Entertainment Mariah Carey Celebrates First Night of Hanukkah by Teaching Twins Moroccan and Monroe a New Song
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is feeling the holiday spirit.
The music superstar, 52, commemorated the first night ofon Sunday by sharing a sweet video with twins Moroccan and Monroe, 10, as she attempted to teach them a new song to mark the Jewish celebration.
In the brief clip, Carey happily serenades her children, while they both look back at their mom unenthusiastically. "Happy Hanukkah!!!!" she posted on, joking, "Learned this one in grade school, thought I'd teach it to Roc & Roe, I don't think they've got it yet."
Mariah Carey Teams with McDonalds for a 12 Days of Christmas-Inspired 'Mariah Menu'
Starting Dec. 13, McDonald's customers can get 12 days of 12 different free items from Mariah Carey's "Mariah Menu," after making a minimum purchase of $1 with the McDoanld's appMariah Carey is the latest musical superstar to team with the fast food giant for their Famous Orders campaign — though for this star-studded collaboration, it's more than just a meal, it's a whole menu!
Happy Hanukkah!!!! ???????? Learned this one in grade school, thought I'd teach it to Roc & Roe, I don't think they've got it yet ????— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey)
On Thursday, AppleTV+for the singer's upcoming holiday special Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues, offering a sneak peek at the extravaganza set to premiere on Dec. 3.
In the trailer, Carey can be seen dressed in a sparkly-gold gown as she takes the grand stage to sing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)." As she performs, she's surrounded by dancers and a choir while snow is falling down.
Mariah Carey Teases Biopic Based On Her Book: ‘I Need It To Be Gritty, Grimy And Beautiful’
There could be a Mariah Carey biopic on the way. “First things first I wrote my memoir last year, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, [and] it’s only relevant to this conversation because the paperback is now out.” The musician continued, “There was a discussion whether my little-girl picture could be on the cover and nobody wanted it, they wanted the modern day thing. "Now the paperback is finally the representation of myself that I wanted... the little girl that nobody knew or understood because [I'm] Black and biracial.
The video then pans to Carey who says she "can't not celebrate Christmas with the world." Her twins, whom she shares with ex-husband, also make a quick appearance.
The special will also reveal the first and only performance of Carey's new single "Fall in Love at Christmas," which she sings withand Grammy-winning artist .
However, the holiday special is only the beginning of Carey's attempt tothis season. Last week, the Queen of Christmas was the latest musical star to team up with for their Famous Orders campaign.
Starting Dec. 13, McDonald's will be offering thefeaturing Carey's beloved items, from the classic cheeseburger and Big Mac to the soft-baked chocolate chip cookies and signature warm apple pie.
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Mariah Carey Lobbies for the Return of New York Kids’ Show ‘The Magic Garden’
The Magic Garden originally aired on New York City public TV from 1972 to 1984.“Please support Carole and Paula! Help bring back @MagicGardenTV!!!” the icon wrote alongside a retweet of the announcement that The Magic Garden has launched a crowdfunding campaign to finance an animated reboot. As of press time, the Indigogo campaign had raised more than $78,000 of its $125,000 goal with five days left to go.
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In the spirit of the holiday season, the Grammy-winning singer's menu is all about giving back, with 12 days of different free goodies for customers who spend $1 or more on the McDonald's app.
"Yes, darlings, I got my holiday wish this year: my very own menu from one of my absolute faves!" Carey said in a commercial announcing the menu. "We've made a list of the food both you and I love, and checked it twice, so save the date — Dec. 13 — I'll see you at McDonald's next month!"
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