"Mariah was born as an embryo in stiletto heels. She walks - even in her home - on her f**king toenails! I said: 'This woman is not going to work if you're walking like Princess Tippy Toes.'" Filmmaker Lee Daniels banned Mariah Carey from walking in her staple high heels while shooting PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE.