Top Ten Celebrity Excuses for Acting Completely Bat Shit Insane

7. “I was exhausted!”

Liar: Mariah Carey

Bullshit Meter: 9

Mariah Carey has always been a little wacky but remember when she was, like, really crazy? I do. The year was 2001 and she was about to release the imminent box office disaster, Glitter. The first sign that Mariah had been drinking the Kool-Aid was when  she decided to take a bath on national television for MTV Cribs. Shortly thereafter, she showed up unannounced to TRL to do a striptease and hand out ice cream to audience members. A very bizarre interview with Carson Daly ensued in which she told America, “Every now and then, somebody needs a little therapy.”  She also said,  “All I know is I just want one day off when I can go swimming and look at rainbows and like eat ice cream. And maybe like learn how to ride a bicycle.” Mariah’s wish was (sort of) granted when she checked into a mental health facility a few days later. “Exhaustion” is the official reason why Mariah went away but we suspect it had more to do with her chemical imbalances.

(I love when Mariah Carey announces her presence by singing and Carson Daly gets visibly frightened.)


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