TMZ Tries To Decipher Nicki Minaj's Anti-Mariah Carey Freak Out
TMZ has released an updated transcript of NICKI MINAJ'S freak out on the set of "American Idol" on Tuesday . . . and it includes Nicki calling MARIAH CAREY "boring as [eff]."
--She also accuses Mariah of boasting about her "résumé" . . . and allegedly "threatens" her by saying, quote, “Say one more disrespectful thing to me, if you say one more disrespectful thing to me, off with your head!"
--TMZ originally posted the low-quality video . . . and it's packed with censored profanity . . . so it's difficult to make out what Nicki and Mariah were saying.
Everything Was Back to Normal on the "Idol" Set Yesterday
The "American Idol" auditions in Charlotte resumed yesterday, and anonymous "sources" say everything was chill. In other words, no one threatened to KILL anyone else. In fact, it was described as, quote, "peaceful and professional."
--So, was this chaos anything other than more manufactured drama? Maybe not.
--A source tells the "Hollywood Reporter", quote, "[This] diva battle is exactly what Fox executives wanted all along. No one's really worried. They know the parts they're supposed to play."
Ryan Seacrest Set Justin Bieber's Mom Up On a Date With the Host of "The Bachelor"
JUSTIN BIEBER'S mom, PATTIE MALLETTE, recently went out on a date with CHRIS HARRISON . . . the host of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette". And it was RYAN SEACREST who set them up.
--After the date . . . which was to a Justin Bieber concert . . . Pattie Tweeted, quote, "Had a great night w @chrisbharrison! Thanks @ryanseacrest for setting it up."
--Ryan replied, quote, "Does he get a rose?"
Someone Reported a Fake Home Invasion at Ashton Kutcher's House
Over the summer, someone reported a HOME INVASION at MILEY CYRUS' house. It turned out to be a prank, but it got cops rushing to the scene and setting up a perimeter before they figured that out. They even had a helicopter flying overhead.
--Turns out this is a prank that's growing in popularity. It's called SWATTING. And yesterday, somebody did it to ASHTON KUTCHER.
--Yesterday morning, someone sent a TELETYPE message . . . which is a type of communication that DEAF PEOPLE use . . . to police. The message claimed to be from a woman who was trapped in a closet because there was an armed man in the house.
--Police showed up, but they didn't find a gunman OR a woman. They did temporarily detain three people . . . but they turned out to be workers who were supposed to be there.
--Ashton was on set at the time, and he Tweeted, quote, "Safe and sound at two and a half men." He also sent an assistant to the house to make sure everything was cool.
Did The Situation Fall Off the Wagon?
THE SITUATION went to rehab for substance abuse back in March . . . and this season of "Jersey Shore" will apparently feature him living the SOBER LIFE.
--But "Us Weekly" claims he's fallen off the wagon.
--Sources say he "isn't sober anymore," and was reportedly seen in Hollywood last week, quote, "downing so many cocktails he could barely stand."
--The Situation's rep simply says, quote, "He has not been drinking."
--And in an interview on "Ellen" yesterday, The Situation said he's been sober for, quote, "About eight months." He added, quote, "I'm stronger for it today and probably the healthiest I've been since I was 21."
--The final season of "Jersey Shore" premieres tomorrow night.
Nicole Kidman Talks About Depression and NOT Being Katie Holmes' Confidante
In a new Australian interview, NICOLE KIDMAN talks about her battle with depression . . . especially after her breakup with TOM CRUISE.
--She says, quote, "I got married really fast and really young. But I don't regret that because it got me (my children) Bella and Connor and I did have a fantastic marriage for a long period.
--"Then when it didn't work out I had to really dig deep and find my way through depression. I have no regrets about all of it. It was all part of growing up."
--Bella and Connor were adopted, and that was another problem for Nicole. She and Tom tried like crazy to have biological kids, and it didn't happen.
--She said, quote, "Not to be too detailed, but I've had an ectopic pregnancy, miscarriages and I've had fertility treatments. I've done all the stuff you can possibly do to try get pregnant.
--"Every woman who has been through all those ups and downs knows the depression that comes with it."
--Nicole now has two biological daughters with second husband KEITH URBAN. She says, quote, "The percentages were so low. It is the miracle in my life."
--Back to Tom Cruise for a moment . . . Nicole denied reports that she acted as KATIE HOLMES' confidante when Katie left Tom earlier this year. She said, quote, "I never spoke to her. I wish all of them well, but I was not involved of any of that."
Did Chris Brown's Girlfriend Break Up With Him?
After reports that CHRIS BROWN and RIHANNA hooked up in a nightclub bathroom, Chris Brown is one girlfriend short. Karrueche Tran has reportedly broken up with him.
--A source says, quote, "She finally had enough and dumped Chris for good. She and Chris had been on thin ice for a while . . . The relationship was tumultuous and filled with drama, and she just had enough, and wants a healthy relationship."