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12 Mariah Carey GIFs That Will Help You Live Your Shadiest Life

The reigning queen of ?.

By Jasmine Grant

When you really think about it, Mariah Carey doesn’t get her just due as the undisputed godmother of shade. Last night, we saw the queen make her TV debut as a guest star on Empire, playing the fictional (but true to life) character of superstar vocalist Kitty. Later this year, we’ll get to see Mariah up close and personal on her E! ‘docu-series’ Mariah’s World which is sure to deliver a gaggle of meme-able moments. Sure, not all of us can walk around laced in diamonds and exercise in $3,000 heels – but lucky for us, her natural born shade throwing abilities can be applied to everyday life. Dig deep into your petty bag with a few classic Mariah gifs that perfectly match all of life’s awkward scenarios.

When someone asks if you and your ex-bestie are still cool.

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When it’s Monday morning and that one annoying co-worker is already doing the most on email.

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When your long lost ex sends a random flirty text.

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When your crew makes plans and forgets to invite you.

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When the bad date guy sends a text asking why you haven't replied to his messages for two weeks.

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When your office mate asks where she can get those shoes you wore last week.

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When it's time to make a dramatic exit because someone you don't like just entered the group chat.

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When your exes text to talk about their current relationship problems.

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When bae is trying to recover from an epic fail.

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When bae finally admits you were right after a huge argument.

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When your girls want all the tea from last night's date.

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When you know you got the receipts, but you're waiting for the person to finish playing themselves.

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