Queen LatifahHip-Hop veteran, Queen Latifah, weighed in on the witch’s brew stirring on “American Idol” when she paid a visit to “Anderson Live” to chat with host Anderson Cooper.

As previously reported by NewsOne, diva Mariah Carey and newcomer Nicki Minaj had an altercation that led to the show’s auditions being canceled for the day, and accusations by Carey that Minaj threatened to shoot her.

See the words exchanged below:

While Latifah said that she would “never take sides in ignorance,” she also made it clear — in a nice way — that Minaj needed to get her status up before trying to disrespect someone with as much longevity and clout as Mariah Carey.

See clip below:

As we previously reported, after Carey called into “The View” to tellBarbara Walters that Minaj called her a “bi*ch” and threatened to shoot her, the “Beez In The Trap” rapper took it to the tweets: