Mariah Carey chats with The Advocate about her bisexual rumors, Lindsay Lohan and as well as having a gay son or a lesbian daughter.
Mariah in high spirits with another hit holiday album, Merry Christmas II You sat down with The Advocate:
On bisexual rumors:
If it makes somebody happy to say that, then whatever, but that’s not the reality. I don’t have a discriminatory policy of who I’m friends with, so yes, I’m friends with women who are gay – gay, straight, it doesn’t matter to me. So I don’t get upset when I hear that, because it is what it is. I guess I could lie about it to seem more exciting.
On having a gay son:
I guess we’d handle it as best we could in terms of being supportive. … I just hope for whoever’s going to be happy and that I can be a great mother to.
On having a lesbian daughter who won’t wear Mariah’s tight hand-me-down dresses and butterfly jewelry:
No comment. [Laughs] No, the thing is that you can’t try to make somebody something they’re not. Everybody’s like, “Oh, if she has a girl, everything’s going to be pink, blah, blah, blah.” But I don’t think you should go totally overboard on that. You should wait and see what the child wants.
On the rumor that Lindsay Lohan tried to seduce her:
No, but I have hung out with her at a club. She was with Sean Lennon, and they came over. I remember he was playing my Hello Kitty guitar, and we were all just singing, laughing, and making up songs. It really couldn’t have been more innocent.
For the entire Mariah interview, please visit Advocate.com.