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Mariah Carey a “Nightmare to Work With” on American Idol: Report

The ink is still drying on Mariah Carey’s American Idol Season 12 judging gig, and already the mud is being slung!

Sources close to the show tell TMZ that when Mariah was on the show as a guest mentor for Season 7 in 2008, she was “not very nice at all.” In fact, the source goes so far as to call her a “nightmare to work with.”

The main complaints? Mariah was very nitpicky about frivolous details and showed up to filming late. Now-former judge Jennifer Lopez was reportedly a dream to work with for those involved by comparison, a “night and day” difference from Mariah.

Hopefully she’s changed her supposed diva ways since then! As far as we’re concerned, Mariah will make a fantastic judge, and we’ve got five ways to prove it!

Source: TMZ

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07.24.2012 / 03:53 AM EDT by Amanda Bell
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