Appearing on Jay Leno the 'Beef Stew' chanteuse was asked if she was a fan of Mariah, to which she replied (in a strange accent, obviously): "Yes, I'm one of her biggest fans in the world darling. Yes, we're best friends, yes."
Asked if the feud was fake, she added: "It definitely isn't a fake feud. That I can say for a fact. Yeah, it's just one of those weird things, you've got to see it to get it."
"A lot of it starts off with us just joking but we're passionate and we're both crazy and then it just goes [does sound of cats scrapping]."
So there you are.
American Idol 'premieres' on Wednesday.