Mariah Carey may or may not have been involved with a Satantic cult as a kid.
But the iconic singer has now opened way up to Cosmopolitan and revealed the exact number of men with whom she has been involved.
In a biblical sense.
By which we mean the following:
Carey has told the world just how many sexual partners she’d had in her life.
And while there is no right or wrong answer to this question, of course, Mariah’s response is garnering national attention for two seasons:
1. How many celebrities have just come right out and revealed this information to the public?!?
2. For someone who looks like Mariah Carey and for someone as rich and famous as Mariah Carey… the answer is surprisingly low.
"I haven’t had that many, but there has been a variety pack," Carey said at the outset of her response to this question, prior to just spitting out the figure:
"I’ve only been with five people in my life, so I’m kind of a prude, honestly, compared to most others in the field."
(Notice the not-so-subtle shade she hurled here at other pop stars? All bow down before this Queen Diva, folks. Seriously: Do it!)
Carey is currently dating herf ormer backup dancer, Bryan Tanaka.
So there’s one person, if we safely assume the two have engaged in sexual intercourse.
Carey as also married back in the 1990s to Sony Music mogul Tommy Mottola — and she has twins with ex-husband Nick Cannon, meaning they fornicated on at least one occasion.
We’re as sure as a celebrity gossip website can be that Carey also dated Derek Jeter awhile ago as well, which leaves just one open spot spot in her bedroom boinking list.
We’d say it’s none of our business to think about such a personal topic, but hey: Mariah is the one who brought it up!
(UPDATE: Carey was also engaged to James Packer! There you go! There’s the five!)
Tanaka is much younger than Mariah — but Mottola was significantly older, which is likely what prompted the singer to remark on the "variety" of men that have seen her in her birthday suit while she either writhed around on top of them or spread her legs for them via the missionary position.
"You might want to picture a child bride," she told Cosmo of her first marriage, adding:
"There was a conscious effort to keep me as this all-American, whatever that means, girl. It was very controlled.
"There was no freedom for me as a human being. It was almost like being a prisoner."
Elsewhere, along with sort of slut-shaming other artists in her industry, Carey detailed all the obstacles she had to overcome in order to make it huge.
"They have no idea what I went through as a child to even get to be an 18-year-old girl with a record deal," she explains. "This was before you could just go on YouTube and sing."
"A lot of artists say they write, but they don’t really write. No offense to anybody. That’s just what I’ve seen."