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There's Absolutely No Way This Mariah Carey Song Isn't About Semen

"It's like honey when it washes over me."

If you grew up in the '90s, you probably remember Mariah Carey's chart-topper "Honey."

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"Honey" was important for several reasons. It was her 12th Billboard Hot No. 1, and it represented Mariah's transformation from Queen of Turtlenecks in 1996...

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Basically, Mariah stopped caring about being a goody-goody โ€” which is why it makes sense that "Honey" is about semen. Let's first examine the lyrics:

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Next up, the video. She only wears one color: WHITE.

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Still not convinced? OK, well let's analyze this crucial Danceriah moment.

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Look who she's dancing with!

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Seamen. Seamen. Seamen. Seamen. Seamen. Seamen. Seamen.

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Semen. Cum.


You'll probably never sing this song or watch this video the same, but at least now you know!

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