American Idol 2013 judge Mariah Carey is celebrating the release of her new single #Beautiful on the heels of twin accusations hurled by haters. Carey is rumoured to have resorted to doing a lip sync on Idol. Then towards the end of the show, the diva reportedly refused to give guest performer Jennifer Lopez a standing ovation. Which of these rumours bear the truth?
Carey, however, is moving on from the Idol chapter. The music video for #Beautiful, a collaboration between Carey and Miguel, is now available on iTunes. The new song is charting at the top spot, making Mariah a very happy diva now.
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) May 17, 2013
Us Weekly reported on the perceived refusal of Mariah to stand up for and applaud Jennifer Lopez after her live number on the Idol finale. The entertainment news outlet tweeted, "Mariah Carey refuses to give Jennifer Lopez a standing ovation at the #Idol season finale!" But a TV report by E! clarified Mariah did eventually stand up and applaud J Lo. She is all-smiles when a camera shot caught her from another angle. But how true is it that she did a lip sync of her own songs on the finale night? E! quoted Mariah's reps as saying no lip sync was done during the performance. It was pre-taped, but Mariah did sing live. There was reportedly more on that performance than what was eventually shown, but there was no lip sync.
Mariah Carey has some big balls to lip sync on Idol. You aren't even dancing! No excuse. #idolfinale — Evan Reid (@ButtersReid) May 17, 2013
Mariah Carey ....worst lip syncer ever! #americanidol ha
— Jason Williams (@JasonWilliams86) May 17, 2013
One person not complaining against Mariah Carey is American Idol 2013 winner Candice Glover. Here's how the new Idol champ expressed her gratitude to the diva on Twitter:
I know and I appreciate that SO MUCH! :) RT @mariahcarey: Congratulations Candice!!!! I believed in you from the first note. Big kiss xoxo — Candice Glover (@CandiceGlover) May 20, 2013
VIDEO: Mariah Carey Lip Syncs? Watch Her Pre-Taped Performance on American Idol 2013
VIDEO: Mariah Carey’s Music Video - #Beautiful ft. Miguel
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