Mariah Carey’s Brother Reveals Why She'll Rock 'American Idol' (EXCLUSIVE)

"Mariah is hysterically funny"
Mariah Carey and brother Morgan
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Mariah Carey is known for her diva demands -- she once insisted “I don’t do stairs” -- but who knew she has a wicked sense of humor, too?

The 42-year-old songstress is set to give American Idol a new lease on life, but according to her brother, the mother of two will bring a lot more than that to the ailing FOX show.

“Mariah is hysterically funny, and I don’t think people really know that,” the songstress’ sibling, Morgan Carey, told Celebuzz.

“I think her fans and fans of the show will appreciate her sense of humor. She’s classic.”

Carey's new role was announced on July 23 when she signed a reported $18 million deal to replace Jennifer Lopez, who said she was leaving the show to pursue other projects.

But Carey's brother said he think his sister’s arrival to the show could not have come sooner.

“I think it’s going to be wonderful to have such a high level of artistry on the show... finally,” Morgan added.

According to the singer’s husband Nick Cannon, the “Obsessed” singer will be a tough judge on American Idol and not let mediocre talent hit the stage.

“She’s very serious about music and singing. She’ll probably be the toughest judge that’s ever been on [the] show,” Cannon told Access Hollywood.

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  • Courtney Puzzo
    Courtney Puzzo

    no they don't if the child or children are already weaned some mothers have to quit nursing early because of lingering medical issues from pregnancy as for example Mariah Carey did because she had had gestational diabetes while she was pregnant with her twins. Ms Simpson didn't have an easy pregnancy either so the press should bugger off of her it takes 9 months to gain the weight so it should take at least that long to lose it which in her case would be about 9lbs a month if she gained 80 like Bryce Dallas Howard did with each of her pregnancies granted Jess is 5ft 3.5in while Bryce is 5ft 8in also take into account that Jessica's daughter was 1 1/2lbs heavier than Bryce's was. correct Beatrice Jean was 8lbs 6oz while Maxwell Drew was 9lbs 13oz

  • Courtney Puzzo
    Courtney Puzzo

    Have got to agree wit Morgan on that Mariah knows what she's doing. but when they try to sing one of her songs infront of her it's gonna be dificult at best like if someone had to run Joanne Woodwads lines from Rachel Rachel infront of her daughter Nell who played the child version of the Character in the film for an audition for a remake.


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