FULL VERSION: Nicki Minaj Cusses Out Mariah Carey On ‘American Idol’ – Fight Caught on Video | TMZ

Nicki Minaj derailed the "American Idol" auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina today, after swearing at Mariah Carey and threatening, "I'm gonna knock you out" … sources tell TMZ.

Listen closely as you play the video … you'll hear:

Nicki: Think I'm playin? Think this sh*t is a f*cking joke? Think it's a joke? Think it's a joke? Think it's a joke? Say one more disrespectful thing to me, if you say one more disrespectful thing to me — off with your head!

Mariah: I am not being disrespectful.

Nicki: Off with your head, off with your head.

Nicki: Don't tell me I'm insecure, don't tell me I'm inadequate … you gonna get sent [inaudible] just fall back; don't … you don't know [inaudible] I don't feel inadequate. You're the insecure one sittin' up there running down her resume every five minutes.

Nicki: Every time you take a shot at me I'ma take it back, and if you gotta f*cking problem then handle it. I told them, I'm not f*cking putting up with your f*cking highness over there … figure it the f*ck out. Figure it out.

Mariah: whyyyy, whhyyyyy …

Nicki: Figure it out

Mariah: … do I have a 3-year-old sitting around me???

Nicki: I'm not sitting here for 20 minutes and having you run down your resume everyday, No! Goodbye!

Mariah: Listen … I can't see my kids because you decided to make … to have … to have a little baby fit and going all around the stage.

Nicki: Good, well then go see them now, go see them now … you're boring as f*ck, you're boring as f*ck.

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FULL VERSION: Nicki Minaj Cusses Out Mariah Carey On 'American Idol' – Fight Caught on Video | TMZ


  1. I don’t think Nikki should have ever been a judge on the show. She’s a rapper and she hasn’t been out that long. I just don’t think she was a good chose. I don’t have anything against her. They should have picked Kelly Rowland, or Mary J.Blige or somebody like that

    • Kelly was on the X Factor and Nicki is actually not only a rapper. She has whole songs with only vocals and in most of her songs with her as a lead artist she sings the chorus and bridge

    • Timothy Richard-Jackson nicki can’t sing. It doesn’t matter if she sings. It’s disrespectful to put her on a panel with one of the best vocalists on the show.

  2. Nicki Minaj is obviously right in this argument………you can tell because shes talking WAY louder and repeating herself

  3. People are hating Nicki Minaj because she’s “black” “starts the fight”. What people really dont know is that Mariah started it. She has this attitude of a real diva that she wants to be the only woman judge in that season of AI. Mariah cant stop attacking Nicki and disgrace Nicki’s talent and Nicki has to stand up and tell Mariah what she deserve.

    Go Nicki! History has made but Nicki is making her History Now Mariah.

  4. I’m with Nicki on this one. If anyone watched the video on how it all started it was because of Randy and Mariah telling a girl she should sing country when the girl said she sings a soulfull country type thing. Shes a fragile girl so when they said that she immediately changed her mind. Nicki was sticking up for her saying she sounds great singing either one and she shouldn’t let a comment change her mind. So for all these stupid comments tryna hate please come correct. Nicki was right. She wasn’t gonna let this girl get bomb rushed into being something else. Why hate???

    • Monet Davis and first of all Mariah and randy was trying to help this contestant because they have so many years with the music industry did it ever occur to you that they were only looking out for her to get her fan base and get her sales for her record

    • avaorchid it is a thing imagine your idols tells you to do something else that you don’t know that much but you loved doing what u used to do

  5. I understand why Nicki just lost it. Everyday she had to deal with Mariah slick comments that day she lost it. Mariah wanted to be the only female on the show and having Nicki there made her insecure and felt the need to pick at Nicki to portray her as a bad person.

  6. Mariah is the actual brat of the show she’s been dissing Nicki and Ariana and let’s not forget what she said about JLo years ago. She’s really talented but she’s so self-absorbed.

    • Shes never “dissed” Ariana. All she ever said in an interview when asked about a JayZ quote about not liking to be compared to anyone was that she agreed with him. And about JLo, please her team and Tommy Mottola hijacked some of Mariah’s studio work back when JLo was first starting out her music career. Even her fans know that. If I were Mariah, I too would not like someone if their team stole from me. Research before spreading hate on someone.

  7. I don’t really like to take sides but Mariah started the fight and was being disrespectful to nicki. Now nicki might have went into a rage but Mariah was picking at nicki and has been this whole time. nicki was just trying to give that girl advice and Mariah made those rude comments and nicki had enough.

  8. thats what mariah do sit there and slick cap she needed to be told off. she shouldnt be so insecure when it comes to nikki she had her day now let nikki have hers

  9. I don’t like Nicky at all!! But had to watch 3 other videos to make my opinion on her!! She keeps it real and if you ask how you did she will tell you the truth.. And the truth shall set you free.. Glad she told people off even tho it was ratchet hood go girl

  10. when Mariah Carey signed onto American Idol she was told she was going to be the only female judge at the last minute they added on Nikki I’m not standing up for either of them because I’m a fan of both but Nikki has to realize that Mariah Carey has been in the game longer and she needs to have a little more respect if no one has been noticing Nicki Minaj been getting into beef with a lot of people…. just my opinion

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