Mariah Carey Downgrades Diva Demands ... Sort Of
Down-to-earth star now only requires $200 bottle of wine in rider
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 21, 2010 10:47 AM CDT
Mariah Carey arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, 2010, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

(Newser) – Mariah Carey used to roll into town with a rider full of diva demands like swanky Cristal champagne, complete with "bendy straws" with which to guzzle, er, sip it. But those days are over for the songbird—or at least downgraded slightly to a meager $200 bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. The Smoking Gun has more details—her room "should be about 75 degrees"—here.