WATCH: Nicki Minaj Curses Out, Threatens Mariah Carey at American Idol Audition


By Shari Weiss



Tension heated up at “American Idol” auditions in North Carolina on Tuesday when Nicki Minaj reportedly threatened to “knock out” fellow judge Mariah Carey.

The two judges, who have previously downplayed reports of a feud, got into it while taping in Charlotte.

In the video below, Minaj can be heard saying, “I told them, I’m not f**king with her f**kin’ highness over there.”

She later allegedly threatened to Carey, “I’m gonna knock you out,” according to TMZ.

A disagreement over an audition is said to have caused the dispute, and the argument was reportedly major enough to cause production to shut down for the rest of the day.

Gossip Cop has reached out to reps for Minaj and Carey, but has yet to hear back.

After the story broke, Carey tweeted, “whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.”

A rep for Fox had no comment.

Check out the video below!


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