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After Struggling To Lose Weight, Mariah Carey Underwent Gastric Band Surgery

Date December 1, 2017 14:25

Mariah Carey is one of the best selling music artist of all time, having sold more than 200 million records worldwide. She is equally one of the top best-selling female artist in the United States, with 63.5 million certified albums.

Asides from her commercial accomplishments, Carey has won 5 Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 11 American Music Awards, and 14 Billboard Music Awards and has been consistently credited with inspiring a generation of singers.

According to Guinness World Records, she is the "songbird supreme" as she has a five-octave vocal range, power, melismatic style, and signature use of the whistle register. And this amazing personality is in the news.

Mariah Carey In The News For Weight Loss Surgery

A source claims that Mariah Carey has undergone weight-loss surgery after the superstar became self-conscious about her curves because of cruel online commenters.

According to a report by Page Six, the diva underwent gastric sleeve surgery last month, performed by a top surgeon in Beverly Hills, Calif., after her weight reportedly blew.

Gastric sleeve procedure involves removing part of the stomach so that the patient feels fuller more quickly. It can be done via a small incision, meaning recovery time is fast and scarring is minimal.

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A source told us of Carey:

Mariah has always been proud of her curves, but this summer, as her Caesars Palace residency came to a close, and then she went on tour with Lionel Richie, she noticed it became harder to dance, also she was getting a lot more criticism online from body shamers.

Mariah underwent the procedure about a month ago, and she is already seeing some good results, and she feels a lot better.

'She's happy with this new chapter in her life,' adding that since her weight loss surgery, the singer has been feeling great.

Previous Weight Loss Journey

The 47 year old pop sensation previously lost 70 pounds after the birth of her twins in 2011.

She explained she did it with a strict diet and exercise plan, but added:

I never weighed myself. People will think I’m a liar but it’s true . . . I’m a big-boned girl, I’m tall, and so I always weigh more.

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Mariah Carey sings ‘The Star’ soundtrack of the popular Christmas movie 'The Star.' Mariah Carey in a recent post on her Instagram handle said she's excited to be part of 'The Star' soundtrack.

Mariah Speaks About Her Weight

In a recent report by Entertainment Tonight, they said a source told them that:

Mariah is extremely insecure about her weight. She has the tags cut out of cloths so she can be blissfully unaware of her size.

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