Mariah Carey has a ridiculous reason for not going grocery shopping

Los Angeles - Mariah Carey refuses to go into a supermarket.

The Hero singer is renowned for her diva reputation and she admits she never does her own food shopping because of the "bad lighting" in grocery stores.

She explained: "It's pretty bad lighting in the grocery store. Have you noticed it's fluorescent lighting?"

Meanwhile, the 46-year-old singer admitted does her best to make things as close to "perfect" as she can for her children, five-year-old Moroccan and Monroe - who she has with estranged husband Nick Cannon - but admits the kids "frustrate" her at times.

She told Entertainment Tonight: "They have strong personalities and they are pretty amazing. They make me laugh.

"They frustrate me sometimes. But they are great... I can't make things perfect them but I try my hardest to always make them happy."

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