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On Thursday, news broke that the billionaire business man called off his engagement to Carey, and now we know why. According to reports, Packer went crazy on a guy he suspected was making moves on Mariah. Sources say he grew jealous of Mimi’s relationship with Bryan Tanaka, her dancer and choreographer, and the tension boiled over in June at Mariah’s show.
According to TMZ, the story goes that Tanaka wasn’t dancing the night of the show in June due to an injury, so Packer thought it was weird that he bothered to show up. Packer pulled Tanaka into a room for a chat, then allegedly a ton of yelling followed. No word if things got physical with the guys, but Packer did reportedly use his casino ties to get Tanaka banned from Caesar’s Palace, where Carey performs. Mariah believes that Packer is mentally unstable. He reportedly got suspicious after she gave Tanaka a lap dance during a May performance in South Africa.
Luckily, ish hit the fan before the pair said their I do’s.
20 Pictures Of Mariah Carey Back In The Day (PHOTOS)
1. Camera Ready.Source:GettyImages 1 of 20
2. 20-year-old Mariah.Source:GettyImages 2 of 20
3. Having A Vision Of Love.Source:GettyImages 3 of 20
4. She. She Is Mariah.Source:GettyImages 4 of 20
5. 1990 photoshoot with Frank Micelotta.Source:GettyImages 5 of 20
6. Mariah’s “Butterfly” Days.Source:Instagram 6 of 20
7. And the award goes to….Source:Instagram 7 of 20
8. Throwback Attack.Source:Instagram 8 of 20
9. Crop top chic.Source:GettyImages 9 of 20
10. Mariah with the legendary Diana Ross.Source:GettyImages 10 of 20
11. MiMi Bares Her Midriff.Source:GettyImages 11 of 20
12. Mariah testing out her acting chops.Source:GettyImages 12 of 20
13. Heartbreaker.Source:GettyImages 13 of 20
14. Farrah Fawcett Flawless.Source:GettyImages 14 of 20
15. Remember Name Belts & The Bandana Print Trend?Source:GettyImages 15 of 20
16. Mariah On Stage With Queen Latifah & Stevie Wonder.Source:GettyImages 16 of 20
17. Swoops & Stunna Shades.Source:WENN.com 17 of 20
18. All American Girl.Source:GettyImages 18 of 20
19. Cowgirl.Source:GettyImages 19 of 20
20. Mariah in 2001.Source:GettyImages 20 of 20
SOURCE: TMZ | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty