Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Crucial Update

Anne 'No Chill, Not Ever' Hathaway Couldn't Keep It Together in Mariah Carey's Presence

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Anne Hathaway's specific brand of no chill is a well worn topic, but like fine cheese or a pretty okay wine, sometimes it needs to mature into itself. In the video above, you'll find Hathaway doing her thing, and, for the first time maybe, it's endearing?

She was at the premiere of The Intern, a movie she stars in — a Nancy Meyers movie, no less! She was probably feeling herself. She was definitely feeling her hair. She was nailing the red carpet, "This is my laugh! I am laugh smiling!" Mariah Carey, OD (original diva), comes through. As she gets closer Hathaway goes a little stiff, starts forgetting proper speech. She expertly hams to the camera, "She's the best glamorous ever. That's not even a sentence! There's no grammar there! 'The best glamorous ever,' yeah. I went to college. I didn't graduate."

Mariah Carey gets still closer. The interviewer tries to ask some question. Hathaway pays no mind, but rearranges her body, and confirms that Mariah is over her left shoulder. Hathaway makes a good decision to not geek out directly at Mariah, and confirms to the interviewer that she was listening to "We Belong Together," a Mariah classic, earlier that day. Mariah's handlers pull her on. Anne glows in her lack of chill, her eyes slightly manic. Fade to movie clip, a perfect moment captured for future generations. It gives hope to those Hathaway-like among us that we all have a place in the order of things. It promises a brighter future for all of us.