Published On: Tue, Aug 30th, 2016

Mariah Carey’s sister arrested on prostitution charges in New York

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Mariah Carey’s sister arrested on prostitution charges in New York

The 55-year-old was arrested at a hotel in Saugerties after apparently using singer’s lyrics to advertise her services

Alison Carey, the older sister of singer Mariah Carey, has been arrested charged with prostitution at a hotel in upstate New York.

Carey, 55, was arrested in a Saugerties hotel after an undercover police officer posed as a client, The Daily Freeman reports.

Police described Carey as transient and said that she immediately identified herself as the sister of the pop superstar. She was allegedly advertising her services online. In one posting from August 26, she allegedly featured two photos of herself and mimicked the lyrics to her sister’s 1995 song “Fantasy.”

“I’m a pretty lady looking for guys who are looking to have some fun and get into a world of pleasure that other woman just can’t provide two you, woman with the ability to make the earth move for you and to get you to see stars, oh yea with me its, ITS SUCH A SWEET,SWEET FANTASY BABY, WHEN I CLOSE MY EYES I COME AND TAKE YOU ON AND ON.’”

Saugerties Police Chief Joseph Sinagra urged those who may have had sexual encounters with Carey to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases.

This is Carey’s second arrest on prostitution charges since 2005.

Carey appeared in Saugerties Town Court and sent to the Ulster County Jail where she is being held on a $1,000 bail. She’s due back in court on August 30.

Mariah Carey’s Profile:

2015 Billboard Music Awards - ShowMariah Carey was born in Long Island, New York. She is the daughter of Patricia (Hickey), a singer and vocal coach, who is of Irish descent, and Alfred Roy Carey, an engineer, who was of Afro-Cuban ancestry. Mariah attended Greenlawn’s Harborfields High School. In June of 1990, Mariah made her debut with “Mariah Carey” which entered at #73, but on August 4, 1990, it reached #1. Her 1990 self-titled debut album went multi-platinum and spawned an extraordinary four consecutive #1 singles: “Vision of Love,” “Love Takes Time,” “Someday” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry,” and led to Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Vocalist. Her 1993 album titled Music Box went ten-times platinum. On September 30, 1995, she made music history. Her single “Fantasy” from her 1995 Daydream album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making her the first female artist to accomplish a number one debut in the U.S. Her other Daydream’s single “One Sweet Day” remained for 16 weeks at the top of the charts. She is the only artist since The Beatles to have so many #1 singles and albums. With “Heartbreaker”, the first single from her 1999 album Rainbow and also her 14 #1 single, she became the only artist to top the charts in each year of the 1990s, and with “Heartbreaker” at its 60th week atop the Billboard’s charts, she pushed ahead of The Beatles‘s 59-week record as the only artist with the most cumulative weeks spent atop Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles chart. Following “Heartbreaker,” her second single “Thank God I Found You” also from her Rainbow album became her 15th #1. “We Belong Together” from her 2005 album The Emancipation of Mimi became her 16th #1 single and was also her first #1 without any guest artists since her song “My All” (also a #1 single) captured the top spot in May 1998. The single “Don’t Forget About Us” also from her 2005 album Emancipation of Mimi became her 17th #1 single, tying her with Elvis Presley’s 17 #1 singles. Three more Grammy Awards were gained from The Emancipation of Mimi album. She is the most successful selling female artist in music history and is the only female artist to have the most #1 singles and albums and also holds the record for straight #1 singles and albums each year. Along with numerous awards and incredible vocal range, she also composes all of her own material, with the exception of song covers.

In April 2008, the single “Touch My Body” became her 18th #1 single, pushing her ahead of Elvis Presley’s 17 #1 singles. Now she is the only artist since The Beatles to have as many number one singles and the only singer alive likely to succeed them.

Courtesy: Independent & IMDB

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