The 12 Most Explosive Twitter Spats Of 2013

Fight! Fight! Fight!

Right then everyone. Settle down.

Make yourself comfortable.

1. And here we go. First up:

Arthur thinks bringing up Frankie’s kids is a killer blow…


…it isn’t.

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Piers is a grown man and could let it slide, of course - oh, maybe not.

Jeremy will almost certainly take this constructive criticism on board.

No, he’s going to bring Samuel L Jackson into it. Why not?

What happens when an unstoppable ego meets an immovable… ego? You get a spat that goes on…

And on - actually let’s just leave it there.

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It was over football, naturally.

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Tweets now deleted, but Spraggan posted a series of texts from him, which said:

Lucy what are you playing at having digs at me? Is it coz you’re a gay rights activist you had to say something as extreme as “people kill themselves every day over words like queer” are you for real?

And for you’re information my album was self-penned [sic].

My album sold 10 times youres in it’s first week so you can fuck off with you’re career shite. Stop reading the press ‘mate’. Real people don’t care.

Her reply:

Real people are people you arsehole. 10 times in the first week hahahahahahahahaha. Good, I’m glad. Enjoy.

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Which is always nice to see.

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This one was transferred to the radio, where Clegg said Lord Sugar was “thin skinned”.

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Sadly we can only see Louis’s side now. Which kinda makes it look like Tom rose above it all. He didn’t.

As ever, boyband beef is the heaviest beef.

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In which Tony says Tommy doesn’t pay attention and Tommy calls him out on his foreign policy.

And so on. You get the gist.

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Hunt decides Twitter’s the place to make a political attack…

Burnham’s all:

And the lawyers were called in. Fortunately an amicable agreement was reached.

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The Brotherhood wished the US staff well during the September turbulence in Egypt’s capital.

Might’ve been better received if they hadn’t been posting messages of support to protesters outside the embassy on their Arabic feeds.

*innocent face*

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Some excellent dental-based “shade” thrown by Brillo here.

12. And finally…

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