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The "Always Be My Baby" diva accompanied her billionaire Aussie beau for their first official appearance since Packer popped the question last week, hitting the red carpet at the 2016 G'Day USA Gala at Vibiana in downtown L.A. There, Mimi let her new bauble shine against an understated shimmery black gown, keeping the spotlight on her gargantuan rock.
The singer, 45, was inseparable from Packer on the red carpet, refusing to take any solo photos, Us Weekly reported.
"She was proudly flashing that ring around," a guest told the mag. "Her ring totally overpowered her black dress."
Inside the Aussie-themed event, which included Hugh Jackman, Seal,
Bishop took notice of their pre-wedded bliss, which garnered them an onstage mention, Us said.
"May I say James Packer and Mariah, that you've taken an Australian American engagement to a whole other level?" Bishop said during her address. "Best wishes for a happy engagement!"
The bride and groom are living large, reportedly leasing a mansion in a ritzy gated community, the Oaks, in Calabasas, TMZ reported this week. The one-acre estate, which never officially hit the market, runs about $250,000 a month and is said to be family-friendly, boasting sweeping vistas and a theater, sauna and gym, the site said.
Still, it might take some time before they walk down the aisle: Carey still hasn't finalized her divorce from actor Nick Cannon, and Packer is still in the process of ending his marriage with his second wife, TMZ said.
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