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Published:January 2nd, 2017 11:42 EST

Mariah Carey's Epic New Year Eve's Fail: The Aftermath

By Robert Paul Reyes

The reverberations of Mariah Carey`s disastrous New Year`s Eve performance didn`t end at the stroke of midnight, indeed they are just beginning. Let`s just hope that this doesn`t mean that the epic horribleness of 2016 is going to linger into 2017.

Mariah Carey blamed the fiasco on Dick Clark Productions (DCP), claiming that they deliberately sabotaged her performance "so they could get Mariah drama" and boost ratings.

This ridiculous assertion of course begs the questions: What career? The only thing Mariah has going on in 2017 is a reality show "Mariah`s World" on the E network. At this downwards stage of Mariah`s career even this unknown blogger could end her career by writing a negative review.

Mariah`s peeps claimed in a written complaint to DCP that her sound and microphone systems were deliberately sabotaged.

DCP responded almost immediately with this written statement:

As the premier producer of live television events for nearly 50 years, we pride ourselves on our reputation and long-standing relationships with artists. 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 another statement DCP said that non-technical issues were responsible for the most humiliating moment in the diva`s career.

Hmm, non-technical issues? Too much celebratory drinking before her performance? Pride in thinking that a diva such as herself doesn`t need to practice? Rusty pipes?

I will always love me some Mariah, and I will continue to play her CD`s, but non-technical issues have ruined her as a live performer.

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