The gloves really came off this week between American Idol judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj.

During Charlotte, NC auditions on Tuesday, Nicki was heard screaming a string of profanities about Mariah. Then, despite hubby Nick Cannon’s insistence that she wasn’t interested in a catfight, Mariah reportedly told Barbara Walters that Nicki even threatened to shoot her during the incident and that she’d beefed up her security team in response.

Nicki then proceeded to blast Mariah on Twitter, denying the gun threat and writing “I guess it hurts 2 have the producers tell u to ur face that nicki is the best judge we've had since simon. Awww, poor u. Keep them lies cmn.”

Mariah responded by showing up to Baton Rouge yesterday with her sizable security team in tow, calling into question whether things are fully copacetic between the two ladies.
There’s no laughing off the feud buzz surrounding them this time, so whose side are you on? Do you align yourself with legendary diva MC, who’s kept relatively quiet on the matter, or are you Team Nicki because of her no-holds-barred attitude?

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