It's been one week since Mariah Carey confirmed her engagement to billionaire beau, James Packer, with the proud display of her new 35-carat emerald cut sparkler at the 2016 G'Day Los Angeles Gala.
Although there is arguably nothing more Mariah Carey than showing off a giant diamond on the red carpet, Carey officially out-Mariahed herself when actually speaking about her latest accessory. "It's so heavy I can't lift my arm up!" she
boasted modestly joked to E! News when asked about the sizable rock. "No...it's a nice chunk."
While she's still on cloud nine from Packer's "very romantic" proposal (and presumably unable to look away from her generously adorned ring finger), no distraction has stopped Carey from already fantasizing over the details for her big day—specifically, when it comes to what she'll be wearing: "I am very excited about the dress, but I don't want to talk about it yet, as I have to have my first fitting."
Carey hopes to try on gowns—and become Mrs. Packer—in the near future. "If everything works out, it will be somewhat soon. I don't mean if everything works out in that way," she added with a laugh. "I mean there's a lot that goes into it."
"But," she was quick to clarify, "we are not doing a big wedding because he did two big weddings, and it's kind of like, 'I've done a big wedding [too]'... We would rather make it beautiful but humble."
Think we could score an invite, MC?
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