Then she goes up in an empty elevator to a floor which has been cleared by security. She went from being this very poor girl, no family background, into this machine. The biggest by-product of fame is that it makes people almost bipolar. Even at home she would walk around on tippy-toes when she was barefoot. It was one of the reasons I eventually just decided I was done with it.’Damion admits their relationship ‘fell apart’ as he plunged into the ‘fake’ world of celebrity: ‘I was this kid who had started out on a radio station and I couldn’t cope,’ he admits candidly.
For example she was stunned to realise that a clause in her contract stated that noone was to look at her or address her backstage Damion says: ‘I’m witnessing Michael Jackson fandamonium.The singer's outrageous talent is matched only by tales of her excessive behaviour and extraordinary demands Tottering around the park in skyscraper heels surrounded by an entourage of minions and hangers-on, it was business as usual when Mariah Carey descended on Disneyland last week.A burly bodyguard clutched her Louis Vuitton handbag.Her outrageous talent is matched only by tales of her excessive behaviour and extraordinary demands – such as one 2am arrival at a London hotel when ‘Queen Mimi’ refused to enter the property until management rolled out a red carpet lined with flickering white candles.Yet not all is well with the woman who has sold more than 200 million records and is behind only Elvis and the Beatles for US No 1s.She looked bright and beautiful in a red, pink and silver dress, which is by Versace.