Mariah Carey’s Atlanta home ‘targeted in burglary’ while singer was on holiday in Italy

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was reportedly burgled while on holiday in Italy and away in Long Island, New York.

The 53-year-old pop diva was said to be spending time in a $20million (£16.5m) mansion in the Hamptons following a trip to Italy back in July when her Atlanta home was broken into.

The incident was said to have been reported on July 27.

Police confirmed that the house was broken into to .

Authorities told the publication: ‘This is still an open investigation, the information may be limited.’

It is not known what was taken from the sprawling property, but the Always Be My Baby hitmaker is said to have purchased the mansion back in November 2021 for a reported $5.65m (£4.67m).

Mariah shares daughter Monroe and son Moroccan with Nick Cannon, pictured here in 2018 (Picture: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
She has been dating choreographer Brian Tanaka since 2016 (Picture: Instagram/briantanaka)

The property is described by the outlet as having nine bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, and also features a pool, tennis court and playground.

Mariah, who has 11-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe but has been dating choreographer Bryan Tanaka since 2016, is thought to have been on holiday when the alleged incident took place and documented her time away on social media.

At the time, she posted a slideshow of photos showing herself frolicking in the sea and splashing water, captioned: ‘Ciao Capri! ❤️🇮🇹’

A second post was captioned: ‘Out East for the week, soaking it all in.’

News of the alleged break in comes just days after it was announced that the Hero songstress will headline Global Citizen’s New York festival in September.

Alongside a poster promoting the charity event, she wrote: ‘NEW YORK, mark your calendars!

The singer also enjoyed time away from her home in the Hamptons in July, which she shared on her Instagram (Picture: Instagram/mariahcarey)

‘On Sept 24, I’m teaming up with @glblctzn to call on world leaders and corporations to empower women and girls, take climate action, and end extreme poverty.’

She also recently over the revealing that she had ‘fallen in love’ with her voice when she was a little girl and had been ‘obsessed’ with Grease.

‘I dressed up as Bad Sandy for Halloween in 5th grade and thought I was everything,’ she tweeted. ‘Years later, THE Olivia Newton-John walked out onto my stage in Melbourne, Australia and we sang our hearts out together to “Hopelessly Devoted To You.” This is a moment I will never ever forget.

Mariah recently shared her devastation over the death of Grease star and singer Dame Olivia Newton-John (Picture: Vince Bucci/AFP via Getty Images)

‘I was also blessed to be in her presence on many other occasions and she was one of the kindest, most generous and lovely people I’ve ever met. She will be missed. She will be remembered. She will be loved. Olivia, I honestly love you.’ 

Metro.co.uk has contacted Atlanta Police Department and Mariah Carey’s reps for comment.

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