Promoting new film Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' By Sapphire, in which she plays a social worker trying to help an abused teenager, the pop star told CNN anchorman Larry King she's no stranger to abuse.
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Asked for her thoughts about Chris Brown's attack on Rihanna in February during a taped interview with King, which airs on Wednesday night, Carey told the host, "I was very sequestered, as you know, when I first started out and if I were just allowed to be young and with a young boyfriend who's also a star...I don't know what goes on. I wasn't really allowed out of the house, so I can't imagine what she went through."
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