Now Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey Are Definitely Feuding

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09:  Recording artist Mariah Carey speaks during a press conference to announce that she is the new Jenny Craig Brand Ambassador at Four Seasons Hotel New York on November 9, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
Singer Mariah Carey attends the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Cindy Ord/2011 Getty Images

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey reportedly got American Idol filming shut down today and/or drummed up even more publicity for the show. The pair were judging auditions in Charlotte, N.C. and things got loud and tense. TMZ says Minaj threatened to "knock out" Mimi, and while we can't verify that, we can attest that there is a high-octane, confusing video with Nicki calling Mariah "her fucking highness." (Update: here's a partial translation of the rant. Again, "yikes" and/or "American Idol, returning soon!"