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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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LCS27    

TV was better to watch when ghettos were surrounded by big walls and had armed guards around.

661 days ago
17.

Kari    

I hope she does walk off the set..then just keeps walking.

661 days ago
18.

NOT ELMO    

IDOL should FIRE Minaj.....

661 days ago
19.

jww312    

nicki minaj is a "skunk" (stank hoe)

661 days ago
20.

Brad    

Just because you are famous doesn't mean you have any intelligence....Nicki is just a ghetto street urchin who made it big. I wouldn't give her opinion on anything much credibility.

661 days ago
21.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

You can take the girl out of the ghetto but you can't take the ghetto out of the girl

661 days ago
22.

anya2u    

The only one to blame for her bad behavior is herself........ but as she has absolutely no class she is unable to do that.

661 days ago
23.

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

TMZ "knows" producers were "genuinely shocked and upset" gee, Wally. I'm sure they thought it was going to be all glitter and butterflies when they put those two together.

661 days ago
24.

Googie    

Nicki, don't let the door hit you on your way out. Nicki dresses the clown because she is one.
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Nicki is taking full advantage to use American Idol for a publicity opportunity. If Nicki acts the fool & throws fits & cusses Mariah, it will make big news.

661 days ago
25.

Hamptonsdude    

Nicki Minaj is a rediculous, talentless fat-ass.

661 days ago
26.

MsSumlin    

Just because Mariah has been around for a long time doesn't give her the right to insult Nicki. Mariah appears to have her own set of issues and passive aggressive behavior is just one. Nicki, you don't handle b?,"$& like Mariah by going off on her because you will look like the b"@&$!? every time. Sit back and relax and Mariah's truth will surface.

661 days ago
27.

cobrazombie    

She looks like Janice from the Muppets band Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem.

661 days ago
28.

Uh    

"....our very connected sources..." as opposed to our regular sources??. That aside, this whole topic is such a complete fabrication to Rupert Murdochs former TV money machine (scheduled to run until 2013). I am amazed anyone still views this tripe, especially with Murdochs involvement.

661 days ago
29.

NickiIsLOWrent    

Nicki is low rent... END OF STORY

661 days ago
30.

the real diva    

let Nicki walk off the set. quit the show. she is a no talent anyways.. in 10 years time she will be a has been . people will be saying Nicki who?
at least Mariah will still be around. she has talent that will last for years to come.
Nicki Minaj will be forgotten.

661 days ago
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