10 Times Mariah Carey Threw Low-Key Shade and We Lived For It

"I don't know her"—four words that cemented Mariah Carey's fate as the ultimate queen of shade

Mariah Carey is the unoffish queen of many things: vocal range (have you heard her hit the whistle register with those high notes? I mean…), love of butterflies, hatred of fluorescent lighting and our personal favourite: subtle, yet cutting shade.

Her reign of terror started even before her most famous shady one-liner—the absolutely legendary “I don’t know her” when asked about possible then-rival Jennifer Lopez—with a jab at Madonna, and we’ve been living for it ever since. Here, in *loose* chronological order, the most iconic times Mariah Carey threw low-key shade.


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