Mariah Carey pulls Christmas prank on Jimmy Kimmel, calls Britney Spears “super sweet”

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The queen of Christmas is the latest celebrity to sneak into Jimmy Kimmel‘s house in the middle of the night and wake him up with a pop song.

Mariah Carey followed in the footsteps of artists like RihannaBritney Spears and Dua Lipa, who have all taken part in the popular Jimmy Kimmel Live! segment. Dressed in a Santa Claus-inspired red dress and flanked by Christmas minions, Mariah gathered at his bedside and woke him from his sleep.

“Jimmy, I didn’t mean to wake you up, but it’s time!” Mariah said before blasting her classic holiday song, “All I Want for Christmas is You.”

Fake snow, ringing sleigh bells and flashing lights also kept Jimmy awake. Before leaving, Mariah gifted him a tee shirt with a photo of her that read, “It’s time!”

Carey also spent some time as a guest on Thursday night’s show, where she discussed her mention in Britney Spears’ memoir, The Woman in Me.

“I love her, actually,” Mariah said. Jimmy then read an excerpt describing a time she received a visit from Britney at an awards show in 2003 and taught her about ring lights.

“Of course I had a ring light,” Mariah said. “By the way, that was super sweet what Britney said about me.”

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