The feud between the Barbz and the Lambs is still picking up heat.

Barbara Walters stirred the pot just a little bit when she announced on “The View” that she’d had a call with Mariah. According to Barbara, Mariah insists that Nicki threatened her life, saying various “American Idol” staff overheard Nicki talk about shooting Mariah if she had a gun.

Nigel Lythgoe, producer of “Idol,” told TMZ that Mariah’s death threat claims were nothing but rubbish that her people were using to gas her up. Guess Nigel’s more of a Barb than a Lamb, huh?

Watch Barbara Walters discuss her conversation with Mariah about the Nicki Minaj feud below:

Nicki didn’t sit tight this time. She took to Twitter to “spill the tea,” as they say, on what went down between her and Mariah, and the Barbz rallied around their Young Money diva in full force.

So yeah. There’s that.

If Nicki’s right about one thing, it’s that the feigned fear Mariah has for her safety is overblown and a desperate attempt to drum up sympathy.

You mean to tell us that Mariah Carey, who has courted the company of criminal rappers like Rick Ross, Da Brat, Meek Mill, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mystikal, is now afraid for her safety around Nicki Minaj? Bitch, please.

The two divas were scheduled to meet today for an “Idol” photo shoot with the rest of the judges and according to Nicki’s Twitter account, everything went smoothly.

So maybe there’s hope that Barbz and the Lambs can come together in harmony by the time the live shows get started.

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