Nicki Minaj Fires Back at Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters, Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Fires Back at Barbara Walters

The Young Money rapper is upset with the host for taking Mariah's side.

Published November 13, 2012

Nicki Minaj is disappointed in Barbara Walters for reporting only Mariah Carey's side of their American Idol drama. Last month when Minaj and Carey clashed on the Idol set Walters conveyed that the pop singer was forced to increase her security after the rap star reportedly threatened her life. In the second installment of the Young Money star's E! special, My Truth, she blasted The View co-host for running with the story without contacting her.

"Am I not good enough for you to get my side because I'm a little Black girl that raps?" said Minaj. "Because if I was J. Lo, you would've called J. Lo's camp. But are we not good enough for you, Barbara? Cause you wasn't even there when I was on the show, Barbara. So I guess I'm not good enough but I'm only good enough for you to tell people I'm 'unpredictable,' when you don't f---ing know me?"

The rapper felt slighted after Mariah told Barbara she said something about a gun, despite Minaj's claims that Idol producers told the "Butterfly" singer that it wasn't true. Regardless, fans will see the Pink Friday rapper judge the show right beside her nemesis when the show kicks off in January 2013. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Arielle Loren


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