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Mariah Carey has fired her long time creative director, Anthony Burrell, after her embarrassing performance for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.

Sources tell ETonline

“He’s not being brought back [in 2017] for a number of reasons.”

The source explained to ET that Burrell’s decision to move the backup dancers offstage “left Mariah without any support,” as backup singers can be a source of support and help an artist pick up cues if their inner earpieces don’t work and they can’t hear the music.

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