Minaj, Carey Feud Goes Public During Idol Auditions

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(KTVI) - The public feud between new American Idol judges Nicky Minaj and Mariah Carey blew up during auditions in North Carolina.  In the footage from TMZ, Minaj clearly yells, "I told them, I'm not putting up with her highness over there," meaning Mariah Carey.

Minaj used numerous expletives. Off camera, TMZ says Minaj also threatened to 'knock Carey out.' The website says producers were worried the two music divas will not be able to co-exist.