Mariah Carey reveals intimate details of her much-discussed adventure with Derek Jetter in her new memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey.
Carey, 50, has previously revealed that her brief relationship with Jeter, 46, came at the end of her marriage to Sony Music president Tommy Mottola, whom she was married to from 1993 to 1998.
However, the Grammy-winning singer goes into more detail in the book, describing her “honey-soaked skin” by revealing that the basketball star was the second man she’s spent the night with.
Fling: While the affair between Carey, 50, and Jeter, 46, was rumored for years, the diva confirmed in her memoir that it happened at the end of her marriage to the president of Sony Music. , Tommy Mottola, with whom she was married from 1993 to 1998
TMZ reports that in the book, Carey says that she shared a “warm, slow and intoxicating kiss” on Jeter’s roof (which would be the inspiration for her hit song The Roof) but they decided not to go. further because she was married at the time. .
But once the divorce with Mottola was final, she rushed to Tampa to meet and spend the night with the MLB star, claiming he was only the second man she had slept with and that the experience was “so sensual”.
Carey writes, “It was all so new and soft, down to the smooth texture of her honey drenched skin. It was what it was supposed to feel.
Still, it wasn’t meant to last, as Carey said, “DJ was a sweetheart in my life, not my life.
Fling: Mariah Carey confirms in her next memoir Mariah Carey’s meaning that her affair with Derek Jeter actually happened while she was married
Carey also confirmed in a Vulture profile that two songs from his 1997 album Butterfly were about his adventure with Jeter, The Roof and My All.
The singer revealed in her memoir that she met Jeter at a dinner party and secretly began “text flirting” with the New York Yankees legend.
Many fans had previously speculated that the song The Roof was about her first secret meeting with Jeter, on the roof of her apartment building in New York City.
She also reveals new details, like the fact that she wore a “buttery Chanel skirt” and that they sipped Moet before sharing a secret kiss in the rain.
Caption: The singer revealed in her memoir that she met Jeter at a dinner party and began to ‘text flirt’ secretly with the New York Yankees legend
‘Yes of course! I can never forget this moment, ”Carey said in an excerpt from the brief, which will be released on September 29.
“I mean, it’s not like it’s intensely deep, intellectually stimulating – again, it was a great moment, and it happened in a divine way because it helped me overcome life there, in Sing Sing, under those rules and regulations, ‘she added.
She called the house she shared with Mottola Sing Sing, a reference to the prison of the same name an hour north of New York City.
Moment: “Of course I do! I can never forget this moment, ”Carey said in an excerpt from the brief, which will be released on September 29.
Carey also revealed that the lyrics, “I would risk my life for Feeeyall / Your body next to mine” in the second song on Jeter, My All, referred to the singer literally risking her life to spend a secret night in Puerto Rico. . with Jeter.
She added that, during her time with Mottola, she felt her security team were reporting her husband’s every move, describing it as an “oppressive dampness” she could never escape.
As she discussed her time with Mottola in a Zoom call for the Vulture play, she broke down in tears, adding, “It ignites the triangle in my stomach. “
Puerto Rico: Carey also revealed that the lyrics, “I would risk my life for Feeeyall / Your body next to mine” in the second song on Jeter, My All, referred to the singer literally risking her life to have a secret night. in Puerto Rico with Jeter
Carey also hinted that after their marriage ended she suspected he had attempted to sabotage her career, referring to a Desus & Mero interview in 2017 with Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti, who confirmed that Mottola had spurred a duo Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule to “disturb” her. .
The singer admitted, however, that he could challenge her portrayal, while insisting that she could have painted it in a much worse light.
“I could have gone harder. And I didn’t. I give him credit where credit is due, ”she added.
Desus & Mero is available on Stan in Australia
Sabotage: Carey also hinted that after their marriage ended she suspected he had attempted to sabotage her career, referring to a 2017 Desus & Mero interview with Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti, who confirmed that Mottola had pushed a duo Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule to “mess” with her