Mariah Carey, James Packer Split

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Mariah Carey Split James Packer

By Shari Weiss

Mariah Carey Split James Packer

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Mariah Carey and James Packer have split up, Gossip Cop has learned. The breakup, we’re told, came a few weeks ago.

As Gossip Cop reported, Carey and Packer began dating in the spring of 2015 after becoming friendly through mutual pal Brett Ratner. The relationship progressed quickly, with the Australian billionaire welcoming Carey and her twins onto his mega-yacht for summer fun. She went on to memorably dedicate a performance of “Hero” to Packer at one of her residency concerts.

The couple became engaged in January 2016, despite Carey still being legally wed to Nick Cannon and Packer’s own marriage to Erica Packer not yet officially dissolved. Still, the superstar spoke openly about wedding plans and the two continued to make occasional appearances together. But they haven’t stepped out with one another in quite some time now, and Packer was last featured on Carey’s Instagram a month ago.

Each side is now pointing a finger at the other. From Packer supporters, says TMZ, Carey allegedly had “some sort of rendezvous with one of the dancers in her Vegas show… something that is on video” for the singer’s upcoming reality show, “Mariah’s World.” The site further claims Packer is not a fan of the project, which has supposedly captured some of their relationship woes. From the Carey camp, something went down between the billionaire and Carey’s assistant aboard his yacht last month in Greece. Despite claims that they’re trying to “work it out,” Gossip Cop hears they’re completely done.

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