•  photo | Mariah Carey

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Published: Friday April 20, 2012 06:00 AM EDT

2012

"I put on around 70 lbs., but if you look at photos of me when I was pregnant, you'd say, 'Wow, she gained 9,000 pounds!'"
– Mariah Carey, showing off her post-twins body, in Shape