Mariah Carey managed to validate her acting career by dressing down and taking a humble, supporting part in depress-o-rama indie flick Precious, which opened this past weekend. We can’t believe the reigning champion of Pop Stars Pretending to Be Actresses has done on-screen work people can actually enjoy non-ironically. Brava, Mariah. Our little hoochy-dressed girl’s all grown up.
Mariah’s earned our respect, but there are tons of other pop acts who, to paraphrase Mean Girls, keep trying to make this “acting” thing happen. It’s not going to happen!
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