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Mariah Carey Opens Up On Racism And Her Autobiography In SHOCKING Interview !

Mariah Carey
Source: Rolling Stone

Mariah Carey Feels People Will Use Her Book As A Template

During the coronavirus lockdown, Mariah Carey published and released her autobiography called The Meaning Of Mariah Carey. She believes the book will one day  act as a template when people will narrate her life and her journey. Moreover, she said, “When people years from now tell my story — hopefully that happens — they’re gonna have to use that book as a template.”

Mariah Carey
Source: Rolling Stone

Mariah Carey Wants To Express Her Life Beyond Her Songs

Mariah Carey has admired many people in her life who have inspired her in making music and generally in life. However, many of them have been able to share their life experiences and ideology only through their songs. She doesn’t want to limit herself to that. She feels her book is the best way for her to share her story. Moreover, she said, “This is my actual story. I look at a lot of people that I admired who didn’t get a chance to do that. They may have told their stories through their music and people interpret their stories.”

Mariah Carey Reveals Where Her Journey Started

Mariah feels different people take different points of her life as the start of her journey. However, she reveals the real curtain raiser to her life in her book. Moreover, she said, “I know some people, Ahmir, like to have everybody else’s input and their perspective. But what I wanted was to tell my actual story, which doesn’t begin with, ‘Mariah Carey put out Vision of Love in 1990.’ No, it doesn’t begin with that. It begins [with me] coloring in the ‘wrong’ crayon with a brown crayon for my father, so they all freak out at me.”

Mariah Carey
Source: The Guardian

Mariah Opens Up On Various Issues Of Her Life

Mariah further opened up on the issues she has faced from her childhood. Moreover, she said, “It begins with, ‘I don’t understand my hair because I’m [half-black],'” recalled the star. “It begins with all these identity issues, these issues of race, these struggles. Then it goes to the issues of control.”