August 24, 2016 | Updated at 05:10 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey Already Feuding on American Idol?

A feud between rival singers has already begun on American Idol.

By Dexter Keyton, EnStars on Sep 17, 2012 02:37 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
American Idol
American Idol (Photo : American Idol)

Another fued has started between two music divas.

Just days after "American Idol" announced Nicki Minaj as one of its new judges, Mariah Carey is already bickering with the 29-year-old rapper. The two divas couldn't even make it through the first taping of the upcoming season of the hit reality show without clashing, TMZ reported. As Minaj started to critique a contestant, she would reportedly be interrupted regularly by her pop diva rival during Sunday's auditions in New York City. That caused Minaj to keep talking louder and louder to drown out Carey, according to the report.

"These girls just don't like each other," an inside source told the gossip site.

The two are part of a new judging panel for the Fox singing competition show, after last season's judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler stepped down. The panel also includes newbie Keith Urban and long-time judge Randy Jackson.

TMZ previously reported that when producers called Carey to tell her that Minaj would probably be joining her as a judge, she hung up the phone.

With all the fierce competition they will be facing with other reality singing competitions, the two must step it up soon! "Idol" creator Simon Cowell recently teamed up with pop stars Britney Spears, powerhouse Demi Lovato and L.A. Reid for "The X-Factor."

Meanwhile, NBC's "The Voice" has an all-star lineup of its own with Blake Shelton, Cee-Lo Green, Christina Aguilera and Maroon 5's Adam Levine sitting in their swiveling chairs. Although Aguilera and Levine seemed to have built up tension in the last two seasons, they quickly kissed and made up.

"American Idol" is already off to a bumpy start with the Minaj V.S. Carey feud. However Carey denied the clash. When asked about the tension between the two by photographers, the 42-year-old diva responded: "Tension? What tension?"

"American Idol" returns for the series' 12th season in January.

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Katy Perry

Are Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom on the Verge of an Engagement?

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom may be ready to take the next step in their relationship.

Farrah Abraham

Farrah Abraham Discusses Her Split From Simon Saran After Buying Herself an Engagement Ring

Farrah Abarham is opening up about her split from boyfriend Simon Saran.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears Performs 'Toxic' With James Corden In 'Carpool Karaoke'

There's a new preview for the highly anticipated Britney Spears segment of Carpool Karaoke!

This seal just proved to be the cutest creature in the ocean

A Seal Just Wanted To Survive. So it Did THIS Really Cute Thing In An Effort To Do So.

This seal just proved to be the cutest creature in the ocean

Rihanna

Rihanna's Top 5 Best Music Videos in Honor of VMA Vanguard Award

The Barbados singer has so many iconic music videos, but we picked our five favorite in honor of her upcoming Video Vanguard Award.

Real Time Analytics