Mariah Carey Strikes Ultimate Diva Pose at Friend’s Anniversary (PHOTO)

| August 14, 2012 - 12:15 pm

Mariah's 'Idol' Promo
Mariah Carey stuns in first 'American Idol' portrait.
Werq, Mimi!

Mariah Carey posted an epic photo on her brand-new Instagram account Monday, in which the Grammy-winning diva and soon-to-be American Idol judge strikes a pose that only she could pull off.

Smizing for the camera, the 42-year-old legend gave some realness while celebrating her friend’s anniversary on Sunday.

“Celebrating my friend’s anniversary! Le’chaim shout out to Israel 8.12! #Triumhant.”


Carey, who released her new single “Triumphant” on July 30, has been all over the news this summer after it was confirmed that she will be joining American Idol season 12 in January.

“As a singer, songwriter and producer, it’s going to be fun and rewarding to help find new talent and give back with American Idol,” Carey, 42, said, on July 23.

“I’m currently in the studio working on my new album and its first single, ‘Triumphant,’ which will be out early next month. I can’t wait to channel my creative energy as a part of this show, which is a massive global phenomenon.”

Carey’s new studio album will be released in March 2013. “Triumphant” hit stores on August 2.