Mariah Carey delivered one more iconic second when she awkwardly reacted to listening to Jennifer Lopez’s music throughout a NYE interview, including gasoline to the continued hypothesis about their ‘feud’.
Love Don’t Value A Factor singer Jennifer carried out stay in Occasions Sq. final evening to ring in 2021, coincidentally simply as Mariah spoke to Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper in a stay interview with CNN, who have been broadcasting within the space.
At one level throughout the interview, Mariah, 50, acquired just a little distracted by the background noise which simply occurred to be Jennifer, 51, performing.
‘What’s happening within the background, I’m listening to music?’ the We Belong Collectively singer requested inquisitively.
Considerably sheepishly, Cohen replied: ‘We acquired J.Lo behind us, really.’
Mariah’s subsequent response – or lack thereof – utterly stole the second as she continued to carry the fastened smile on her face with out acknowledging Jennifer within the slightest.
It didn’t go unnoticed by viewers who identified the awkwardness given Mariah and Jennifer who aren’t precisely mates.
Mariah Carey’s response is the primary meme of 2021 (Image: Rex)
‘Not Jlo performing whereas Mariah Carey speaks Andy AINT S**T for mentioning Jlo lmaooooo,’ one fan cried.
One other reacted equally: ‘Not them interviewing Mariah throughout JLo’s efficiency BYE it’s so messy.’
‘JLo is performing and CNN continues to be speaking to Mariah? Am i listening to proper?’ one tweeted throughout the tense second.
Jennifer Lopez was giving her all on-stage in Occasions Sq. (Image: EPA)
Can we discuss how unbelievable this coat is? (Image: Reuters)
J.Lo serving seems as she hit the block (Image: Getty Photographs)
Having fun with the drama, one viewer mentioned: ‘U can’t make this up… Mariah on #CNNnye the very same time JLo is acting on #RockinEve.’
One additionally revelled within the shade and tweeted: ‘CNN interviewing Mariah Carey as JLo performs within the background is the cooks kiss we wanted to finish this yr.’
The so-called feud between Jennifer and Mariah stems again to the 00s when Mariah famously responded in an interview when requested about her fellow pop star: ‘I don’t know her.’
Mariah then opened up about the tension for the primary time in her latest memoir The Which means of Mariah Carey, the place she wrote: ‘After listening to my new track, utilizing the identical pattern I used, Sony rushed to make a single for one more feminine entertainer on their label (whom I don’t know).’