Mariah Carey on her marriage with Tommy Mottola: “it Was like being prey” | People and Celebrity


Mariah Carey not fondly remembers her marriage with Tommy Mottola. The diva from new york has spoken about his relationship with the music producer, who was married five years. “I had No freedom as a human being. It was almost like being prey”, has said the singer in an interview granted to the magazine Cosmopolitan. After lifted as an icon is indisputable in the decade of the 90s, the singer has managed to overcome the shock and is enjoying a good time professional with his latest work, Cautionpublished in November of last year.

But it was not all glamour. When I was a teenager, Carey worked as a waitress to get to the end of the month and spent most of his free time writing songs. After recording a tape of the presentation, he came to the hands of the head of Sony Music, Tommy Mottola. The producer, who has worked for stars such as Michael Jackson and Celine Dion, took her under his protection quickly. Their relationship happened in a short time from the professional to the personal, despite the 20 years difference between them. After the publication of the first album of the artist, which became the best selling album of 1991, the couple married in 1993.

“It is possible that he wanted the caricature of a bride girl”, now said Carey, 49 years old. “There was a conscious effort to keep me as the classic girl american, whatever that would mean that,” he explained in the interview, where he added that the businessman was “very controlling”. With the passage of time, Mottola has also spoken of the relationship, which he described as “wrong and inappropriate”, as pointed Cosmopolitan. Two years after the separation, in 2000, the producer is married with the mexican singer Thalia. However, the world has still not been able to forget the costume of 70 pounds and 400,000 euros, which showcased Carey in your link.

The interpreter All I Want For Christmas Is You has always ensured that Mottola was the first man with whom he had sex. But in the interview to Cosmopolitan has gone a step further and has revealed, for the first time, the number of men with whom he had sexual relations. Carey has stated that it is a “self-righteous”, given that the number can be counted on the fingers of one hand. “I have not had many, but have been very diverse. I’ve only been with five people in my life, so I’m a little prudish, honestly. In comparison with most that are in this medium,” he reflects.

Although he has avoided giving the names of those five people, the interpreter Always Be My Baby has been married on two occasions. After Mottola, in 2008 she married the actor and musician Nick Cannon, with whom she had twins —Moroccan and Monroe— in April of 2011 and divorced in 2016. In addition, he was on the verge of doing it a third time with the multi-million dollar australian James Packer, who came out two years ago and was promised 10 months.

Today, Carey has a relationship with the dancer and choreographer Bryan Tanaka, who began dating after the break with Packer. But throughout his career, the singer’s relationships with various famous. Among them, stands out the mexican singer Luis Miguel, with whom he had a relationship of two years. During that time, they both recorded the theme After Tonightthat she included in the album Rainbow, published in 1999. Also include names such as singer Eric Benet, the baseball player Derek Jeter and even rapper Eminem.