It’s been a couple of days now since we learned that Mariah Carey and James Packer ended their engagement — how’s everyone holding up?
We were all excited to see another Mariah Carey wedding, and to see all her majestic diva-bride shenanigans, but that was so quickly and so cruelly ripped away from us.
It’s OK if you need to cry.
What’s worse is that we still don’t have a great idea about what happened to end their relationship.
Some reports claim that James was put off by Mariah’s “extravagant spending,” and also by her new reality show.
“James had huge reservations about Mariah’s new reality TV show,” one source claimed, “and the fact that she was willing to expose their lives to the world.”
Another possible reason for the split is that Mariah never got along with James’ family.
Apparently, “his mom hated to even hear her name mentioned, and James’ tight circle of friends never really thought they would marry.”
One report alleges that, during a vacation in Greece, James did “something really bad” and “violent” to Mariah’s assistant. That incident was said to have happened over a month ago, and in this version of events, Mariah and James haven’t spoken since.
Another claims that James has some issues, and that he’s “not in a mentally healthy place right now and he has not been present for her.”
“Unfortunately, his absence and behavior was not a good situation for her, so she had to leave him.”
Yet another report has Mariah hooking up with her backup dancer, Brian Tanaka.
She’s apparently gotten close with this guy over the past few weeks, ever since that yacht incident, and she was photographed having dinner with him on Thursday night.
But now, TMZ is reporting that the rumors about Mariah hooking up with her backup dancer are “completely false” … because Mariah simply doesn’t believe in premarital hookups.
Mariah has always been a “traditional girl,” it seems, and that means absolutely no sex before marriage.
So yeah, that means that Mariah would have never slept with her dancer, and also that she never slept with James Packer.
Sources say that even though Mariah and James lived together and took extensive vacations together, they always slept in separate rooms.
They “made out plenty,” but things never went any further than that.
So this new bit of information clears up one rumor — looks like Mariah was faithful to James.
But what about the other 98,364,832 rumors?