Mariah Carey opened up about her love life and what she stated was her “controlling” first marriage for Cosmopolitan’s August subject.
The “We Belong Together” singer and journal cowl star, who’s been married twice, spoke about tying the knot with music govt Tommy Mottola in 1993. Carey stated the wedding, which solely lasted just a few years, wasn’t a cheerful one for her.
“You might want to picture a child bride,” Carey advised Cosmo. “There was a conscious effort to keep me as this all-American, whatever that means, girl. It was very controlled.”
She added: “There was no freedom for me as a human being. It was almost like being a prisoner.”
Cosmo famous that Mottola later known as the connection “wrong and inappropriate.”
He made the assertion in his 2013 e-book, “Hitmaker: The Man and His Music.” He wrote that he was “truly sorry for any discomfort or pain that all of my good intentions inevitably caused her,” however denied accounts that he was controlling as “lots of crap.”
The 2 ultimately divorced, and Carey married Nick Cannon in 2008, who she shares twins Monroe and Moroccan with. That marriage got here to an finish in 2016.
Carey is now concerned with backup dancer and choreographer Bryan Tanaka, after briefly relationship Australian billionaire James Packer.
Within the Cosmo interview, the singer described her former companions as a “variety pack.”
“I’ve only been with five people in my life, so I’m kind of a prude, honestly, compared to most others in the field,” she stated.
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