Twitter goes crazy after Mariah Carey demands 'hot tea' mid performance

Eliza Velk

After a disastrous performance last year, Mariah Carey certainly redeemed herself at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest this year.

However it wasn't just her vocals that stole the show, instead, fans went crazy when the singer stopped mid set to ask for a hot cup of tea.

Mariah Carey took to the stage wearing a nude, low cleavage dress and white fur coat in one of the coldest New Year's Eve on record. It was the perfect temperature for a nice hot cup of tea - or at least Mariah thought so.

Mariah Carey redeemed herself this New Year's Eve with her performance and humoured the crowd asking for a cup of 'hot tea'. Source: Getty

"I just want to take a sip of tea if they'll let me - they told me there would be tea," she said explained to the crowd after her opening song.
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When it seemed, there was no tea to be found she continued: "Oh this is a disaster, well we're just going to have to rough it. I'm going to be just like everybody else with no hot tea."

Mariah Carey made a simple request while performing at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest this year - a hot cup of tea. Source: Getty

Of course, people quickly took to Twitter to share their thoughts and make the classic moment the first meme of 2018:

But not to worry, Mariah chimed in with an update, posting that she had found her tea after all.

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