Taking to Twitter after the ceremony to own up to her amusing faux pas, Mariah revealed that she got distracted mingling during a commercial break and ended up sitting down next to Steven Spielberg on her way back to her table.
Meryl continued: "I came over and there she was, you know, next to Spielberg, sucking up".
While we couldn't imagine Meryl being mean about the hilarious faux pas - it's just not in her nature - it was nice to know she saw the amusing side as she revealed all on Jimmy Kimmel Live after the ceremony! "I said, 'No, no, stay there.' I said I'll sit on your lap". Carey can be heard saying as she heads to her vehicle.
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She told Jimmy that she momentarily left her seat to find it was occupied by none other than the Grammy winning diva, serving a bit of Miranda Priestly as she quipped: "Bitch stole my seat!" So amusing! Catch up on all of the highlights from the 2018 Golden Globes here.
Carey was delayed by a trip to the bathroom during a commercial break and grabbed the first seat she saw when she returned.
Mariah Carey may be music royalty, but on Sunday she was in another queen's territory - and accidentally found herself sitting on the Golden Throne!
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