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Nicki Minaj

PISSED at 'Idol' Producers

Stop Fueling Mariah!

10/4/2012 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Nicki Minaj is FURIOUS with "American Idol" producers -- telling her peeps they goosed Mariah Carey into starting beef on the set.

Sources connected with Nicki tell us ... she's convinced producers -- along with members of Mariah's team -- are conspiring to get under her skin ... because they think a pissed off Minaj will bring in viewers.

We're told Nicki is adamant ... she won't be anyone's puppet and if she feels she's being set up, she vows to "cut it off at the head." As for how, she says for starters, the next time Mariah "acts up," Nicki is walking off the set.

There's just one problem with her theory -- we know "Idol" producers were genuinely shocked and upset by Tuesday's outburst. Our very connected "Idol" sources tell us the big wigs were completely flat footed and they are doing everything they can to restore peace -- which they successfully did Wednesday.

As for conspiracies between producers and Mariah ... we believe in the grassy knoll just like the next guy, but in this case Oswald did it alone.

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1.

hugh    

She says she won't be anyone's puppet yet she pretty much looks like one.

659 days ago
2.

Jen    

These two self important bitches...

659 days ago
3.

cherry    

Lohan level of paranoid, which means one thing drugs.

659 days ago
4.

Jordan    

This is the last year for Idol. Both woman signed a one year contract and with no fighting there is no show. XFactor is not much better they need 4 celebrity Judges 4 celebrity coaches 2 celebrity host these shows are boring they have lost all substance. There is nothing to these shows anymore the two of them will both be dead within 3 years max.

659 days ago
5.

Sally    

Just get rid of Nicki and the problem will be gone. She will never be anything but an untalented ghetto bitch.

659 days ago
6.

LK    

1 THING 2 STAND UP 4 YOURSELF
BUT DO IN A RESPECTFUL MATURE CLASSY MANNER
NIKKI NEED A TIME OUT OVER IN THE CORNER THIS CHICK NEEDS 2 ACT HER AGE NOT HER SHOE SIZE LOL !!!

659 days ago
7.

The Real JJ    

They put these two together for ratings. Everyone should've seen this coming. They knew this would be bad. Can't act right nowhere.

659 days ago
8.

cass    

Just fire her no talent a$$.


It TRULY baffles the hell out of me why she is even there.


She's nothing but a Lil' Kim knockoff, Lady Gaga wannabe!


Who can seriously deny this?

659 days ago
9.

cass    

Also, Nicki's "Talent" is as real as her a$$..... Oh, that's right, that's fake too. Ooops!

659 days ago
10.

Stiletto    

How about the producers just keep a huge pool of lime jello handy in case they want to fight again? Of course, you'll have to keep Mariah from eating it all, and Nicki from trying to find an atrocious outfit of the same color...and a new hair dye to clash with it.

659 days ago
11.

Jackie    

Enough....either both of you do jobs or fire yourselves than acting like idiots. btw there are people out there who would appreciate to do your jobs without causing drama.

659 days ago
12.

Stiletto    

Meanwhile, Keith Urban is going "Yeehaw! This is just like thanksgiving back home in the trailor park. Uh, only with darkies."

659 days ago
13.

Southern Rebel    

Nicki is one ungrateful ****** bitch that is trying to make drama where there is none. Fck this BITCh!

659 days ago
14.

Jodi    

Of course she was set up. Why do you think they wanted her on there in the first place. Definitely wasn't because of her talent. She is not a seasoned pro and it's easy to get under her skin. AI need the viewers.

659 days ago
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Kadaj    

Nicki is seeing the massive backlash for her behavior and now she is trying to Lindsay Lohan it and blame everyone else for it.

659 days ago
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