Heartbreaking confidences … This Thursday, October 8, Mariah Carey was invited on the set of Watch What Happens Live. For long minutes, the singer confided in presenter Andy Cohen, as People reports. In all transparency, the mother of the family confided a trying experience that her young son had. Not long ago, her nine-year-old son explained that he had been discriminated against at school. “Rocky was assaulted the other day, by a white supremacist boy, whom he thought was his friend,” said the 50-year-old singer. “It’s like, anyway, crazy. So that’s the world we live in,” she added.
As she confided, Mariah Carey herself was a victim of racism as a child. This difficult experience, the singer recounted in her memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey. And in fact, she has already read certain passages from her book to her two children. She is the mother of twins, Moroccan and Monroe, born in 2011, from her union with her ex-husband Nick Cannon. “I read them chapters that help them illustrate my encounters with racism.” And to continue: “They can then have a very good understanding, and ultimately, a large reservoir with which to handle the situation in question.”
Being a victim of racism, a struggle
On her momentum, the icon of the song confided that she herself has been the victim of racism on several occasions. When she was little, she was “traumatized” because teachers insisted she was using the wrong color of pencil, drawing her father, who is black. “Being racist has always been a struggle for me, ever since I knew there was something like ‘races’. The only reason I was aware of it early on was because it’s became a subject of humiliation for me as a child, ”she concluded.
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