Mariah Carey just gave first interview since her disastrous New Year's Eve and she's doubling down on her criticism of producers for the show --Dick Clark Productions.
"All I can say is Dick Clark was an incredible person and I was lucky enough to work with him when I first started in the music business," she told EW on Tuesday. "I'm of the opinion that Dick Clark would not have let an artist go through that and he would have been as mortified as I was in real time."
Carey maintains that audio issues plagued her performance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," and her camp stands by beliefs that the problems were deliberately orchestrated to "sabotage" the singer.
"It's not going to stop me from doing a live event in the future," she said. "But it will make me less trusting of using anyone outside of my own team."
Carey added that her fans have been "so supportive" in the days since the incident.
"I am so appreciative of them and everybody in the media that came out to support me after the fact because it really was an incredible holiday season that turned into a horrible New Year's Eve," Carey said.