Many people have weighed in on Mariah Carey‘s controversial New Year’s Eve performance and now she’s doing the same.
The Grammy-winning songstress took to Twitter Sunday to revisit her act during the annual Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve last week. After coming under fire for a rocky live routine, Carey accused Dick Clark Productions of failing to fix technical issues before it was time for her to take the stage. The company has since denied such claims, but Carey insists she was “foiled.”
“I haven’t really addressed the situation that happened on New Year’s Eve and, in time, I will, but for now, I want everyone to know that I came to New Year’s Eve in New York in great spirits and was looking forward to a celebratory moment with the world,” she began in a recording shared on social media
“It’s a shame that we were put into the hands of a production team with technical issues who chose to capitalize on circumstances beyond our control,” she continued.
“It’s not practical for a singer to sing live and be able to hear themselves properly in the middle of Times Square with all the noise, the freezing cold, the smoke from the smoke machines, thousands of people celebrating—specially when their ear monitors were not working at all. Listen, guys—they foiled me. Thus, it turned into an opportunity to humiliate me and all those who were excited to ring in the new year with me.