Mariah Carey is set to wed her billionaire beau James Packer in just a few months! But as the 45-year-old “Touch My Body” singer gets ready to slip on an expensive white gown yet again, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned from a source close to Carey that she is on a crash diet to shed even more pounds before she walks down the aisle. Click through these 11 dramatic photos of her recent weight loss to find out how she’s lost nearly 55 pounds in less than one year!
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Mariah Carey looked smoking hot when she attended the 24th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party in West Hollywood, Calif., last week! Aside from the fact that she was dripping with diamonds, fans and onlookers were shocked to see her reveal her new svelte body!
6th Biennial UNICEF Ball
Just when fans thought she could not lose any more weight, she did! Photographed here at the beginning of Jan., the diva songstress and soon-to-be bride of billionaire fiance, James Packer, 48, looked happier than ever before!
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However, Radar has learned from a source close to Carey that she is not always so happy when she is not gracing a carpet – due in part to the strict crash diet that she is on to get ready for her upcoming alleged summer wedding!
Mariah Carey at the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in NYC
Carey is no stranger to strict diets, but a source close to her said, “Right now she’s on a serious diet that has very strict portion controls and prepared meals.”
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According to the insider, “Mariah absolutely hates this diet because she does not get to eat everything that she loves to eat. Because of this she is in a cranky mood a lot. But she is not going to stop her diet for anything!”
2015 Harper’s BAZAAR ICONS Event – Outside Arrivals
Photographed here in early Sept. 2015, Carey was visibly much fuller-figured than she is today.
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So how much weight has she lost since these photos were taken right after she met James Packer this past summer?
*EXCLUSIVE* Mariah Carey and her kids make it a Beach Day!
Celeb nutritionist Charlene Ciardiello, who has not treated Carey, said that “Mariah has lost approximately 55 pounds since this past summer. She looks absolutely amazing!”
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But the source told Radar that, even though she looks amazing, she is definitely feeling the burn! “Mariah barely works out and the weight loss is almost entirely from her diet.”
Mariah Carey has a wardrobe malfunction while jet skiing in Sardinia **USA ONLY**
Photographed here less than one year ago while on the beach with her four-year-old twins – Monroe and Moroccan – Carey looks almost double the size that she is now! “Mariah has never been so determined to be as skinny as she is right now but she seems to be going to an extreme in terms of caloric intake and friends are slightly concerned,” the source told Radar.
Mariah Carey at Jimmy Kimmel
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