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Nicki Minaj

Mariah Called Me a Bitch

10/3/2012 11:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1002_full_fight_video_nicki_minaj_mariah_carey_launchMariah Carey fired the first shots in her "American Idol" war with Nicki Minaj ... calling the rapper a "bitch" multiple times ... this according to sources close to Minaj.  

According to our sources, Nicki is adamant ... in the moments before the TMZ video begins, Mariah repeatedly berated her ... until Nicki finally had enough and exploded.

We're told ... Nicki feels Mariah has been wasting everyone's time by constantly praising herself instead of focusing her energy on critiquing the contestants.

One source tells us, "She keeps bringing up how many records she's sold, name dropping people she's worked with, how many tours she's done, and how many Grammys or awards she's won ... Nicki is tired of it."

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121.

Sassy    

Mariah's camp blames Nicki.

Nicki's camp blames Mariah.

I think BOTH are to blame. TMZ reported way back when Nicki's name was first mentioned as the potential 2nd female judge and you could tell there was going to be issues with Mariah. Doesn't anyone recall that story? From that day on, I knew bickering would ensue.

657 days ago
122.

OutOfKetchup    

Roman in (Moscow)American Idol.Just Nicki rapping as her foul mouth gay boy alter ego Roman Zalanski.

657 days ago
123.

olivia    

MARIAH CAREY HAS BEEN DOING MUSIC FOR OVER TWENTY TWO YEARS-NICKI ISNT TALENTED SHE IS A FLASH IN THE PAN AND SHE IS DOING A REALITY TV SHOW TO GET HER NAME MORE OUT THERE THAT ISNT TALENT THAT IS DESPERATION. MARIAH IS TALENT WITH THE VOICE OF ANGEL THE BODY OF A GODDESS AND A VOICE LIKE NO ONE ELSE SO NICKI SHUT UP AND GIVE MARIAH THE RESPECT SHE BEYOND DESERVES.

657 days ago
124.

fjp    

Nicky Minaj has NO EFFING RIGHT to even attempt to step to Mariah Carey. She is DIRT compare to Mariah!! Is she joking ghetto LOSER.... they should FIRE her ugly ass! Mariah is the #1 Female Singer Alive! Noone cant touch her talent!

657 days ago
125.

AngelB    

But Nicki Minaj cals herself a bitch. Smh

657 days ago
126.

really    

oh plz im not a fan of nicki but i don't give her wrong for cussing out mariah... just cause u in the business long and have alot of whatever awards it is don't give u the right to belittle any other artist.. whether they whack or not... she needs to learn humility her damn self this the way u gonna teach ur kids really smfh...cause all that fame and her last 3 album ain't did **** but who's counting..

657 days ago
127.

really    

oh plz im not a fan of nicki but i don't give her wrong for cussing out mariah... just cause u in the business long and have alot of whatever awards it is don't give u the right to belittle any other artist.. whether they whack or not... she needs to learn humility her damn self this the way u gonna teach ur kids really smfh...cause all that fame and her last 3 album ain't did **** but who's counting..

657 days ago
128.

homo     

mariah is an old fart all ai wants is ratings look at pics of nikki gar bage 5 years ago she as fake as eveyone in show biz

657 days ago
129.

ABBYH    

They are both Diva's the diffrence is Mariah has the chops, reputation, and history to back it up, and Nicki is an insecure wannabe who thinks bad behavior and vulgar language make her a self proclaimed "bad b!tch" when really it just makes her classless with ridiculous fashion sense

657 days ago
130.

biscuitoffme    

So she acting a bitch cause someone called her a bitch.... Real dumb, bitch. Nicki's the Stupid Hoe she sings about.

657 days ago
131.

joe    

cotton candy head

657 days ago
132.

daybyday    

wot m8?...lol what is nicki minaj even a judge? lol, brainwashed people

657 days ago
133.

Sandra Rodriguez    

niki is getto i dont no why the hell she's on the show she has no talent she needs to respect Mariah and the producers need to get her off the show

657 days ago
134.

Sassy    

http://www.tmz.com/2012/09/17/nicki-and-mariah/



TMZ reported that when producers told her Nicki was in the running to be a judge, Mariah hung up on them. When I read that, I knew there would be tension between them. I'm not shocked and I'm not taking sides.

657 days ago
135.

AZCHIC83    

i use to love nicki minaj but now i think she is a ghetto trash bag... and im sorry nicki but you are a raging bitch and im glad someone finally came out and said it.... kudos mariah!

657 days ago
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