Mariah Carey Is the latest star to celebrate getting the COVID-19 vaccine to protect herself against contracting the virus.
America’s diva, 52, hit one of her famous high notes on Saturday as she celebrated getting her first dose of the COVID vaccine. Mariah took to Instagram to share the moment with her fans, “Vaccine side effect: G6 🎵,” she captioned the clip.
“They’re having a medical narrative. But I’m here,” she said. “Excited and nervous a little bit. About getting this shot. This is distracting them from doing their job. But you know how I am. I just talk. And don’t really think about it.”
The five-time Grammy winner continued, “Here we are. All the way from that first post. Washing my hands with Roc. And Roe in New York. Trying to encourage people to really be safe. You know. We’re still in this battle together.”
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The “Always Be My Baby” hitmaker let out a high shriek as the needle went into her shoulder. “It’s only part one. It’s only part one,” Carey noted. “Here we are. Hoping for the best. Encouraging you guys to do it. When you can. We’re all in this together. As we’ve said. Love you much!”
The “We Belong Together” artist recently revealed that having some downtime from performing during the lockdown has been beneficial for her. She’s also opened up about her quarantine During her appearance on the podcast Questlove Supreme in January.
“Honestly, for me. This whole year with COVID and everything. Not having to sing for my supper. And travel around. And not get the right amount of sleep. Or just be put on this thing. Where there’s a certain amount of stress. for me, that takes away. A lot of stuff,” she told the host.
“Taking off work. Has really helped my voice,” she continued. “I think in a lot of ways. Just being able to have. Like, stress-free. And everyone’s like. ‘Oh, you’ve got to get back. In a studio. Like, you gotta. like, get back to singing’. And I’m like, ‘I know.'”