People: Aug. 4, 1997

A CHANGE IN THE WIND, MARIAH

If Whitney Houston can do it, why can't MARIAH CAREY? The diva of deep record sales is dipping her toes into the waters of acting. The video for her new song, Honey, which debuts this week, opens with a comedy sketch, after which she scampers around like a Bond girl (read: lots of changes into different, but equally skimpy, outfits). She's also in discussions about doing a movie. "It's a great way to release different creative energy," Carey says of acting. Her music is also changing--away from touchy-feely ballads to more collaborations with hip-hop artists....

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