Mariah Carey welcomed in 2017 by saying “it is what it is” while experiencing technical difficulties while performing live in Times Square.
The singer even tweeted “s*** happens” and a GIF of herself after her disastrous performance that quickly went viral.
But it’s not the first time Carey has had a mishap in the spotlight. Click through to see other issues the singer has had in the past.
Mariah Carey made a very public and bizarre appearance when she surprised Carson Daly on “Total Request Live” in 2001. The singer brought an ice cream cart with her and handed out ice cream to audience members — and stripped down to a tiny halter top and shorts.
“You’re my therapy session right now,” she said to Daly. She was hospitalized for exhaustion shortly thereafter.
Carey emerged from her hospitalization for her first public appearance at a screening for her movie “Glitter” in September 2001. Unfortunately, the movie tanked. The New York Times called it “an unintentionally hilarious compendium of time-tested cinematic clichés,” while the Washington Post called it “primarily a showcase for her breasts. ”
Carey became the subject of ridicule after her episode of “MTV Cribs” aired.
The singer was shown exercising in stilettos and jumping into her jacuzzi in just a towel. The episode may still be the most infamous “Cribs” ever.
The diva slipped up on an appearance on “Good Morning America. ”
After performing, Carey said, “Oh s**t” on air and then revealed that the back of her dress had ripped.
Carey had yet another morning show mishap when she was singing “Always Be My Baby” on the “Today Show” in 2014.
Her mouth moved during a section of the song, though no sounds came out. Watch the alleged failed lip-sync attempt at 2:35.
The singer revealed her diva antics on her reality show “Mariah’s World” when four people helped her put her shoes on.
She admitted, “Oprah told me, ‘Don’t let anybody think that you don’t know how to put your shoes on anymore.’ The problem is these shoes are abusive and I can’t put them on alone. I’m not gonna lie about it. ”
The singer is now in a feud with Dick Clark Productions, claiming the company sabotaged her New Year’s Eve performance.
Her representative, Nicole Perna, blamed technical difficulties, and in an interview with Billboard she said Dick Clark Productions hampered Carey’s performance.
“She was not winging this moment and took it very seriously,” Perna told Billboard. “A shame that production set her up to fail. ”
In a statement released on Sunday, the production company called such claims “absurd. ”
“As the premier producer of live television events for nearly 50 years, we pride ourselves on our reputation and long-standing relationships with artists,” it said. “To suggest that dcp (Dick Clark Productions), as producer of music shows including the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and Academy of Country Music Awards, would ever intentionally compromise the success of any artist is defamatory, outrageous and frankly absurd. “