Just kidding, she still found a way to put herself on center stage.
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The kid on the left was named after the design motif in the top floor of her apartment. Seriously.
Upon the occasion of the birth of her twins Moroccan and Monroe, Carey wanted to ensure that her progeny would be welcomed into the world with maximum fabulousness. So, she decided to accompany their delivery with the most beautiful music she could think of: her own music. Specifically, the song "Fantasy" from her fifth studio album, Daydream. To further ensure that the newborns wouldn't hog all the attention, she had the Reverend Al Sharpton brought in during the proceedings to renew the mother and father's wedding vows.
Whoever was in charge of hitting play on the presumably bedazzled CD player didn't fill the room with the bat-like squeaking on the album version, however -- she requested a live performance from an appearance at Madison Square Garden. The main benefit of this decision was that not only would her lucky neonates enjoy the sound of her warbling during their emergence, but also the cheering of the adoring crowd. A crowd cheering for ... Mariah. The only tragedy of the day was that, since the procedure was a C-section, the large number of drugs combined with the sound of infantile screaming likely ruined her enjoyment of the song.
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"Also, we're homeschooling them. Their syllabus is one movie long."
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