Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj feud: 'American Idol' 'felt like an unsafe work environment,' says Carey

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Watch More News Videos at ABC | Technology News | Celebrity News Mariah Carey is appearing on "Nightline" Monday evening (Jan. 7) in a special interview with Barbara Walters. The new "American Idol" judge opens up about the work situation with fellow new judge Nicki Minaj. "It felt like an unsafe work environment. Anytime anybody's reeling threats at somebody, you know, it's not appropriate. I'm a professional. I'm not used to that type of environment," says Carey.As a result, Carey tells Walters she hired more security. "I just felt it was the appropriate thing to do. Sitting there on the road with two babies, I'm not going to take any chances," Carey says.But Carey hopes the behind-the-scenes drama doesn't hurt "Idol.""For all the drama, I hope it helps the show. I think it's a classic, classy show and it didn't need this," she concludes. "For me, ultimately,...


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