Fans can probably thank American Idol judge Randy Jackson, who is also Mariah's manager, for the successful negotiations.
The magic that is Mariah Carey has inked a deal with American Idol in an amount, reportedly, climbing the scales toward 20 do-re-mi-mi-million dollars. Excuse the stutter, but those are enough C-notes to bribe a songbird or a sitting judge.
Unfortunately, the Pop and R&B diva, who regularly sticks her fingers in her ears whenever she hits high notes (even in bed hubby Nick Cannon affirms) may have a legitimate cause to do so in the coming episodes. It’s American Idol’s own fault though that the honey-coated vocals will be forced to sit idle through so many bad notes and worse singing. Hitting Paula Abdul with a “Straight up, now tell me? Did you really think we’d love you forever?” is what started this game of musical chairs in the first place.
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