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Mariah Carey bashes ‘American Idol’

Photo Credit: Mariah Carey's Instagram (@mariahcarey)

Photo Credit: Mariah Carey’s Instagram (@mariahcarey)

Mariah Carey may have gotten paid millions for sitting on the judges’ panel of American Idol a few years ago, but just because the payout was big doesn’t mean she actually enjoyed her time on the show. And in a recent interview, Carey bashed the soon-to-be-cancelled series with some scathing critiques.

While chatting with the hosts of Australia’s The Kyle and Jackie O Show, Carey was asked if she’d return for a reunion of sorts, to which she replied with an adamant “No!”

“Hell no! Absolutely not. That was the worst experience of my life,” she said.

Carey then alluded to her infamous “AI” feud with Nicki Minaj as she alleged that producers hyped up a beef between the ladies instead of focusing on the talented contestants.

“I’m not going to get into what it was, but let’s just say I don’t think they had any intentions for us to have a good experience doing that show. Pitting two females against each other wasn’t cool,” she said. “It should have been about the contestants instead of about some nonexistent feud that turned into even more ridiculousness. I would never want to be involved with it again. But everybody else did like it.”

Carey then went further and claimed that both the show and her commentary on the show were fake.

“It’s so boring and so fake, I’m sorry,” Carey said. “When I say it’s fake, I mean, I have to make up things to say about everybody. Half the time, the performances are good, you’ll just be like, ‘It was good. Ending it there was really good.’”


1 Comment

  1. honeybutter on May 29, 2015 at 11:34 am

    oviiously they though she was dramatic enough to pull off a beef and blind enough to see talent that was not there no one should have won that season simply due to the fake shit , im sure mariah was not gonna come out then and tell the truth with all that money on the line , and now she trying to make her self scandolous by ratting a major fail .. cause the ratting is dumb .. we knew her and nicky m had no real beef , it seem made up anyway . there was nothing to beef about first off no one cheated with no wones man or gossiped badly bout anyone for black women to beef it has to be in yo face dissing going on or you took my man etc .. .. im glad they cancelled this show cause it was corney when randy and paula and simon was running it .. if your gonna choose talent it should not be about the panel at all . it should be bout the talent , or you will miss the real stars ., american idol and the voice have to much drama going on around the host to focus on the talents they need to change it … america got talent did it right ., they oviously had stars heading it but the focus was on the amazing talents there , people mised that part .