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Nicki Minaj Yells At Mariah Carey During 'American Idol' Auditions!? (Video)

Rumors have been going on for weeks that new American Idol judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj were not vibing well together.

Rumor also had it that Mariah didn't want Nicki to be apart of the judges table and wanted to be the only woman judging Idol this season.

Well, TMZ recently caught some video of the two divas in the middle of auditions and it looks like Nicki is fussing about something.. maybe at Mariah? 

Mariah can be heard mumbling something out loud as well. The audio isn't quite clear in the video posted below, but according to 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.
In the footage, obtained by TMZ, Nicki is clearly furious … shouting, “I told them, I’m not f*ckin’ putting up with her f*ckin’ highness over there.”
Sources say Nicki later threatened to “knock out” Mariah … but that part wasn’t captured on tape.
It all went down while the two were sitting at the judge’s table … with Keith Urban sitting in between them and Randy Jackson sitting on the far end, next to Mariah.
We’re told the whole thing exploded over a disagreement about a contestant’s performance.
According to our friends at, producers ended the auditions for the day so the two judges could cool down.
Big wigs on the show seem uncharacteristically upset by the blow up — it appears this was no joke and it seems producers are worried about Mariah and Nicki co-existing for the long haul.
These ladies need to get it together! I was pumped about them being new additions to Idol and to know that they actually may be beefing doesn't look too good and the judging just started. I'm going to make up my own story in my head and just say maybe Nicki was yelling at someone else and the video is made to look like she's yelling about Mariah. Well, that's better.

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Watch Nicki fussing below: