Video: New ‘Idol’ judge Nicki Minaj relates to contestants in special way

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New "American Idol" judge know how the show's contestants feel who get rejected and told "no."

See her tell her story in the video clip above.

"American Idol" airs Wednesday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. on FOX31 Denver.