From shade queen to meme-queen, Mariah Carey has just proven her royalty is transcendent.

The "I Don't" singer, one of Apple Music's highest-streaming artists, implanted herself into one of the internet's hottest trends Sunday (April 8) when she made a meme out of her own past performances. Drawing inspiration from the "If you don't love me at my [something unfavorable], you don't deserve me at my [something glamorous]," Mimi posted a photo of her role as run-down social worker Ms. Weiss from Precious before an image of her looking like a goddess on the Emancipation of Mimi cover.

Naturally, fans had a field day.

"Mariah don’t you dare !!! We love you no matter what. Your acting was exceptional in Precious," one wrote, while another noted "Queen, the lambs always love you - whether it be your critically acclaimed, award winning role in #Precious or your record-breaking #1 album, #TheEmancipationOfMimi!"

Precious, which hit theaters in 2009, amounted to critical acclaim for Carey and her raw performance. The Emancipation of Mimi, released in 2005, was the singer's highest-selling LP in a decade, and moved more than 10 million copies worldwide.

The meme, of course, draws direct inspiration from Marilyn Monroe's quote: “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."

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