Mariah Carey’s in Love and She Doesn’t Care Who Knows It

by | PopCrush

Mariah talking to James before singing Hero

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If you’re an Average Joe in love, you shout out the sentiment from the mountaintops. If you’re Mariah Carey in love, you demurely spell out the feeling at your Las Vegas revue, Mariah: #1 to Infinity, at The Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace.

Just before performing her 1993 hit “Hero” at last night’s show, Carey proclaimed to the audience “I’ve got a new heart tonight. James is in the house. I dedicate this next song to him,” according to an Instagram video posted by ambushlamb.

The chanteuse was likely referring to businessman James Packer, whom People reported last month she had begun dating. The site says the couple recently enjoyed an Italian vacation together around the country’s southeastern coast, and dined on pizza and clam fettuccine on a particularly romantic evening. What a fantasy!

In December, after six years of marriage, Nick Cannon filed for divorce from the pop queen after hinting earlier in 2014 that he and Carey been spending time apart. “I will forever be indebted to her for blessing me with our children…I will always love her unconditionally for this and so much more. @MariahCarey is an amazing Mother and I trust her wholeheartedly,” he wrote only a few months before the split became official.

The former couple had two children—four-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan—before their breakup.

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