Jon Bon Jovi Jokes About Nicki Minaj Being Late to ‘American Idol’

March 15, 2013 9:10 am

Jon Bon Jovi phoned in to “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” to talk his new single “Because We Can“, and comment on Nicki’s tardiness.

The legendary singer also poked some fun at singer and Idol judge Nicki Minaj, who arrived almost 15 minutes late into the show on Wednesday.

“Hey, at least I showed up on Idol and was ready to go on time!,” he joked about his performance last night.

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Jon, who performed with Bon Jovi on American Idol last night, describes the bands new hit song as “empowering.”

Describing it’s lyrics as: “It’s empowering. I think the boy / girl is representation of any kind of relationship. It’s left / right, it’s Mets fan / Yankees fan, it’s boy / girl, it’s two countries and that empowerment I think is important in the world we live in.”

Listen to the full interview for Ryan’s own personal Bon Jovi fan story below!