Steven Tyler: I'm Not A Racist

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Earlier this week, Nicki Minaj called former American Idol judge Steven Tyler a racist for comments he made during an interview with MTV and now the Aerosmith frontman is hitting back.

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"I'm the farthest from racist," Tyler told ET Canada, adding, "Seriously I said if Bob Dylan came on the show, as far as them judging, she'd probably send him to the cornfield. I don't know what she read into that. It meant to pass on him because [of the way he] sings and nothing more."

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Tyler echoed the comments on eTalk, which you can see below.

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