Unlike some starving show-business stars, Mariah Carey celebrates her success with much-deserved meals.

"Mariah loves food. Right now she's making an album and eating everything and anything she wants. She has put on about 15 pounds, but she loves the curves," said our source.

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Our tipster adds, "She'll definitely tone up again when she releases her album, but as of now, she's stuffing her face."

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