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With all of the rumors swirling about Mariah Carey's upcoming wedding to Australian billionaire James Packer (Are they really tying the knot down under, near Australia's Great Barrier Reef? Is the bride really donning a 14K gold, butterfly-adorned wedding dress?), Mimi is finally setting the record straight when it comes her big day. And of course, we're dying to know the details!
The wildest of the rumors? That Carey is employing a fleet of circus animals to perform at her reception. Lions, tigers, and bears — oh my! See? Told you the rumor was pretty wild...
So what's the verdict? Will Carey's big day be more big top circus? "No, that really made me mad," the superstar singer told Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live. "These people really want to tell me I want endangered animals at my wedding? I mean, I have several dogs," she said, explaining her love for her four-legged friends.
"I'm such an animal lover and such an advocate for animals that I'm like, really, that's what I'm going to do, have like endangered species?" Carey continued. "Should I make coats from them all? What else should we do?" So we're assuming a fur embellished wedding dress is out of the question, then?
Cohen then asked Carey about the issue of their respective ginormous fortunes, and whether they're taking any legal precautions before exchanging vows, E! News reports. "Will there be a prenup?" Andy asked. "You're both very valuable."
"We want prenup. We want prenup," Mariah replied when remembering Kanye West's song lyrics to "Gold Digger." "Look, everybody's valuable."
Another crazy rumor the Grammy winner slayed? That she'll be pulling double duty at her nuptials, as both bride and wedding singer. "Why would you sing at your own wedding," she said to People. "It's obnoxious!"
"Of course I'm not going to perform at my wedding," she later continued to Entertainment Tonight. "I'm not even sure someone is performing. It's more gonna be a small thing. We already did the thing with the ring. So, you know, it's over the top already! It's over the top enough."
Yeah, we'd say a whopping 35 carat diamond engagement ring is pretty over the top, but is really anything too glitzy or too glam for this diva? Guess we'll just have to wait and see!