoman commented
saying, "there are a lot of rumors out there."
July 19, 2001 - Peoplenews.com
reports Mariah Carey faced financial ruin before her contract with Virgin
Records that had her nearly file bankruptcy, mostly because of a record
deal that gave too much money to Tommy Mottola. Read more.
July 18, 2001 - The New York
Daily News reports Mariah Carey and Eminem met up at her apartment in New
York last weekend, though Em's rep insists the two are "just friends."
Mariah's rep Cindi Berger said "They are working on a potential deal involving
a new artist. His aunt, uncle and five cousins were with him." Read more.
July 17, 2001 - News of the
World's Rav Singh reports he hears Mariah Carey has a clause in her contract
stating she won't do interviews before 3pm and after 10pm.
July 17, 2001 - Willa Ford
talked to the Tucson Republic where she was asked how she compaired to
the other female pop artists voice-wise responding, "Voice wise I think
I have a unique type of voice! None of our voices are the same.. out of
all of us though, Christina has pipes til' heaven ya' know that girl gotta
voice that would blow Mariah outta the water, I'm NO competition for her!
I think I'm stronger then Britney and Mandy but ya' know at the end I think
it always comes down to attitude! And I respect all of them for their hard
July 17, 2001 - Howard Stern
spent Monday morning bashing Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez for wearing
bikinis saying both were overweight and you could see their guts hanging
out in recent photos published in tabloids. Howard said women that size
should wear a 1 piece suit instead.
July 15, 2001 - The New York
Post hears Mariah Carey's TriBeCa loft, decorated by Prince of Chintz Mario
Buatta, has reportedly been photographed for Architectural Digest.
July 14, 2001 - Mariah left
a couple more audio messages on her official site from Spain and London
where she invited fans to a party Friday [that ended up being at Ocean].
Check them out here.
July 14, 2001 - NME.com reports
Mariah Carey was scheduled to appear at London's Ocean night club Friday
to meet with fans and perhaps perform. Read more.
July 14, 2001 - Mariah Carey
is featured in a couple of photos at eZuma.com where she was promoting
Glitter in London. Check them out here.
July 13, 2001 - Worldpop
reports Mariah Carey admits she's no bike rider, "I've never been able
to ride a bike," she said. "One time when I was little I was riding down
a hill with a girlfriend and we were going too fast so I did the dumbest
thing, I put my feet on the ground. We ended up in a heap at the bottom
of the hill, I try not to ride bikes nowadays!"
July 13, 2001 - Mariah Carey,
Jane's Addiction and a reunited TLC are among the artists who will help
MTV blow out the candles at a party celebrating the network's 20th birthday.
The show will air live August 1 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom at 8
p.m. ET, and tape-delayed at 8 p.m. PT. Read more.
July 13, 2001 - The New York
Post reports Mariah Carey and Loverboy director director David LaChapelle
made a surprise visit to Snooky's strip bar while they were filming the
video. Mariah then put on a very special stripe tease down to her bikini.
July 13, 2001 - Mariah Carey
tells the Sun she usually sleeps only about three hours a night, admitting
"I stay up thinking about all the loose ends. When I get these flashes
of nerves, I'll call a friend or type on my pager or watch a movie or write
lyrics or sit in the kitchen with my dog and cat. If I'm feeling comfortable
I could sleep for 10 or 12 hours, but generally I get about three."
July 7, 2001 - Mariah left
another voice message on Tuesday. Check it out here.
July 7, 2001 - Mariah is
responding to National Enquirer reports that that she got into a hair-pulling
catfight with Wise Girls co-star Mira Sorvino. Mariah's spokeswoman Cindi
Berger says there was no real fighting and "they got along fine." Read
July 7, 2001 - Popbitch.com
reports when Mariah Carey visited a lapdancing bar, she signed her name
on one of the girls' ankles. The dancer was so pleased, she had the signature
turned into a tattoo.
July 1, 2001 - The Sun reports
Mariah Carey is possibly up for a role as a Bond girl after meeting with
Pierce Brosnan at a party in London. An insider told the Sun, "She is really
excited. The producers are considering writing a character just for her."
July 1, 2001 - Mariah Carey's
swimsuit outfit from a trip to Spain was grilled in this week's US Weekly.
Radio host Lisa G joked, "Boarding the good ship Silicone" while comedian
Veronica Mosey cracked, "One of the hundreds of great uses for old throw
pillows." Writer Rena Zager explains, "Someone should tell her that there
are places to buy swimsuits besides Baby Gap."
July 1, 2001 - Mariah Carey
was at VH1's Save The Music event at the Louise A. Spencer School marking
the successful restoration of Newark Public School's in Newark, June 26,
2001. Carey is pictured with student speaker Chanez Robinson and former
president Bill Clinton. Read more about the event here.
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