Pop star Mariah Carey has rubbished reports she is a diva who refuses to
use stairs - insisting she has to because she is terrified of elevators.
But the HONEY hitmaker refuses to let the ridiculous rumours about her
behaviour upset her, because they're often so outrageous, all she can do is
laugh at them.
She says, "I really, really hate elevators but I go in them when I have
"In Britain, the elevators seem to be much smaller than in America, so it
gets me feeling even more uneasy.
"All the time I'm saying 'Can't we just take the stairs?' I'm always about
stairs unless it's 20 flights. I even use stairs when I'm in my heels.
"I love finding out my latest quirks. If I get mad about it, they're just
going to write more... Sometimes, I just don't know what people are talking