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Mariah Out of Hospital

Carey still under doctor's care at undisclosed location

August 8, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Mariah Carey has been discharged from the hospital where she was recovering from an emotional and physical breakdown. "Mariah is feeling better," said her publicist Cindi Berger. "She is resting under a doctor's care at an undisclosed location with her mother."

Carey was admitted to the New York area hospital two weeks ago after returning to the U.S. from a seven-city promotional tour for her upcoming film Glitter. Carey was one of the film's co-producer's, starred in the film and wrote and recorded the soundtrack, which is due out August 21st.

The film, which was originally scheduled for release on August 31st, has been pushed back to September 21st. After Carey's hospitalization the singer canceled all public appearances including publicity promotions connected with the film.

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