What really happened when Mariah stole Meryl Streep's chair

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Mariah Carey had us all laughing out loud when she tweeted an apology to Meryl Streep for stealing her seat at the Golden Globes. Mark Ruffalo tweeted Sunday that he would also be wearing black "in solidarity with the men and women asking for respect and equality".

"But I said 'No, no, no, stay there!" And even though Kelly said that she and husband Brandon Blackstock didn't feel like they really belonged at the movie and TV awards show, where Kelly presented an award with Keith Urban, they still had an exceptionally good time.

Streep was accompanied by Ai-jen Poo (director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance), Woodley walked with Calina Lawrence (who raises awareness of social injustices impacting tribal reservations and urban Native communities), and Poehler's guest was Saru Jayaraman (president of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United & ROC Action).

See? Meryl Streep sat on Mariah Carey. "Love you so much", one of her fans gushed about her radiant beauty and awesome body.


From there, Poo's account takes readers through an extraordinary night, from taking a "shot for courage" with Streep before stepping out to talk to the cameras to the unreal inspiration it is to hear Oprah champion a cause to which you've devoted your career. According to Carey's comments on Twitter, she spent too long mingling on the way back from the bathroom, which resulted in her having to grab the seat next to Steven Spielberg. "Other than the fact that she's an incredible actor, she's also an fantastic singer".

"Congratulations "This Is Me"!" she wrote.

Carey says she told Streep, "Dear Meryl, please forgive me!" and Streep said, "You can take my seat any time!"

After all, pretty much every film made by that lot has been a success (as referenced in host Seth Meyers" opening speech, when an assistant comically carried an armfull of Globes to preemptively "award' them for their latest project, The Post).

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