The couple had a relationship from 1998 to 2001 (Photos: Twitter / @ ImagenRetro)
“I’m not going to be waiting for you to choose between the actor and me”, are the words that Luis Miguel expresses to Mariah Carey in the recently released third installment of the singer’s biographical series, starring Diego Boneta.
Who she refers to in the course of the story is the actor Eric Benét, when Luis Miguel explodes with jealousy when he learns that Mariah’s ex-boyfriend is working with her on a new movie.
Although Luis Miguel has always looked like a true heartthrob and appears before the public with high self-esteem, who did doubt his charm was the American singer, an intense relationship with ups and downs that is reflected in the successful series of Netflix.
The famous singers traveled together in their romance stage. Together they flew to Acapulco and Buenos Aires, to mention two destinations (Photo by Lalo Yasky / WireImage)
And it is that Luis Miguel loved Mariah so much that he even made him bring out his most jealous side, since according to what the project tells, Micki he had a dislike for Eric Benét, who appeared alongside Carey in the musical film Glitter.
In the recently released chapters we can see the Mexican live a romance with the successful international celebrity, but also show aspects of his much commented lonely and enigmatic lifestyle.
What Luis Miguel: The series shows the perception of the Latin music star, we can see that he captured his romance with the singer of Never too Far like an exhausting courtship, full of mistrust and with a notable struggle of egos.
According to the series, from the first meetings with Tommy Mottola’s ex-wife, Luis Miguel noticed a strange rapprochement between her and Benét, and even Carey revealed that he was dating both of them, however Luis Miguel was clear and expressed that he is not going to waste your time, thus putting a ultimatum.
Eric Benét had a relationship with Mariah when she divorced Tommy Mottola (Photo: Instagram / @ ericbenet)
When the singer of How is it possible that by my side and Mariah formalize their relationship, the actress also had to share the film’s filming forum Glitter (All that glitters) with Benét in Toronto, a fact that was not to the liking of Luismi, who even came unannounced to the recordings to spy on his girlfriend leaving his little brother Sergio Basteri planted in Los Angeles.
Although Carey insisted that nothing united her with her ex-boyfriend, Luis Miguel exploded with jealousy when he learned that they shared the filming studio and the classic outings after hours working at the set. At that time Benet was married to actress Halle Berry.
Despite rumors of a romance between Carey and Benét, which was never confirmed, the relationship continued, but the gossip brought problems between the singer and Luis Miguel. It was until 2001 when Sun He decided to end the relationship by assuring that Mariah wanted children and he did not.
The American singer Mariah Carey in a scene from the movie “Glitter”. EFE / Archive
But this was not the only story related to the cinema that affected the couple and caused their breakup. It is also known that Mariah would have connected Luis Miguel with a Hollywood producer to star in the movie of The Fox, where he alternated with Anthony Hopkins and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Luis Miguel would have declined the invitation due to incompatibility with his tour schedule, so the role was left in the hands of the also famous Antonio Banderas. It has transpired that this decision of Luismi not taking advantage of the projection that such an ambitious film would give him would have been another problem in his romantic relationship with Mariah.
Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall, Glitter (The shine of a star) obtained a lukewarm reception by the public and at the same time became a cult material among Carey fans. It tells the story of Billie Frank, a talented girl who in the 70s seeks to pursue a career in music and achieve fame in the New York industry.
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