'American Idol': Nicki Minaj walks out - was she right?

There was quite the dust-up Wednesday night (Jan. 23) at the "American Idol" auditions in Charlotte, N.C. between Nicki Minaj on one side and Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson on the other. It all started Tashia Bathea, an African-American alternative rocker chick. Randy and Mariah were skeptical about her rocking ability and Nicki pipes up, "I don't really care for you to make a decision as to what kind of music you like," as in saying that she just likes Tashia's voice and she doesn't care what box she fits into. Then it really got rolling on Summer Cunningham, who made the off-hand comment heard 'round the "Idol" world when she said she "did the country thing." It raised Keith Urban's hackles a little and it also then had Randy and Mariah really drumming the "you're a country singer" into Summer's head. Nicki took umbrage with the barrage of "you're country, you're country" when she...



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