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Mariah Carey Responds to Her Brother Morgan's Defamation Lawsuit Over Her Memoir (Report)

Mariah Carey Responds to Her Brother Morgan's Defamation Lawsuit Over Her Memoir (Report)

Mariah Carey is hitting back at her brother Morgan‘s claims that she defamed him in her tell-all memoir, “The Meaning of Mariah Carey.”

Morgan filed a lawsuit against the pop-star back in in March, claiming that she defamed him and intentionally inflicted emotionally distress by including several stories about him in her memoir.

Mariah addressed her older brother’s claims in new court documents published by Page Six.

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In the filing, Mariah‘s team stated that her intention was not to defame Morgan with the story, but rather serve as an “inspiration” for others who have undergone similar experiences.

“The story of Ms. Carey’s rise from a dysfunctional and sometimes violent family environment has significant public value, particularly to any young person who may find her/himself stuck in similarly harsh and dispiriting circumstances and who can benefit from the inspiration to employ their talents in pursuit of their dreams,” the documents read.

Page Six also adds that her lawyers are arguing that a “higher legal standard would be required of Morgan to prove defamation, and it’s one that the suit doesn’t meet, according to Mariah‘s filing.”

Mariah was also sued by her sister Allison for emotional distress related to what the singer wrote about her in the book.

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