Mariah Carey’s Twins Adorably Steal the Spotlight as Their Mom Receives a Walk of Fame Star

08/05/2015 at 08:15 PM ET

One thing is certain: Mariah Carey‘s kids were not impressed with their mom getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Four-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe Cannon were amusingly vying for their mother’s attention — and a little mic time –as their mom was honored Wednesday.

“Mommy, mommy,” Moroccan repeated as he tugged on Carey’s custom-designed Yousef Aljasmi dress while she tried to give an acceptance speech.

Finally bowing to her son’s wishes, the “We Belong Together” singer picked up her son, who sweetly declared, “I love you, Mommy” into the microphone.

Seemingly envious of her brother’s moment in the spotlight, Monroe then told her mom she wanted a little mic time too. Carey conceded, and Monroe adorably said, “I love you Mommy” as well.

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“I better get through with this before the kids want to come up and talk again!” Carey joked once she finally got a word in. “Thank you so much, really, everybody for being here … I just want to thank all the fans for coming. This is a huge honor. A childhood dream come true … Before these kids take me off the stage, I guess I should move along. Thank you so much.”

The duo got a little rambunctious at other times as well, running around before settling into adults’ laps. Moroccan appeared to be the more outgoing one of the pair, at times even asking his mom for gum.

“I didn’t know what they were going to do or say. Trust me, it was not planned!” Carey told PEOPLE after the ceremony. “For them to be here was everything. I’m so humbled and grateful.”

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Mariah Carey twins Walk of Fame event
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Mariah Carey twins Walk of Fame event
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On Tuesday night, Carey hosted a pre-ceremony private dinner at her $30 million Airbnb estate to celebrate. Guests — including Brett Ratner, Jeff Beacher and French Montana — enjoyed lobster rolls and mini sliders by STK Out and Infuse Vodka cocktails. Later, Carey enjoyed some grown-up time at the reception at Beacher’s Madhouse at The Roosevelt Hotel. She joined LA Reid at a table and at one point walked over to the deejay and requested he play an unreleased remix of “Infinity” with Montana and Justin Bieber.

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— Kathy Ehrich Dowd with reporting by Melody Chiu and Christina Dugan

FILED UNDER: Kids , Mariah Carey , Multiples , News

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TLC on

They are precious! Moroccan is beginning to favor his dad.

dee on

His curls are so pretty and bouncy! Cute kiddos.

Kat on

Couldn’t that woman cover ‘the girls’ for once in her life? She-ite!

gagirl on

So cute. Mariah really looks radiant.

bebe on

I love their hair.

Pam on

She looks beautiful and her kids are adorable.

dd on

she looks great! congrats to her.
her kids are cute.
i can’t believe that she didn’t have a star b4!!

Guest on

She doesn’t have the figure to wear these clothes anymore. If she does not have a stylist or a mirror she should invest a little money into getting both of these ASAP.

Highnessrose on

Her kids are adorable. She’s beautiful and talented. However i really don’t think she deserves to have a star on the walk of fame since there are plenty celebrities who are more talented, successful and deserve to have a star more than her on the walk of fame.

Libby on

The kids are so fair for only 1/4 white, no? Is Nick biracial?

and glasses on so young- that’s so sad😦

She got a great custom dress made.

guest on

Uhm…she has more number ones than Elvis, who else should get a star than her?!

nolanite on

Monroe has had glasses since she was a baby. I think it’s great that they put them on kids so young these days, so they never have to struggle to see!

D on

Do you have many millions of records she has sold? She is talented. A lot more talented that you.

LisaHumbug on

How does she not have one already? Like ages ago?

KT on

She looks gorgeous, and her kids are adorable. That is so nice she included her kids in the event instead of keeping them home with a nanny. Kudos to her!

abbydog on

When I read “twins” I thought they were talking about the “girls!” She could be pretty if she didn’t insist on dressing like a lady of the evening.

Jude on

I’m cracking up over the suggestion that Mariah doesn’t deserve a star. Curious what year you were born in? She has broken and still holds numerous records, has 14 albums, a five octave range, can still sell out a stadium, and is worth more than $500 million. I’m just confused. If she doesn’t deserve a star, what exactly is the point of the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Shannon on

Ummm her son has a wet bottom in one of the pics. Interesting. I would find Mariah more awesome if she would drop the glamour gowns, throw on some jeans and act like a real mom. Amy Poehler and Jennifer Garner come to mind…

Missy on

Mariah’s makeup and hair look gorgeous…but she needs to stop with these dresses. Her doll babies are adorable.

stephanie on

omg im dying….did anyone else notice the photos of her son grabbing and kissing her boob? wtf and the other looks like he wet his pants lol

Cynthia Davis on

Kids don’t pay attention to where they put their hands at on their parents.He was hugging her,you can see his other hand around her neck.His pants would be wet in the front if he needed changing.But I’m sure they are potty trained.I’m sure somebody would have noticed.Why do people have to look for things to be wrong and plus he’s just a child. He wasn’t getting the star.

thunder on

She should have gotten a star many years ago. She also should have left the children home today, and WHERE WAS HER MOTHER??? Golly. Where was Mottola?

Unflattering and inappropriate dress but, well, it’s Mimi. Butterfly ring and talon fingernails; but the hair color is an improvement (though black would rock!). She still has the stunning eyes and cheekbones but she needs to downsize the bazooms! Why is she so obsessed with them? Can’t she play with them in private?

Jimmy on

Highnessrose…doesn’t deserve a star? 25 years in the business, 18 number 1 hits, 1 of the biggest selling artists in history, holds the record for most weeks at number 1! Sounds pretty deserving to me!

CeeCee on

I’m not sure why she’s only receiving this NOW? Like her or not, Mariah IS a LEGEND. She should’ve received this long time ago, IMO.

Sharon on

Well deserved!!her children are adorable, but it seems like she would have had a nanny there to help out, the way her son was down by her boob and he looks like he wet his pants.

Dee on

Kids don’t care where they are, they are all over their parents all the time.
Good heavens…..
As for her star….this is late if you ask me. Mariah deserved that star ages ago. I see some kids who have yet to even reach 10yrs in the biz buy their way into a star…..many undeserving ones are there. Mariah is a living legend…..she put in her time and she deserves the recognition. Congrats to her!!!!

Truth is..... on

shes is more caught up with the moment than showing her kids affection/attention….self centered

Vanessa on

Mariah got a star and she also looks like one. I hope ther rumours of her drinking during her pregnancy are false but her son’s protruding forehead say otherwise. All the fame and money in the world mean nothing if your children aren’t healthy.

Anonymous on

is that the nanny behind the kids in the last pic? if so, the look on her face is priceless.

Lyoness on

Wow! How did she not have a star at least 10 years ago?! That’s pretty surprising. Her kids are great. They don’t care what Mommy is doing. They just want part of the action. Sweet. I love that she dresses her children in age appropriate clothing.

Marky on

“Truth is”, you need to realize she is with her children quite a lot, plays with them, cares for them, and still has a career. This is a big moment for her, and if she had left the kids at home, you’d complain about that. Her children are young, and they just know she’s their mom, but her basking in this moment is very understandable!

As far as Monroe having glasses as a child; I have a child who has worn glasses since very young, and she will tell you she loves her glasses because she can SEE! Without them, she can’t see well enough to read, or many activities she loves. Put a sock in your very old fashioned view of things like glasses for children. Lucky Monroe that her parents cared enough to even have her eyes checked, and aren’t consumed with what twits think, so she has been able to have the glasses in the first place.

jlo27916 on

To everyone that says she doesn’t deserve a star… what planet are you on? Do you know how many number one hits she has?! Do you know how good her voice is? I was surprised to hear she is JUST NOW getting one. If she left the kids at home, you all would bitch about that too. C’mon…
Congrats Mariah!

blessedwithboys on

Roe is so cute. She has Mariah’s birth face.

BettySueH on

I find nothing adorable about Mariah or her children. The children were unprepared for the event, and Ms. Carey didn’t seem to help them through it at all. Spoiled rotten, all three.

A on

Highnessrose
Many don’t know but you have to “apply” and pay for your own star.

Anonymous on

Great twins, and the kids are nice also

To Libby on

I’m not sure but I think her kiddos are premature. And it is often that premature kids have problems with their eyes.

Ilona on

her kids are adorable ….. EUH NOT FOR ME !!!!

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