In an interview with the Canadian entertainment show, E Talk, ex American Idol judge, Steven Tyler responded to new Idol judge, Nicki Minaj’s charge that he’s a racist. Nicki had fired off a series of angry tweets, where she called the Aerosmith frontman a racist among other things. This was in response to Steven voicing his concerns about Nicki’s ability to judge to MTV News.
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In a recent interview with MTV news, Steven Tyler criticized the new American Idol judges. Specifically, he chastised Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey for not keeping the focus on the kids:
Here’s American Idol’s Randy Jackson playing with ex-Idol judge, Steven Tyler on stage in Oklahoma City on October 8. Steven and Aerosmith invited Randy to play bass on the Beatles’ “Come Together”. Eventually, Steven introduced Ryan Seacrest who joined the party to help out on back up vocals!