The 48-year-old singer explained in the new issue of Paper that she "inadvertently" channels mom and "true diva" Patricia Hickey.
"Actually, I have had diva moments, and then people can't handle it", she said.
"I just feel like I am a regular human being and I deserve the same respect as anybody else", Carey told the publication, while sitting in her all-white dressing room with Jo Malone candles.
The pop hotshot additionally described "growing up various, being biracial, having the entire thing where I didn't know whether I fit in", and how music helped her beat her own difficulties.
Mariah Carey has insisted she is no diva compared to her mother. I've never had confidence in myself, and it, people don't know,"says the interpreter of the Hero".
As surprising as some may find it to hear someone with an empire as lucrative as Carey, the singer is just one of many successful women who have struggled with instances of low self-esteem from billionaires, like Oprah to chart toppers like Rihanna. "I don't know what kind of respect I deserve, I really do not know ". I had said I wanted to go visit him to say hello because we've met before.When he was living we had had lots of conversations, and he helped me through certain moments that were not easy. "The guy would give it to me at the deli for free".
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"It smells like success", Carey said.
It comes after Mariah was spotted out bowling with her twins, Moroccan and Monroe and her boyfriend Bryan Tanaka.
When asked about what she does in Vegas during her time off, she responded that she doesn't get much.
Instagram went into meltdown over the post, which garnered a whopping 1,413,757 views from her fans.