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In a promotional Instagram post shared by Ellen DeGeneres, this R&B diva pulled a fast one on her fans.

Mariah Carey was a guest on Ellen, so the evening before Ellen and Mariah decided to have a little fun by deception.

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The video appeared as if Mariah was going to disrobe, revealing what she had hiding beneath, and that’s exactly what she did.

But to everyone’s dismay, including mine, she was wearing a dress. But at least it was a typical low-cut and revealing dress that we’d expect from this diva.

They’re on my show tomorrow. @MariahCarey

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