NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: (Exclusive Coverage)  Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey attend the 2012 NFL Kick-Off Concert in Rocke
Kevin Mazur

When Mr. Mariah swung by Access Hollywood for a chat, there was pretty much only one thing anyone wanted to hear about—what we can expect from the next season of America's Got Talent! (We kid, we kid.)

Knowing you gotta give the people what they want, AGT host Cannon gave his take on Nicki Minaj viciously shouting down Mariah Carey during American Idol auditions.

"If you watch the video, she just maintains her composure," Cannon said of the clip that shows Minaj cursing out Carey while Mimi woefully moans "why?!" several times in succession. "I don’t think she’s moved by the theatrics and pageantry of it all. This is like a sidebar. I hope that’s not what this show becomes, about the catfights."

So there you have it: Nick Cannon is on his wife's side. In other non-shocking news, smiling blank slate Ryan Seacrest gave his diplomatic assessment of the situation, too. "These are all very different individuals with different perspectives and different opinions that provide for interesting conversation and dialogue and feedback for the contestants," Seacrest said before shutting down for his bimonthly sleep cycle and tune-up.