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There's only room for one diva on the American Idol
reports that Mariah Carey
isn't happy about Nicki Minaj
's deal to join Mimi as an Idol
judge. As reported on Monday, sources say Minaj is in contract negotiations to join the reality singing competition's 12th season. But not if Mariah has anything to say about it.
Sources claim Carey was led to believe she would be the only woman on the judging panel, and she's livid about the prospect of sharing the spotlight with another gal. The 42-year-old singer is also said to be concerned about having a 29-year-old up-and-coming pop star sitting right next to her. This latest news about Mimi throwing a fit is obviously shocking
totally and completely expected, given her past reputation for divalicious behavior.
As for the other judges, sources say country stars Brad Paisley
and Keith Urban
are in the running, as well as Enrique Iglesias
. Don't count out Nick Jonas
and Adam Lambert
, though, who were both approached by producers about the gig. And if Mariah Carey has anything to say about it, which obviously she does, Lenny Kravitz
might be throwing his hat into the very crowded Idol
judging ring soon. The singer sent out the following tweet yesterday after word of Minaj's potential deal broke:
Who do you think should get the American Idol
judging gig? Cast your vote below!
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