Mariah Carey felt 'very intimidated' when she did a duet with her idol Aretha Franklin at age 28

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Mariah Carey felt 'very intimidated' when she did a duet with her idol Aretha Franklin.

The Hero hitmaker has opened up on Watch What Happens Live about the day the pair hit the stage together for VH1's Divas Live in 1998, which saw them perform the late Queen of Soul's hit song Chain Of Fools.

Pair - Chance - Hours - Stage - Megastar

The pair only got the chance to rehearse once, hours before going on stage, and the 48-year-old megastar confessed she was so nervous, she didn't want to do the gig.

Recalling what it was like performing with the music icon - who passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 in August - she spilled: 'I was very intimidated and didn't want to perform with her.

'Everybody

'Everybody else was like, "Let me have it."

'And I'm not saying anything against anybody else, but I felt there was a thing where it was like they wanted to be able to say they took her on.

Background - Singers - Queen - Soul

'I was like, "I'll be with the background singers, okay?" That's the Queen of Soul.'

Mariah didn't divulge what exactly took place behind...
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