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Stevie Nicks Sorry For Saying Mariah Carey Should've Killed Nicki Minaj

By Radar Staff

Stevie Nicks says she’s sorry for her emotionally-charged rant in which she said Mariah Carey should’ve “strangled” Nicki Minajto death,” after the Super Bass singer and her American Idol co-star got into a heated war of words a few weeks back.

She previously told The Daily of Minaj: “How dare this little girl! If I had been Mariah, I would have walked over to Nicki and strangled her to death right there. I would have killed her in front of all those people and had to go to jail for it.”

The Fleetwood Mac singer attributes her over-the-top reaction to being exhausted after a long day of interviews and still struggling with her mother’s death late last year.

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“I am a very emotional person. I saw what I had said and I didn’t sleep all night,” she told the NY Post. “I have been touring since June. I lost my mom a couple of months back, and usually I would have called her to ask, ‘What should I do?’

“My mother would have said, ‘You rushed in to save your friend Mariah. That is not wrong. What was wrong was the words you used. You are a writer. You would never say those words, and that should be a lesson for you for the rest of your life.’

The Rhiannon singer said without her late matriarch’s guidance, she went out and played “the insane soldier.

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“From the bottom of my heart I would say I am very sorry,” she said, noting she didn’t even “recognize [her] words” when reading the controversial interview.



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