May 30, 2014 12:41 PM EDT

Some celebrities subtly ride subways, trying—but often failing—to blend in with the morning rush. But not Mariah! When the diva goes underground, she makes sure to wear a ball gown for the occasion.

Obviously the Glitter star documented the event on Instagram. Because you guys, she’s JUST LIKE US!

Only… in #subwaycouture

Remember when Jay-Z had a lovely conversation with an old lady outside his demographic on New York’s R train. (“Are you famous?” “Not very famous.”)

Yeah, this wasn’t like that.

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