Mariah Carey's Twitter account appears to have been hacked

Posted at 9:14 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 21:14:35-05

(CNN) -- Mariah Carey ended 2019 with an unfortunate surprise.

On New Year's Eve, Carey's Twitter account appeared to have been hacked -- posting dozens of offensive, racist and lewd tweets, including the N-word and sexual comments about rapper Eminem.

The tweets were deleted by the evening. Some mentioned the "Chuckling Squad," which is the same hacker collective blamed for targeting YouTubers andTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey in the past.

CNN has called and emailed Carey's representatives for comment.

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