Mariah Carey (AP/Eric Jamison)

Mariah Carey has no respect for reality stars

The diva doesn't respect people who get famous without honing a craft


Anna Silman
August 20, 2015 9:38PM (UTC)

Speaking at a recent press event in Israel, self-proclaimed 'elusive chanteuse' Mariah Carey shared her disapproval for individuals who attain celebrity status without having honed their craft.

“Some people’s goal is to be famous, not to have a craft or an art that they’re famous for. Today, you can be famous just from being on a reality…well, doing… you don’t really have to do much, but you kinda gotta do a lot,” Carey said. "And then your whole life is just about being a celebrity and that’s what some people aspire to, because it’s easy and because then everybody knows them and all they see is the bright side of fame."

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While Mariah Carey will be guest-starring on TV’s biggest scripted hit next fall — Lee Daniels' musical Fox soap "Empire" — don't expect to see her back as a judge on "American Idol" (which she notoriously called "the worst experience of her life") anytime soon.

"I couldn’t handle being on a reality show, I couldn’t handle having people with cameras on me all the time," Carey added. "It’s already like that, It’s too much.”

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