Timeline of Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey’s Verbal Dispute

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    As most disputes pan out, the verbal altercation between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey has been clustered with he-say-she-say reports, clouding up the truth from exaggeration. While a video of Nicki Minaj lashing out on Mariah Carey is the only evidence the world has seen of the confrontation between the two newly appointed <em>American Idol</em> judges, rumors are stirring up a sandstorm of speculations. Just to get a clearer understanding of what's happening, <em>XXL</em> has compiled a short timeline of what took place between the two divas thus far. —<em>Jaeki Cho</em> (<a href="http://twitter.com/jaekicho">@JaekiCho</a>)
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    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.
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    September 16, 2012 – It’s officially announced, Nicki Minaj along with Keith Urban join the panel of judges on <em>American Idol</em>.
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    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 <em>American Idol</em> 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 <em>The View</em> 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.”
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  • 6_Nicki Snaps Back at Mariah
    October 3, 2012 – During the taping of <em>American Idol</em> Mariah Carey snaps at Nicki Minaj, causing the Queens rapper to retaliate against the pop diva with profanity-induced commentaries.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 <em>American Idol</em> judges.
  • 11_Barbara Walters The View Mariah
    October 4, 2012 – Mariah Carey spoke with Barbara Walters, which the broadcast journalist conveyed on <em>The View</em>. According to the veteran journalist, Mariah Carey told her, there were certain members of the staff on the set of <em>American Idol</em> 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.”
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  • 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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