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Did Mariah Carey throw shade at Beyoncé with this Instagram comment?

Carey has long been the queen of shade.


Kahron Spearman


Posted on Feb 2, 2017   Updated on May 25, 2021, 2:01 am CDT

Mariah Carey congratulated Beyoncé on her twin pregnancy on Thursday, and of course it was immediately construed as high-end shade.

Let’s face it, that’s because it probably is. Carey, a shade gold medalist many times over, most recently put the “I don’t know her” shade on both Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande.

Now with Beyoncé’s baby publicity, Carey might feel a little left behind.

The conception is overrun with rumors, with some speculating about in-vitro fertilization, which raises the potentiality of twins. There’s even speculation on the reasons for her pregnancy, per Radar Online:

“For the past year, sources told Radar that Beyoncé and her 47-year-old “99 Problems” rapper husband have struggled to keep their marriage on track. Ultimately, a source said, the superstar couple decided that having a baby would be the best way to save their broken marriage!”

Lastly, for you Illuminati foil-hatters:

But was Carey earnest or shady in her IG comment to Queen Bey? It doesn’t matter, because she has a new single out today:

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*First Published: Feb 2, 2017, 6:25 pm CST