47-year-old Mariah Carey
is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, but has admitted to
having fragile self-confidence and says she suffers from ‘low
‘I just feel like I am a regular human being and I
deserve the same respect as anybody else,’ the siren began. ‘I have
always had low self-esteem, and people do not recognize that.’
Despite her glamorous appearance and worldwide fame, Mariah revealed she still harbours lots of insecurities.
The singer explained that her biracial background has led her to question her own social standing.
Sometimes it is hard to let your guard down.’
And Mariah confessed she still questions the sincerity of the people who surround her.
We Belong Together crooner shared: ‘I do think to myself, “Did they
mean this? Or do they not really mean it?” And that is with everybody –
it is not just with three people or just one.’