Ryan Seacrest isn’t sitting at the helm of an incredibly successful media empire because he has no idea what audiences want. If there’s anything that sells incredibly well, that’s scandal and this will certainly prove true with the latest Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey fight.
Talking about the video that’s now making the rounds online, with the two singers at each other’s throat during AI auditions this week, Seacrest says it will eventually turn out to be a positive thing (quotes via TMZ
“We want that! We want them to be on this panel together. This is a good team, a great team, to go out and look for the next American Idol. [There's] nothing wrong with disagreeing ... That's gonna happen, and it's okay,” he says.
“These are all very different individuals with different perspectives and different opinions that provide for interesting conversation and dialogue and feedback for the contestants,” Ryan adds.
They will also provide for a boost in ratings, most definitely.