Nicki Minaj: Steven Tyler's 'American Idol' Comments Are 'Racist'

Nicki Minaj Calls Steven Tyler's 'Idol' Comments 'Racist'

Nicki Minaj is firing back at Steven Tyler over his comments about her and Mariah Carey as the new judges on "American Idol." Tyler, who judged the show for two seasons, said the in-fighting on the new "American Idol" panel isn't what the show needs.

Tyler went on to express doubts regarding Minaj's ability to judge talent and said, "If it was Bob Dylan, Nicki Minaj would have had him sent to the cornfield! Whereas, if it was Bob Dylan with us, we would have brought the best of him out, as we did with Phillip Phillips."

Minaj took to Twitter to continue the mudslinging and called Tyler's comments "racist" and told him to "go f---[him]self." Click through the slideshow below to read Minaj's tweets about Tyler's comments.

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