Mariah Carey & Courtney Love’s Instagram Photo: Mindblowing, Yes, But They (Kinda) Go Way Back

The Internet collectively blew a gasket, whistle-shrieked until the French windows blew out, fell backward into a guitar amp and sprayed a flurry of butterflies out the whazoozle upon seeing the above photo of legendary rock diva Courtney Love and elusive chanteuse Mariah Carey together, which Love posted on Instagram last night. “@ Mariahcarey love you,” the Hole frontwoman wrote as a caption (with an added space), nearly-but-not-quite tagging Mariah. Oh, Courtney.

Still, let’s not forget the first time these dolls hung out and almost collaborated on the song “Samantha,” over four years ago while Love was recording previous Hole album Nobody’s Daughter.

“I’m at [director Bret Ratner's] house and I sing the part, ‘People like you fuck people like me,’ ” Love told Spinner at the time, as quoted by Rolling Stone. “And this little voice goes, ‘I’ll sing it.’ I’m like, ‘Who’s that?’ The voice goes, ‘It’s Mariah.’ “It was hysterical. I never met Mariah for more than a minute in my life, but we sort of canceled each other out. We had nothing negative about each other to say. I’m not in her universe and she’s not in mine.”

That’s the thing about the universe, though…it works in mysterious ways.

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  • davidsask

    A Collaboration between these two would be gold!!!

  • We Even Mimi The Same

    Whatyado….with a Butterflylution?!?!?!?!?!