VIA: ESSENCE.COM As the days continue to roll by, more celebrities are making public statements regarding their involvement with Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi and his family. Yesterday, Beyonce said she donated her $1-million fee to charity, and today Mariah Carey says she’s “embarrassed to have participated in this mess…” MORE

Diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks show that Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi’s son paid Mariah Carey $1 million for a performance in St. Barts. RELATED: WBW Honors: Berry Gordy The cables also note that another of Qaddafi’s sons held a similarly lavish New Year’s party in 2010, paying singers Beyonce and Usher an undisclosed amount forĀ  […]