‘Meek as a lamb’ may not describe Mariah Carey‘s fan base upon learning their fave’s 23-year-old record for longest running Hot 100 #1 in history was broken today by Lil Nas X‘s megahit ‘Old Town Road’ (as we reported here), but the Pop diva herself has been the shining example of humility.
Just last week telling our friends at The Blast that she wasn’t worried about the 20-year-old breaking the record (click here to watch), today the ‘One Sweet Day’ singer took to Instagram to congratulate X for the achievement.
Read her touching words inside:
Her heartfelt message did little to quell the attack of her fans (affectionately called #Lambs) as they unearthed tweets from X – allegedly a diehard Nicki Minaj fan – slamming the diva in 2016.
Ouch! Needless to say, the tweet above only added more fuel to the fire of the already angered fan base. The ongoing attack led Lil Nas to Twitter to say:
Despite the continued melee, one fan tried to make peace: