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Mariah Carey Covers 'Paper' December 2009

Mariah Carey Covers 'Paper' December 2009

Mariah Carey lends her famous face to Paper Magazine in this sexy shoot for the magazine’s December/January issue.

Here’s what the 39-year-old singer had to share:

On the media’s harsh treatment of her 2001 breakdown: “It was after September 11th. A lot of people taking shots at me had no place to go. We are friggin’ ADD, this country. There’s a huge ADD situation.”

On dressing provocatively at an early age: “I have had very low self-esteem my whole life. When I was 12 or 13, I remember walking up the driveway, and this guy who was 20 — which may have been highly inappropriate — said to me, ‘I like your pants,’ and I was like ‘Oh, that looks good? Oh, OK, I will wear tight pants now.”

On her relationship with husband Nick Cannon: “All we do is have fun together. I don’t know what his eternal age is but maybe it’s more like 16.”

For more from Mariah, pick up Paper Magazine, on newsstands today, or check out Papermag.com!

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19 Comments

# 1

GORGEOUS AS ALWAYS!!!!

# 3

Where do they sell this mag?

# 5

So it’s now Bin Laden’s fault she had a breakdown???

# 6

what does ADD mean?

# 7

UGH!! I miss the days when Paper would NEVER put someone like Mariah on the cover…
No offence to MC , But paper USED to be more of an underground NY Mag….
They SOLD OUT sometime ago I guess.

# 8

she looks beautiful. i love the cover and appreciate her honesty. ADD- Attention Deficit Disorder (difficulty paying attention to a subject)

# 9

She is such a strong woman! I hope Jeter didn’t give her the herp

hate this woman
she’s an untalented piece of ****
she’s not even pretty, so plz dont say she’s beautiful
@lexy: lmao!!

She’s got ADD herself the way she runs around acting like she’s 5 years old.

She needs to dress classier and wear shoes and clothes she can walk in.

I love this woman and she is VERY TALENTED………..
GO SEE THE MOVIE “PRECIOUS.”
Mariah is GREAT in it.
Brava Mariah.

love you mimi!

Compared to the likes of Spears and the like, Mariah is a real survivor.

Now she’s a female star!!!

She should stop crying. Hell, look at Britney!

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