Mariah Carey Ex Fiancé Checks Into Mental Health Facility


Mariah Carey’s ex fiance, James Packer, has reportedly checked himself into a psychiatric hospital.

According to reports, the 50-year-old billionaire is at McLean Hospital, an ultra-exclusive $35,000-a-week facility in Mexico. James Packer shocked the world with the announcement last week that he was stepping down from his gambling empire Crown Resorts due to;

“ Mental health issues”.

James Packer had openly discussed his struggles with depression following the collapse of his telco company in 2001 and his split from Carey.

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Prior to his engagement to Mariah Carey, Packer was married to ex-wife Erica Baxter. The couple separated five years ago, with Mr Packer saying he wanted to enjoy the pleasures of single life. They have three children.

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News that James Packer was finally seeking professional treatment came as it emerged he had repeatedly begged ex-wife Erica Baxter to take him back. But Ms Baxter, mother of nine-year-old Indigo, eight-year-old Jackson and five-year-old Emmanuelle, does not want to expose their children to Mr Packer’s “seismic” mood swings, according to The Daily Telegraph.