It costs $109,000 to get diva Mariah Carey ready for the camera

American singer Mariah Carey performing at the Singapore National Stadium on Oct 24, 2014. According to entertainment website TMZ, Carey is one high maintenance star - she can chalk up nearly US$85,000 (S$109,000) in make-up and styling fees jus
American singer Mariah Carey performing at the Singapore National Stadium on Oct 24, 2014. According to entertainment website TMZ, Carey is one high maintenance star - she can chalk up nearly US$85,000 (S$109,000) in make-up and styling fees just to prepare for a photo shoot. -- PHOTO: UNUSUAL ENTERTAINMENT

Singer Mariah Carey is one high maintenance star - she can chalk up nearly US$85,000 (S$109,000) in make-up and styling fees just to prepare for a photo shoot, reported TMZ entertainment website.

The figure came up in a lawsuit brought by a photographer against Carey's record label. He claims that a photo shoot for the singer's album cover was cancelled for no reason and is seeking his US$150,000 fee. TMZ did not name the photographer.

In the lawsuit, the fees were broken down as:

Stylist -- US$65,391

Hair stylist -- US$9,600

Makeup artist -- US$7,200

Manicurist -- US$2,400