Mariah Carey ridiculed over ‘awful’ lip sync performance at Thanksgiving parade

Mariah Carey was the subject of ridicule on Thursday (November 24) following a "comical" and "awful" lip sync performance during Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The 52-year old was mocked after her performance of her smash hit 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' went horribly wrong.

Fans also described the pop superstar's showing as 'low energy', as she appeared to stand completely still throughout the song.

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They soon flocked to Twitter to criticise Mariah, with one commenting: "You would think that with the amount of times Mariah Carey has lip synced her iconic song 'All I want for Christmas is you', she would have her lip syncing to a T. Her lip-syncing on Macy’s day parade is awful."

A second wrote: "Well, yet another "interesting" performance from @MariahCarey at the Thanksgiving Day parade. Not quite in sync with the lip sync all the time and was she bolted to the float?"

A third added: "We get forced to listen to Mariah Carey all Christmas season. Did we really need to see her lip sync during the Thanksgiving Day parade?"

A fourth quipped: "The stage manager of the Macy’s Day Parade must be trying to make a viral meme with how often he's closing in on Mariah Carey’s face because her lip syncing is so comical it’s cringe."

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Celebrity Net Worth, meanwhile, estimates that the singer receives between £450,000 and £750,000 every December just from her Christmas hit alone.

It had grossed around £45million by 2018, according to Business Insider – some 24 years after its original release.

Mariah previously said in an interview with Billboard that Love Actually helped with the song's popularity: "The curious thing about that is that [the movie] happened before the song was as big as it is.

"So the Love Actually moment, I’m actually very grateful for it because I think it did help the song reach an even greater audience.

"But I also think the song has taken on a life of its own that I had never anticipated."


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