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Timeline of Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey’s Verbal Dispute

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  • 1_Video_Genesis
    February 16, 2010 – For the remix of her single “Up Out My Face,” Mariah Carey brought in Nicki Minaj for a guest appearance. Both starlets can be seen in the playful music video.
  • 2_Nicki Minaj_Keith Urban
    September 16, 2012 – It’s officially announced, Nicki Minaj along with Keith Urban join the panel of judges on American Idol.
  • 3_Mariah Carey_Early
    September 17, 2012 – While still early, fans and gossip outlets are fueling for a feud between the two-diva judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey.
  • 4_Mariah Not Happy
    September 18, 2012 – Reports are arising that Nicki Minaj’s tardiness to the set of American Idol on Sunday bothered Mariah Carey; Minaj’s critiques for the contestants were criticized by Mariah, in which the Queens rapper snapped right back at the R&B legend.
  • 5_Nicki Minaj On The View
    September 24, 2012 – Nicki Minaj appears on ABC’s The View to promote her latest fragrance line, and during the interview she appreciates Mariah Carey acknowledging her early on, and describes the R&B singer as humorously “funny.”
  • 6_Nicki Snaps Back at Mariah
    October 3, 2012 – During the taping of American Idol Mariah Carey snaps at Nicki Minaj, causing the Queens rapper to retaliate against the pop diva with profanity-induced commentaries.
  • 7_Nicki Looking Crazy
    October 3, 2012 – Reports from celebrity gossip outlet TMZ is claiming that Nicki Minaj made threats against Mariah Carey stating, “If I had a gun I would shoot her.”
  • 8_Mariah Called Minaj a Bitch
    October 3, 2012 – Mariah Carey allegedly called Nicki Minaj a “bitch,” which caused the Queens rapper to lose control.
  • 9_Mariah Carey_Nicki Minaj_For Show
  • 10_American Idol
    October 3, 2012 – During the taping of the auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina, no further reports surfaced regarding a dispute between the two American Idol judges.
  • 11_Barbara Walters The View Mariah
    October 4, 2012 – Mariah Carey spoke with Barbara Walters, which the broadcast journalist conveyed on The View. According to the veteran journalist, Mariah Carey told her, there were certain members of the staff on the set of American Idol that heard Nicki Minaj making threats about shooting her with a gun. The R&B diva told Walters that she has decided to hire additional security, as Minaj is “unpredictable.”
  • 12_Nicki Minaj Tweet
    October 4, 2012 – Nicki Minaj replied back to Mariah Carey’s comments to Barbara Walters via Twitter, mockingly tweeting, “Barbara walters didn’t reach out from our team barbz. I guess we’re too dangerous. Don’t shake if u don’t wannA get shook!!!! LmAooooooooooo.”
  • 13_Cee Lo Green Fake American Idol
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