Credit: Photo: Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey Arrive at American Idol Taping on December 13, 2012

We’ve all heard the hype about the friction and harsh words exchanged between new American Idol judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey. But it was their clothes that spoke volumes when both showed up to taping of Idol on December 13 in Hollywood, California wearing dramatically different ensembles.

Not one to ever shun an opportunity for the spotlight, Mariah sparkled (literally) in a head-to-toe gold ensemble while Nicki, who reportedly showed up two hours late, took a page from the Snooki playbook by donning giant Hello Kitty slippers. Her casual look consisted of jeans and a fur jacket.

Mariah was all smiles for the camera but Nicki was a bit more paparazzi-shy, shielding her face with a striped scarf and hug sunglasses.

We can’t help but wonder what the producers thought!

Source: WENN

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