Nicki Minaj is ready to show just why she was chosen as a judge on this season of American Idol.

The bootylicious babe stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to chat about fellow judge Mariah Carey and their rumored fued.

As for how the fighting allegedly began, Ms. Minaj tells Ellen:

    "I don’t know. It was just two big old divas, I guess.  I was just like sitting there.  and I guess before I went in there I heard all the stuff that was being said but I didn’t believe it.  I heard them saying Mariah doesn’t want you on the panel but I was like, no. I am friends with Mariah.  I was like arguing people down. Like, don’t believe everything you read, you’re crazy. And so I went there and I started to feel a bit of the shade. And I just kind of over compensated by being crazier."


Nicki is also sharing the panel with Keith Urban. She describes her current relationship with Mariah with the following:
 
    "We’re fine. I cannot hold a grudge against Mariah Carey.  What people don’t understand is that I’ve looked up to her for so many years. Since she came out, “Vision of Love” all that. Me and my Mother would sing her songs like all day and all night."


Now that's something we'd love to see!