Mariah Carey Breaks Silence On James Packer Engagement, Wedding Plans

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Mariah Carey Breaks Silence engagement

By Shari Weiss

Mariah Carey Breaks Silence engagement

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Mariah Carey is breaking her silence on her engagement, gushing about fiancé James Packer in her first interview since he proposed earlier this month.

Calling the proposal “very romantic,” Carey says of Packer, “He’s an exceptional person and really… it gets more romantic by the day, so it’s very sweet.” She further describes her husband-to-be as a “generous person as well and a good-hearted person. He’s young at heart, but also serious. And I mean that in the best way.”

As for wedding plans, Carey says, “If everything works out, it will be somewhat soon.” That seems to be an allusion to their respective divorce cases, as both she and Packer are still legally wed to Nick Cannon and Erica Packer, respectively. But when they do tie the knot, the singer tells E! News, “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… We would rather make it beautiful but humble.”

And what about that massive engagement ring? “It’s so heavy I can’t lift my arm up,” Carey jokes. “No… It’s a nice chunk.” The bride-to-be also notes, “I’m feeling fantastic, better than ever.” All together now: Awww.

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