Mariah Carey, her kids, and her celebrity friends are spreading Christmas joy with the holiday special, “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special.”
“It’s a way that people can share in the holiday spirit with us all and kind of, like, push past the moment — even if it’s just for that, you know, amount of time we’re watching the special together,” Carey told “Good Morning America” on Thursday.
“I was like, ‘We can’t let them foil Christmas. It has to happen,'” Carey added.
Taking part in the special are Mariah’s 9-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe, rapper Jermaine Dupri,”Mixed-ish” star Mykal-Michelle Harris, singer Ariana Grande, “American Idol” alum Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, to name a few. Comedian Tiffany Haddish narrates the Christmas-themed special:
Faced with a holiday cheer crisis, the North Pole knows there’s only one person who can save the day: Santa’s great friend, Mariah Carey. Combining musical performances, dynamic dancing and groundbreaking animation, the undisputed Queen of Christmas jumps into action to create a holiday spectacular to make the whole world merry.”
“Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” is now streaming on Apple+.
“Thank you so much for enjoying #MariahsMagicalChristmas with us. You can watch it now on @appletv if you still haven’t! The sleigh ride continues as we glide into Christmas! Even through one of the bleakest years ever, we will never let go of the Christmas spirit. Stay healthy & stay safe!” Mariah wrote on her Instagram.
Mariah shares her twins with Nick Cannon, who is expecting his fourth child with model Brittany Bell.