Mariah Carey Rode The NYC Subway — In A Floor-Length Gown, No Less — To Promote Her Album

Mike Wass | May 30, 2014 12:33 pm

I guess hell finally froze over! Mariah Carey gave her limo driver the night off and rode the subway home from a gala event wearing a floor-length couture ball gown. Mimi looked like she was having a great time but brought along two burly bodyguards to be safe. She also wore gloves to compliment her ensemble (and to ward off germs).

The journey was captured on Mariah’s Instagram and Vine accounts, which pretty much indicates that it was a pre-planned marketing gimmick but who cares? I thought I’d see the 44-year-old ride a unicorn before she set foot on public transport. It also shows how dedicated the diva is to promoting Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse. She clearly believes in the album and is willing to get down and dirty (by her elegant standards) to promote it. See pics and video of the pop legend’s subway trip after the jump.

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