From The Grio
There are many elements that go into the making of a superstar, and with a talent like Mariah Carey’s, some special handling is often needed. In the case of Tommy Mottola, the former Sony Music Entertainment executive who mentored the current “American Idol” judge as she rose up the charts, that included marrying her.
Their five-year union was rocky, and she’s since been quoted as calling him “controlling” and “a Svengali.”
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