Self-proclaimed “Queen of Christmas” Mariah Carey performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Friday — and the internet is having a field day with her show.
Mariah donned a huge pink dress with an umbrella and sang her iconic tune “All I Want for Christmas” flanked by dancers.
As usual, Mariah stood still during her performance and did not participate in any dancing.
Ian Hest wrote: “Mariah Carey is now getting millions just for standing there with her umbrella and honestly I’m not mad. Insane respect.”
“I like the lack of energy Mariah Carey gives in her performances. It’s the one thing we can all count on,” said Twitter user Nick Russo.
“Mariah Carey gets paid to just stand there at the Thanksgiving parade and not even pretend to actually sing on the backing track lmfao queen behavior,” another person tweeted.
Other users joked that the chart-topping pop star “came out of hibernation” and “thawed out” just in time for Christmas.
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Many scoffed at Mariah for lip-syncing her performance, but her fans pointed to a 2018 John Legend tweet as a rebuttal.
“Fun fact. We all have to lip sync on this parade because the floats don’t have the capacity to handle the sound requirements of a live performance. I hope you at least enjoyed it. Know that when you come to my shows, the vocals 100% alive!” he said at the time after being heated for the same.
“It’s impossible that no artist is performing live during this parade, and yet people are angry with Mariah for it. Everthing allright???” said another Twitter user in his defense.
This article was originally published by the New York Post and reprinted with permission