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Mariah Carey's Team Claims Singer Was Sabotaged For Ratings On New Year's Eve

Mariah Carey (photosMariah Carey photos)'s team has claimed that she was deliberately sabotaged to get higher TV ratings for the broadcast.

"I will never know the truth, but I do know that we told them three times that her mic pack was not working and it was a disastrous production," Carey's manager, Stella Bulochnikov, tells Us Weekly.

"I'm certainly not calling the FBI to investigate. It is what it is: New Year's Eve in Times Square. Mariah did them a favor. She was the biggest star there and they did not have their s--t together."

"They acknowledged that they knew her inner ears were not working," she said. "They did not cut to a commercial. They did not cut to the West Coast feed, they left her out there to get ratings."

Following the disastrous performance, the singer only said on social media "S--t happens."

In a statement released on Sunday night, Dick Clark Productions called the claims of sabotage "absurd."

"As the premier producer of live television events for nearly 50 years, we pride ourselves on our reputation and long-standing relationships with artists," it said. "To suggest that DCP, as producer of music shows including the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, New Year's Rockin' Eve and Academy of Country Music Awards, would ever intentionally compromise the success of any artist is defamatory, outrageous and frankly absurd."

"In very rare instances there are of course technical errors that can occur with live television, however, an initial investigation has indicated that DCP had no involvement in the challenges associated with Ms. Carey's New Year's Eve performance."

"We want to be clear that we have the utmost respect for Ms. Carey as an artist and acknowledge her tremendous accomplishments in the industry."

January 2, 2017 |

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