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Mariah Carey Was Mentally Affected After Film Glitter Tanked!

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Mariah Carey To Open About Some Real Dark Things In Her Autobiography

Legendary singer Mariah Carey is coming up with a book on her life. Moreover, the title of the book is β€˜The Meaning of Mariah Carey’. Mariah promises to take people through some dark phases of her life, which she claims is unknown to even her closest friends. Mariah has gone through a lot in her life, and the book will cover all of it. She said:

β€œThere’s a lot of stuff that I’m dealing with in the book that I have never dealt with, even in conversation with some of my closest, closest friends.”

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Backlash From Film Glitter Disturbed Mariah Carey Mentally

Mariah Carey decided to take a new turn and try her hand in acting when she chose to star in the 2001 feature film Glitter. However, the film got critically and commercially panned and the criticism affected Mariah mentally. She was traumatized by the word Glitter, and she couldn’t get over it for a long time. She said:

β€œThe Glitter era, it was an intense time. There are very few people who understand, like, being under the constant scrutiny of the world or the press. I couldn’t even say the word ‘glitter.’ It’d be, like, people around me, we had to say ‘sparkle’ instead of ‘glitter’!”

Mariah Carey Went Into Rehab After Glitter Debacle

Mariah was significantly affected by the backlash from Glitter and was finding it hard to sleep. However, that prompted her to go into a rehab facility as she saw her life crashing and her hard work going turning into waste. She said:

β€œBut I allowed myself to be put in a position for that to happen. I was working so hard and I wasn’t about to let everything I’d worked so hard for just to slip away. So, I worked myself into the ground. I was in a very dark place that ended up almost completely destroying my life.”

Mariah Carey
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Mariah Carey Talks About Bipolar Disorder In Her Book

Along with many good and bad things, Mariah will also open up about her bipolar disorder. In 2018, Mariah revealed that she had bipolar disorder. Talking about it, she told PEOPLE in 2018:

β€œFor a long time I thought I had a severe sleep disorder. But it wasn’t normal insomnia and I wasn’t lying awake counting sheep. I was working and working and working … I was irritable and in constant fear of letting people down.”

 

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