Mariah Carey is Literally Working Her Ass Off

September 16, 2011 By:
Mariah Carey is Literally Working Her Ass Off

When you want your figure back after having a baby, you have two options. One, pay someone else to have your kid. Two, be a celebrity.

It’s some bizarre wonder of the world, but celebrities go from pregnant to size two in a matter of weeks. I don’t know how it happens. I don’t know how Stonehenge happened either. It’s just one of those things.

Well, Mariah’s husband, Nick Cannon, says the singer is working nonstop to get rid of the baby weight. Not only does she want her pre-baby body back, she wants her twenty-year old body back. Carey gave birth to twins, Moroccan Scott and Monroe, four months ago.

“She's so focused right now on every aspect. She's going to come back and knock out the world," Canon told Us Weekly. "She's getting in shape."

Cannon says that his wife didn’t waste any time hitting the gym.

"At two months she was walking around in a bathing suit," he said. "Every day she's just killing it. I personally think she's going to come out looking better -- looking like it's 1990! I think that's what she's aiming for, and I think she'll reach that goal."

Shoot, I want the body of Mariah Care circa 1990! But that’s never going to happen. I’m going to have to settle for Justin Bieber circa 2011.

So do Nick and Mariah have workout dates?

"We do, but she's too serious!" Cannon said. "She works out in the water. I don't like the water. I can't swim that well."

And, of course, it’s not just working out that Mariah is focused on.

“Obviously [she pays attention to her] diet and eating properly," he said. "She does long, long hours on the treadmill. It's all doing it the right way."

Perhaps Mariah is getting ready for her upcoming X-Factor appearance. The show is set to premiere in the U.S. on September 21. It’s been confirmed that Mariah will have a guest judging appearance on the show, along with Rihanna.

But despite both Mariah and Nick’s immense success in the entertainment industry (okay, mostly Mariah), their kids might not necessarily follow in their footsteps.

"I just want them to strive for something greater than entertainment," Nick said.

"I'm one of those believers in teachers, professors, heart surgeons. That's what I'm rooting for. If I could get a scientist, that'd be amazing."