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Mariah Carey Says Derek Jeter Was the 'Catalyst' for Tommy Mottola Divorce

Mariah Carey has revealed that Derek Jeter was the “catalyst” for her to split up with her ex husband Tommy Mottola, who she married in 1993 before splitting up in 1998.

“Before you divorced Tommy Mottola, you met Yankee baseball player Derek Jeter, and you say he served a very high purpose in your life,” Oprah Winfrey said during Mariah‘s appearance on The Oprah Conversation to promote Mariah‘s memoir, “The Meaning of Mariah Carey.” “This was one of those situations of the right person at the right place and the right time. What was it about Derek? He got his own song too, right?”

Mariah responded, “He got his own song. He got a few songs. He was a catalyst that helped me get out of that relationship because I believed that there was somebody else.”

“And honestly, I don’t think it was like, ‘Oh my gosh, he was the love of my life,’” Mariah said. “Like, at the time I did, because I didn’t think I would ever meet anybody who wouldn’t- What’s the word? I used the word, I just thought about this last night. Not looked down on but feel superior to me because of the fact that I’m not one way or another in most people’s minds, and they have preconceived notions, whatever.”

“But he was a catalyst. And I think that it was beautiful,” she added.

Mariah revealed which songs she wrote about Derek and spoke about their fling recently.

Mariah Carey Felt Like a 'Prisoner' in Tommy Mottola Marriage

Mariah Carey is opening up about her first marriage, which was to Sony Music boss Tommy Mottola.

The former couple got married in 1993 and their relationship raised eyebrows because of their 20-year age difference. They split in 1997.

In a new interview with Cosmopolitan, Mariah talked about her former marriages and even revealed the amount of men she’s had sex with.

“You might want to picture a child bride,” Mariah said about her marriage to Tommy. “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.”

Tommy has since said that their relationship was “wrong and inappropriate.”

Winnie Harlow & Lewis Hamilton Rock Fun Looks at Met Gala 2019

Winnie Harlow and Lewis Hamilton have some fun with their 2019 Met Gala outfits!

The 24-year-old model and the 34-year-old racing driver attended the event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 6) in New York City.

They were joined by Mexican singer Thalia and her husband Tommy Mottola.

Winnie stunned in a bedazzled bra with a matching skirt, a peacock-inspired headpiece, and a feathery black shawl, while Lewis rocked a metallic zig-zag suit.

“M E T my take on ‘Camp’ is a tribute to my beloved Caribbean Carnival,” Winnie shared on Instagram. “See you on the carpet! 🇯🇲✨”

FYI: Winnie is wearing custom Tommy Hilfiger with Rene Caovilla shoes. Lewis is wearing custom Tommy Hilfiger with Alex Soldier brooches. Thalia is wearing custom Tommy Hilfiger with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and Djula jewelry.

25+ pictures inside of Winnie Harlow, Lewis Hamilton, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Cassie & Sean "Diddy" Combs Have Dinner With Naomi Campbell & Tommy Mottola in West Hollywood!

Cassie and Sean “Diddy” Combs are enjoying superstar company at dinner alongside Naomi Campbell and Tommy Mottola!

The 31-year-old “Me & U” singer and the 48-year-old entrepreneur were spotted walking out of dinner holding hands after meeting up with the supermodel and the music exec at Craig’s on Thursday night (March 22) in West Hollywood, Calif.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Naomi Campbell

Naomi looked super chic as always in a fur coat over a black ensemble as she entered the restaurant to meet up with her friends.

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Mariah Carey's Ex-Husband Sends Her Support, Suggests She Replace Her Team

Mariah Carey has been receiving support from all over after her performance gone wrong on New Year’s Eve and now her ex-husband, music exec Tommy Mottola, is speaking out.

The 67-year-old former head of Sony Music Entertainment was married to Mariah from 1993 to 1998. He is telling people to back off his ex-wife as this could have happened to anyone, but he doesn’t have the same kind words for her team.

MC is arguably the greatest pop voice to come along in the last three decades. She has had more number one hits than any pop artist in history!!! She is a global icon and a treasure with incredible talent not only as a singer but as a great songwriter. What happened on NYE could’ve happened to anyone!” Tommy said in a letter sent to Page Six. “Yes, her technical people should’ve helped pay more attention to all of it so that there was no chance of that happening.”

Click inside to read what Tommy Mottola said about Mariah Carey’s team… More Here! »

Thalia & Tommy Mottola Flash Big Smiles at Met Ball 2014!

Thalia is gorgeous in a strapless gown at the 2014 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 5) in New York City.

The 42-year-old singer was accompanied on the red carpet by Tommy Mottola, who is most known for discovering Mariah Carey in the 1990s.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Thalia

“Honoring Charles James Beyond Fashion – #MetGala2014 #ny #party #fashion #glam,” Thalia posted on Instagram on the same night.

During the gala, Thalia and Tommy sat at Tommy Hilfiger‘s table, which included Zooey Deschanel and Lake Bell.

FYI: Thalia is wearing a mint green duchess satin strapless corseted column gown with back ruffle and layered green and navy organza train by Tommy Hilfiger, De Beers earrings and bracelet, and carrying an Edie Parker clutch. More Here! »

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