Nick Cannon Defends Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj’s Hairstylist Defends Her After Fight on Set
Rucuss staffOctober 3, 2012
American Idol judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey are at odds.
Minaj and Carey had a heated argument during taping of auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday. The disagreement was so intense that producers canceled auditions so that the two could cool off.
TMZ obtained video of some of the argument where Minaj is cursing out Carey. Once the video made it rounds on the Internet and fans took their sides of whom to blame, Minaj’s hairstylist/wig creator Terrence Davidson defended his client on Facebook. Davidson posted:
“LET ME TELL YALL SOMETHING,” Davidson wrote. “STOP HITTING ME ABOUT WHAT HAPPEND! AT THE END OF THE DAY IT IS WHAT IT IS AND IF U WASNT THERE SAVE UR SPEECH. U ONLY SAW 1 MIN OF THIS COMPARED TO WHAT I SEE AND HEAR ON SET SO BE CAREFUL HOW U JUMP LIKE A FROG ON THE WRONG LILY PAD! AND U CAN CURSE ME OUT ALL DAY CUS WHAT!!! I DONT KNOW U ANYWAY”
Meanwhile Carey’s husband Nick Cannon talked about the feud on Access Hollywood Wednesday morning. Cannon said:
“When you think about what the show is actually about and represents…I feel like it’s taking away from the quality of what ‘Idol’ is all about. This is about people accomplishing their dreams, experts guiding these young people to do what they’ve done.
My wife is the strongest and classiest woman that I’ve ever met, if you watch the video, she just maintains her composure…I don’t think she’s moved by the theatrics and pageantry of it all. She signed up to do a job to help young people accomplish their dreams and this is like a sidebar. I hope that’s not what this show becomes, about the cat fights. The show is solely about a singing competition, that’s why America loves these shows, they want to see people reach a certain goal or win …and then to make it about something it’s not, it kind of shows that the producers and the network are losing their foot a little bit.”
After Cannon read the transcript of the argument he added,”If you read that, anyone can see what the issue actually is and it’s one of those things, like I said, my wife is strong, classy and maintains her strengths. It’s not about the theatrics! Let’s get back to what the core of the show is about.”
Ryan Seacrest also commented on the argument. He
“It got heated between Nicki and Mariah,” Seacrest told E! “There’s nothing wrong with disagreeing, and that’s gonna happen, and that’s OK.
It was intense, I’ll be honest with you. And it was towards the end of the day, and there were just a few contestants to be seen…So it did get intense, and we did wrap after it.
These are all very different individuals with different perspective and different opinions that provide for interesting conversation and dialogue and feedback for the contestants. Each one of those members of the panel this year is an essential ingredient to the sum of the show.”
If you missed the argument read the transcript below.
Nicki: ”You think I’m playing. Think it’s a joke! Think its a f*cking joke?? Say one more disrespectful thing to me- say one more disrespectful thing to me.”
Randy: “Time out! Time Out!”
Nicki: Don’t tell me I’m inadequate. Maybe you’re inadequate, you’re insecure running down your resume every five minutes. Every time you take a shot at me, Imma take it back and if you’ve got a f-cking problem, handle it.
Mariah “Oh Why, why, why do I have a three-year old sitting around me?”
Nicki: “I told them I’m not f-cking putting up with your f-cking highness over there. I’m not sitting here for 20 minutes and have her run down her resume every five minutes, every day.”
Mariah: “I couldn’t see my kids because you decided to have a little baby fit and go all around the stage.”
Nicki: “Good! Go! Go see them now, go. You’re boring as f-ck.”
Watch the argument below.
Watch Nick Cannon reenact argument below.
And to think, these two recorded a song together. Check out ‘Up Out My Face’ below.
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