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Mariah Carey has been jet setting across the U.S. and abroad with her new billionaire boyfriend, James Packer.

All of the traveling may have taken a toll on the 45-year-old who was recently rushed to the hospital following an appearance at Pier 1 in New York.

According to TMZ, Mariah has the flu. But it’s far from the typical case of coughing, headaches or fatigue, she’s on an IV drip. The singer was severely dehydrated and in need of fluids and vitamins.

Sources close to Mariah said she seems to be recovering quickly and she’s still planning to perform this Sunday at Hot 97’s “Hot for the Holidays” concert in New Jersey.

We hope Mariah can take a lesson from Tamar Braxton on the importance of not over working yourself. Tamar was initially hospitalized for pneumonia and later found out she had several blood clots! Fortunately, she’s been released from the hospital and is now at home recovering.

Similar to Tamar, Mariah has a lot on her plate this holiday season including the launch of her new “All I Want” lipstick with MAC. She’s directing her first film and she recently authored her first children’s book. Get well soon Mariah! “Dem Babies” need a healthy mommy!


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