Apparently, the two ladies had friction long before signing onto the show. TMZ reports that when Mariah and Nicki worked together for a 2010 music video called “Up Out My Face,” YouTube sensation B. Scott observed some catty behavior on the set.
"Mariah went out of her way to be nice to Nicki and make her comfortable," said B. Scott, who appeared in the video. Nicki, whose career Mariah reportedly wanted to help launch, responded by "making faces at her laced with rude comments under her breath."
According to B. Scott, when he approached Mariah with the news of Nicki’s bad behavior, she took the high road and didn’t confront the rapper. He spoke to MC on Thursday following the pair's on-set screaming session and said the singer wanted to put aside her difference with Nicki and focus on the Idol hopefuls auditioning for the show.
But a source close to Nicki calls B. Scott’s account bogus, claiming that since he often works as Mariah’s stunt double, “of course he would say things like that.”
Some people have hinted that the feud is fake, but we’re not so sure this animosity between Mariah and Nicki is feigned!