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A Brief History Of Mariah Carey's 'Mean Girls' Obsession

Why you so obsessed with them?

It may not be Oct. 3 (National Mean Girls Day), but regardless, it's always the perfect time to remember how deep Mariah Carey's love for "Mean Girls" is -- especially now that she's directing a Christmas film starring Lacey Chabert, who played mean girl Gretchen Wieners.

And this is no low-level fandom.

The diva has devoted tracks, tweets, parties, and even scene recreations to her fave film. She's even schooled a few other big names with her know-all of the comedy.

Take a look -- and then you might be able to sit with us.

  1. When Mariah and Nick Cannon Recreated This Iconic 'Mean Girls' Scene

    Excuse me, but where is her Oscar for this adaptation?

    The performance is completely on point, and was clearly rehearsed for years -- which explains her uneasy feeling toward Nick Cannon's iffy line reads. Despite all odds, however, Mariah pulls through flawlessly.

  2. When She Based An Entire Track On A Single 'Mean Girls' Quote

    The world might be convinced that "Obsessed" was about Eminem, but Nick Cannon knew what the real deal was.

    "MEAN GIRLS."

    "To be completely honest, she did the record ’cause she’s a huge fan of this movie ’Mean Girls,’ " Canon told MTV News, upon the video's release. "And there’s a line in the movie where one of the girls is like, 'Why are you so obsessed with me?’ "

  3. When Mariah's Team Threw Her A Surprise 'Mean Girls'-Themed Party

    Friendship goals.

    It goes without saying that we all need to find co-workers who will throw us surprise, "Mean Girls"-themed, pajama birthday parties after a long day.

  4. When She Quoted Regina George And Questioned Nicki Minaj's 'Mean Girls' Knowledge

    In her head, Mariah is thinking, "You can't sit with us." Although to be fair, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson probably missed the reference as well.

  5. When She Quoted 'Mean Girls' On Twitter In A Throwback Photo

    Can confirm, it was Wednesday and pink.

  6. When Tina Fey Gave Her The Blessing To Play The Cool Mom On Broadway

    Truly the ultimate sign of approval, having the "Mean Girls" writer and actress recommend a role for you on the film's Broadway adaptation. And let's be real, we all want to be the cool mom.

    One day, at least.

  7. When We Found Out She Has A Tradition Of Quoting 'Mean Girls' To Lindsay Lohan

    The two stars share the same makeup artist, as well as an appreciation for Lohan's film.

    “Whenever I see her, she does always say, ‘On Wednesdays, I wear pink,’ " Lohan told Vanity Fair. "She loves that movie.”

    But the real question for Lindsay Lohan: Do we have permission to say that too?

  8. When She Embodied The Mean Girls Christmas Spirit In Her Performance
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    All she wants for Christmas is an outfit reminiscent of the trio's holiday performance from her favorite film. The only piece missing is the hat.

    Was that too much to ask for, Santa?