On Thursday we learned that billionaire James Packer had broken up with that legend and icon and Queen of Las Vegas Mariah Carey less than a year after becoming engaged. There are rumors that they fought over Mariah’s extravagant spending. (What? She’s super rich.) There are rumors that Packer got cold feet. (From marrying Mariah Carey? Straight men are so interesting.) There are also rumors that Packer is violent and that Mariah broke up with him after a fight. But there’s another party involved in this breakup. I’ll give you a hint: they’re a VERY excited vowel.
Yep, you guessed it, E! is reportedly “freaking out” over Carey and Packer’s split because of its potential for derailing their upcoming Carey-centric reality show, Mariah’s World.
Writes Gossip Cop:
The network had hoped Carey’s journey to marriage would draw in viewers, but now there’s fear that much of the key footage with Packer and the wedding plotline is “irrelevant.”
Though the public does, in fact, love a wedding, what many love even more is the schadenfreude of a nasty breakup. It also seems possible that E! would know that this latest development might bring viewers to the show, not deter them. I’d forgotten all about this reality show until news of their breakup was announced. And now here we are, a month out from its premiere.
Here’s a tip. If you ever happen to be in a friendly conversation with FKA Twigs, avoid asking her how old she is. One, because that’s not always the greatest question to ask anyone, and two, because you might get a response like this:
“In human years, I am like 28. But how old are we really? We don’t even know. In time that humans have set, which isn’t real, I’m 28. But like how old am I? You don’t know how old you are. Your son could be older than you. What are we talking about? Human years? Soul years? Creative years? Years of what? That’s how I see things. I don’t know how old I am. I can’t say.”
I’m not entirely sure how the interviewer was able to maintain composure here, but they deserve a Pulitzer for that alone.
Jaime King’s son dressed as a mermaid and is freaking loving it.
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