Mariah Carey Promises ‘Gritty’ Adaptation of Memoir & We’re Ready to Watch

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Mariah Carey is always creating something for her loyal Lambs. Whether she is making new music, creating more merch, or writing books, the energized Carey fan base is here for all of the things she creates. Her most recent project is a film adaptation of her memoir “The Meaning of Mariah Carey” is sure to be a hit with her fans.

In an interview with Extra, Carey briefly opened up about what is happening with the adaptation of “The Meaning of Mariah Carey.” Things are in the works but Carey wanted to make sure that the adaptation to film is done the right way so everyone can see the story the way it is supposed to be. She is also working on another children’s book.

“I’m working on some really exciting stuff for next year. The adaptation of my memoir with Lee Daniels. We’re going back and forth. He is my favorite,” Carey tells Extra. “We live for him ‘cause we need it to be gritty. It’s not going to be as sweet or whatever this moment is. It’s a very real situation. The paperback is out now. It’s ‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey.’”

Carey’s memoir is an unflinching and honest look into her life and what she overcame to become the woman she is today. From a young age, Carey learned early on how to sense when violence was coming.

“By the time I was a toddler, I had developed the instincts to sense when violence was coming,” Carey writes. “As though I was smelling rain, I could tell when adult screaming had reached a certain pitch and velocity that meant I should take cover.”

Knowing the care that she puts into her work, we can’t wait to watch.