02/01/2017 10:41 GMT

Mariah Carey’s Rep Discusses *That* New Year’s Performance, Claiming Star Was ‘Set Up To Fail’

'She was not ‘winging’ this moment and took it very seriously.'

Mariah Carey’s representative has spoken out about that less-than-great New Year’s Eve lip-sync performance, claiming that the star is not to blame for what happened.

A video of Mariah’s performance on the catchily-titled ‘Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest’ show quickly went viral for all the wrong reasons on Sunday (1 January), but apparently, Mariah wasn’t at fault. 

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Mariah Carey

What a woman.

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