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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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Mike Ockshuge    

Can we take this and all of these stupid so called reality shows off the air!!

694 days ago
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jm    

2 "mutts" acting like cats!!!!!!!

694 days ago
123.

Pottershop    

why Idol producers thought it would be a good idea to bring in Nikki Minaj is a wonder. She's always been a loose canon with questionable talent. The producers really should have thought this whole thing out a little more.

694 days ago
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694 days ago
125.

PLUCK    

Nicki threatening to walk off the set?? God forbid!!!

693 days ago
126.

PLUCK    

Nicki Minaj threatening to walk off the set?? God forbid!!!

693 days ago
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Kathy Brolliar    

I hope she DOES walk off the set.........keep your fingers crossed!!!!!!!!

693 days ago
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Molly6    

Do not underestimate Nikki's intelligence or Carey's bitchiness. I think Nikki has a valid & truthful point. I believe the producers are instigating this & Carey is such a pathetic, aging, diva, I'm sure she's putting on uppity airs. I hope Nikki can hold it together & prove to the audience what a smart & talented woman she it.

693 days ago
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ckhandu1    

I think that she will be a big mistake on this show, its going downhill already and to bring a charactor like her one was a bad idea. Nicki needs to go already.

693 days ago
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Molly6    

And if Carey wants time with her kids, SHE SHOULD STAY HOME WITH THEM!!! I can't stand her arrogance & her inflated opinion of herself. I can't stand the way she looks like an aging idiot in clothes for a 20 yr old, but its her attitude that's aggravating. I don't think I can watch much of it b/c Carey is so full of herself.

693 days ago
131.

ronricky    

what's the old saying you can't have 2 women in the same kitchen !

693 days ago
132.

bugsy    

I THINK BOTH SLUTS SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!

693 days ago
133.

Squeeks910    

Nikki is a pig dressed as a clown.....Not enough matured talent to be a judge. What were they thinking. Just say'n

693 days ago
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gailpiano    

It sounds like Jerry Springer needs to take Ryan S.'s job as host to help referee. Make sure the judges chairs are nailed down so that the battling divas can't throw them at each other. What happened to the prospective talent on the show? Are they no longer the Idols?!!!

693 days ago
135.

cdm    

Nicki please get through this set up for the dying american idol
my views
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n48IeeXH4RU

693 days ago
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