Mariah Carey Doesn't Know Demi Lovato or Ariana Grande or Any Pop Music at All, for That Matter

The meme thickens.

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Lest J.Lo receive the full brunt of "I don't know her" (opens in new tab) when there are so many others to be shaded, Mariah Carey has now directed those damning words at two young Turks of pop: Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato, who kind of started it first (opens in new tab).

"I don't know her either, and so I wouldn't say anything to her," she said of Lovato during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Sunday. "She should come up, introduce herself to me, say, 'Here's my opinion, what do you think about it?' That's how you handle sh*t, okay?"

Fair, but at least she's gives a semi-plausible explanation for Ariana Grande, of whom she said "I don't know...Honestly, I'm not familiar. I listen to hip-hop more than I listen to pop music." At least she can't deny James Corden's existence (opens in new tab).

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.