On Thursday Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson Explain American Idol's Sudden Death was a top story. Here is the recap: (Extra) "Extra's" Terri Seymour spoke with "American Idol" judges Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson in Las Vegas where they are getting ready to kick off two weeks of shows where the top 40 will become 20 in the show's first ever sudden death battle. Mariah also opening up about her married life with Nick Cannon.
Mariah and Randy telling Terri how difficult this round of "Idol" is. Randy, "This is the first time we've ever had sudden death in the history of Idol." Mariah saying she hated even saying sudden death. What it all means for contestants, Randy, "Well what it means is that ten people sing and five people have to go that night." Mariah, "What they're up against is incredibly difficult and I don't envy them because I like had to learn how to perform on TV, you know on 'Arsenio Hall'."
Mariah not only busy with "American Idol," she also has a new single "Almost Home," which also happens to be the theme for the movie "Oz The Great And Powerful." The superstar also getting ready to celebrate her fifth wedding anniversary with hubby Nick on April 30th. Terri, "Is it true that you are such a big Disney fan, that actually you will be celebrating your anniversary at Disney this year? Is that correct?" Mariah, "That might be correct! Well, last year, we celebrated by renewing our vows on the top of the Eiffel tower and that was like pretty amazing."
The couple's anniversary is also twins Moroccan Scott, and Monroe Cannon's second birthday which leads to our next question. Terri, "More babies, maybe?" Mariah dodging the question, "Why do people always say that?" - more on this story