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Saturday, 10 August 2013

Mariah Carey recalls falling victim to racism as a child: I was spat on by a white person

Reflecting on a scene in ‘The Butler,’ which a character is spat on, Mariah Carey said, ‘That right there — that was almost the deepest thing to me in the movie because I know what she went through.’

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Reflecting on a scene in ‘The Butler,’ which a character is spat on, Mariah Carey said, ‘That right there — that was almost the deepest thing to me in the movie because I know what she went through.’

The “#Beautiful” singer rehashed a painful memory during a news conference for the film “The Butler” at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on Monday. Carey recalled being spat on by a white person when she was younger.
Reflecting on a scene in the movie that’s meant to replicate the Woolworth’s Lunch Counter sit-in, in which a black college student is spat on by a white woman, Carey admitted, “That actually happened to me.”
Despite the challenges Mariah Carey may have faced in her childhood it didn’t stop her from chasing her dreams and being successful.

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Despite the challenges Mariah Carey may have faced in her childhood it didn’t stop her from chasing her dreams and being successful.

“I know people would be in shock and not really want to believe or accept that, but it did,” she stated. “And it happened to be a bus as well. It was a school bus … In the face and in the same way.”

The unfortunate incident didn’t stop Carey from aiming high in her life and achieving great success. Still, it was a moment that she will never forget.
“That right there - - that was almost the deepest thing to me in the movie because I know what she went through,” she added.
As the singer recovers from a dislocated shoulder she sustained during a video shoot in July, Carey continues moving forward with the work she’s tasked to do but keeps her injury hidden beneath posh arm slings as only a true diva would.

1 comMENTS:

She was spat on as a child.....
As an adult and alleged 'singer', I would happily vomit my entire stomach content and defecate on her!!! She is a half cast promoting hybrid humanoids who are neither accepted by the negroes or the whites, an abomination. Those who engage in 'inter-racial', or rather inter-species mating should be prosecuted with intent to cause child abuse.

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