Greatest interviewee of the modern age, inventor of shade-throwing and human form of a subtweet, Mariah Carey, has once again waded into controversy via her no-fuck-giving approach to question answering, calling her ex-fiancee James Packer a “motherfucker” in a new interview whilst in Israel.

The OG music diva was in the Middle Eastern country on a publicity tour when a ballsy interviewer segued into a discussion of the recent controversy surrounding Mariah’s former boo/disgustingly rich Australian casino mogul Packer, who’s currently embroiled in an investigation relating to alleged bribery of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staff.

Bringing up a dinner Mariah attended with Packer and Netanyahu, the interviewer asked if she witnessed a “bond” of any kind between the pair, to which the eternally poised singer replied, “I was eating the food, they had some food there that was pretty good, you know? I don’t know, I don’t know.”

The interviewer pressed on however, the madman, asking if Carey knew where Packer was at the moment, resulting in some CLASSIC MARIAH SHADE.

“I don’t know where the motherfucker is. I don’t know. He’s somewhere doing something. I really have no idea about the political stuff that goes on, I really don’t. I don’t pay attention to it.”

So the verbal equivalent of this then:

Queen Of Shade Mariah Carey Straight-Up Called James Packer A “Motherfucker”

You’ve gotta hand it to the interviewer for his persistence though, as any sane human being who’s been alive for more than a year knows that if Mariah fucking Carey doesn’t want to answer your question, she god damn well won’t.

Keep doing you Mariah, you have our permission to call Australian billionares whatever the shit you want.

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