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Here Are The Messiest Celebrity Feuds Of 2017

So much drama.

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1. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West vs Taylor Swift

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Because this is the feud that will never end, drama between Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Taylor Swift arose again this year.

The feud reignited in August when Taylor released her comeback single, "Look What You Made Me Do," which included what appeared to be several references to Kanye West.

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Then, when the video was released, Taylor portrayed a character who took selfies and "edited receipts" – references which were widely assumed to be about Kim.

Not only is she the queen of selfies, but the audio of the phonecall between Kanye and Taylor leaked on Snapchat by Kim wasn't released in its entirety, leading to people accusing her of "editing" the evidence.
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Not only is she the queen of selfies, but the audio of the phonecall between Kanye and Taylor leaked on Snapchat by Kim wasn't released in its entirety, leading to people accusing her of "editing" the evidence.

And Taylor then appeared to reference the whole ordeal again with the track "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" on her album Reputation, released in November.

This verse in particular includes lyrics about giving a friend a "second chance" and being "stabbed in the back." Many people took the lyrics as a reference to the phonecall about "Famous" in which Kanye told her some of the song's lyrics, but not the use of the words "that bitch." In other words, he "stabbed her in the back" by using that lyric after "shaking her hand" about the others. And, of course, the mention of a phonecall is exactly how the drama between her and Kanye went down.
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This verse in particular includes lyrics about giving a friend a "second chance" and being "stabbed in the back." Many people took the lyrics as a reference to the phonecall about "Famous" in which Kanye told her some of the song's lyrics, but not the use of the words "that bitch." In other words, he "stabbed her in the back" by using that lyric after "shaking her hand" about the others. And, of course, the mention of a phonecall is exactly how the drama between her and Kanye went down.

Kim then appeared to respond to the song by sharing this photo from the exhibit Kanye held back in 2016 to celebrate the "Famous" video, which featured a naked waxwork of Taylor Swift lying in bed next to him.

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Taylor Swift fans immediately began spamming Kim's Instagram with the rat emoji, criticising her for appearing to reference the feud again. So far Taylor hasn't responded, but I doubt this is the last we'll hear of this drama.

2. Little Mix vs TOWIE's Georgia Kousoulou

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In perhaps the most unexpected celebrity feud of the year, Little Mix had a falling out with Georgia – a cast member from The Only Way Is Essex.

The row began after Georgia starred in an online advert for Everything5pounds.com, in which she points to various items of clothing and announces that they are: "Five pounds."

A few weeks after the ads began appearing online, Little Mix appeared to make their own version. They shared this video on their Instagram account, in which Leigh-Anne can be seen pointing to random objects – including butter and a man with a beard – and declaring them "Five pounds," in a fake Essex accent.

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Georgia saw the video and in a series of now-deleted tweets, revealed that she was "shocked and upset" by Leigh-Anne's actions.

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She wrote:

I'm shocked and upset to see you have used your social media to make a video mocking the advert I did. I'm honestly shocked to see this. I have always been a fan of Little Mix and part of that is because you always talk about "empowering women," not mocking them and bringing them down.

When Little Mix fans stepped in to defend Leigh-Anne, Georgia responded telling them that the video wasn't "girl power."

She said: "I’m not going to say anymore guys but you should never do something “funny" on someone else’s behalf. Girl power is what they believe in. This AINT girl power."

Little Mix never responded. However, reports emerged just a week later that Leigh-Anne and Georgia had seen each other at an event and reacted "frostily" towards one another, remaining at "opposite ends of the bar."

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Yikes.

3. Kim Cattrall vs the Sex and the City cast

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This summer, our hopes and dreams of a third Sex and the City movie were shot down with the cast engaged in an all-out war.

Things began when Sarah Jessica Parker announced that the third film had been scrapped just days before shooting was due to begin.

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Speaking to Extra, she said:

It's over. We're not doing it. I'm disappointed. We had this beautiful, funny, heartbreaking, joyful, very relatable script and story. It's not just disappointing that we don't get to tell the story and have that experience, but more so for the audience that has been so vocal in wanting another movie.

Within hours of the news breaking, reports alleged that Kim Cattrall's "diva demands" were the reason for the project being shut down.

She immediately took to Twitter to deny the allegations.

But then her SATC co-star Willie Garson weighed in. He retweeted the original article...

And suggested it was accurate.

He then sassed a Twitter user who suggested that Kim had "earned" the right to make any demands she desired.

Meanwhile, Kim was retweeting people branding the second SATC movie "terrible."

And Kristin Davis, who plays Charlotte in the show, took to Instagram to express her frustration that the film would never materialise.

And if all of that wasn't enough, Kim then gave an interview in which she described her former co-stars as "toxic," and said she was glad to have "moved on" from the franchise.

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Speaking to Piers Morgan, Kim said:

The common ground that we had was the series and the series is over. I've moved on. It feels like a toxic relationship. This is what my sixties are about, they're about me making decisions for me, not my career.

So that's the end of SATC, then.

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4. Meryl Streep vs Donald Trump

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Meryl became one of the first celebrities Trump attacked on Twitter shortly after winning the presidential race.

Just a couple of weeks before Donald Trump's inauguration, Meryl Streep gave an impassioned speech at the Golden Globes in which she denounced his presidency.

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During a portion of the speech she declared Trump a bully after referencing an incident in which he appeared to mock a disabled reporter.

Meryl said:

This instinct to humiliate when it's modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody's life because it kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing. Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose.

And of course, Trump responded on Twitter, labelling Meryl "overrated" and a "Hillary flunky."

Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a.....

Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him.......

"groveling" when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!

5. Caitlyn Jenner vs the Kardashians

This feud has been rumbling since the end of 2016, but this year things reached a climax after Caitlyn released her autobiography in which she made numerous less-than-complimentary claims about Kris Jenner and the Kardashians.
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This feud has been rumbling since the end of 2016, but this year things reached a climax after Caitlyn released her autobiography in which she made numerous less-than-complimentary claims about Kris Jenner and the Kardashians.

In the book, Caitlyn claimed that Kris Jenner hoarded money, caused the breakdown of her relationships with her four children from previous marriages, and had "known" about her desire to transition for years.

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During numerous TV appearances to promote the book, Caitlyn reiterated her claims, saying that she'd been "very nice" about Kris and that the Kardashians were "bashing" her.

The Kardashians disagreed, and gave their side of the story on Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

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But when Kim discovered that passages about the Kardashians had been omitted from the preview copy of the book she'd been given, the whole family declared they were "done" with Caitlyn.

The passage in question contained a claim that the late Robert Kardashian believed that OJ Simpson was guilty when he worked on his defence team, leading Kim to brand Caitlyn a "liar" and a "bad person." It remains to be seen whether the family work things out next year.
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The passage in question contained a claim that the late Robert Kardashian believed that OJ Simpson was guilty when he worked on his defence team, leading Kim to brand Caitlyn a "liar" and a "bad person." It remains to be seen whether the family work things out next year.

6. Ewan McGregor vs Piers Morgan

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In another unexpected feud, Ewan McGregor and Piers Morgan fell out in a big way over the latter's comments about the Women's March.

Way back in January, Piers Morgan branded the historic Women's March "anti-democratic," and said that he would be holding his own Men's March in response.

Let's be honest, ladies.. today's Women's March is just an anti-democratic protest at Trump winning the presidency.

Ewan McGregor was due to appear on Good Morning Britain to promote Trainspotting 2, but pulled out of the show last minute after hearing what Piers had said about the march.

Was going on Good Morning Britain, didn't realise @piersmorgan was host. Won't go on with him after his comments about #WomensMarch

Piers responded with a flurry of tweets in which he questioned why Ewan wasn't "big enough" to challenge opposing political opinions.

Sorry to hear that @mcgregor_ewan - you should be big enough to allow people different political opinions. You're just an actor after all.

He then went on to state that Ewan was "just an actor" after all.

And then reminded us that he wasn't the "Dalai bloody Lama" either.

And, in case we hadn't got the message, he also called Ewan a "coward" for good measure.

He then wrote an entire column on the subject, with this headline.

And when Ewan didn't respond, Piers tweeted this sick burn.

7. Drake Bell vs Josh Peck

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Anyone who watched TV in the '00s will remember the show Drake and Josh, starring Drake Bell and Josh Peck. The pair also were real life BFFs, until a blip in their friendship this year.

Shit hit the fan when Drake discovered via Instagram that Josh had got married, and he hadn't been invited to the wedding.

A week later, Miranda Cosgrove – who played Drake and Josh's sister on the show – was asked whose side she was on.

It later emerged that she hadn't been invited to the wedding either, but was planning to attend Drake's birthday party.
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It later emerged that she hadn't been invited to the wedding either, but was planning to attend Drake's birthday party.

A week after that, Drake spoke about the whole ordeal, revealing that he'd been "caught off guard" and was "shocked" by Josh's marriage news.

Speaking to People, Drake said:

I was caught off guard. I hadn't heard of anything about it. He's been my best friend for 18 years. In all honesty, we talk all the time. We've been talking. I was just expecting...That was a shock. I didn't think it would be that big of a deal. I did not realise that it was going to have such a viral effect. That's my bro, you know?

And a month later, Drake said that he and Josh had spoken privately and smoothed things over.

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Phew.

8. Blac Chyna vs the Kardashians

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Blac Chyna wasn't just in a legal battle with Rob Kardashian this year, but the whole family.

In October Chyna filed a lawsuit against the entire Kardashian family, blaming them for the demise of her reality show, Rob and Chyna.

In documents, Chyna said that the family deliberately pushed for the show to be cancelled after one season in order to damage her career. The documents read: "The famous family was flexing their muscles so as to destroy Ms. White’s career so that she was no longer able to compete against the Kardashian-Jenner women as an entrepreneur and social media influencer."
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In documents, Chyna said that the family deliberately pushed for the show to be cancelled after one season in order to damage her career. The documents read: "The famous family was flexing their muscles so as to destroy Ms. White’s career so that she was no longer able to compete against the Kardashian-Jenner women as an entrepreneur and social media influencer."

While the Kardashians still haven't responded publicly to the allegations, Kim was recently asked what she thinks of Chyna. She refused to answer out of respect for Rob and Chyna's daughter, Dream.

She said: "You know, I've always said when people ask me that Dream is going to see this one day. So I just think it's super respectful to just not say anything about my niece's mom."
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She said: "You know, I've always said when people ask me that Dream is going to see this one day. So I just think it's super respectful to just not say anything about my niece's mom."

However, judging by this recent teaser trailer, the latter half of season 14 of Keeping Up With The Kardashians due to air in January will address the situation. So hold tight for more drama.

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9. Camila Cabello vs Fifth Harmony

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There have been rumours of a rift between Camila Cabello and her former bandmates since she announced she was leaving in December 2016, but this year the shade levels were off the charts.

First off, Camila revealed she much preferred her solo material, and that being in the band "wasn't the maximum expression of me individually."

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She also implied that the acrimony between her and the band after she left wasn't caused by her.

She told Billboard:

I think that in a group there is always going to be tension, whether it's because of this thing or [another] thing. Obviously, I think that rocked the boat. I hoped that it would be a peaceful turning of the page and we would root for each other. But I only got love for them.

Then Fifth Harmony gave an interview in which they implied they were better off without Camila.

When asked by Billboard how the band was doing after losing Camila, Dinah said: "Let's just say we're in a better place now. There are no secrets in this circle." Normani said: "I get to sleep at night knowing we did everything in our power as friends, bandmates and human beings." And Ally added that "in this very moment, we could not be happier."
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When asked by Billboard how the band was doing after losing Camila, Dinah said: "Let's just say we're in a better place now. There are no secrets in this circle." Normani said: "I get to sleep at night knowing we did everything in our power as friends, bandmates and human beings." And Ally added that "in this very moment, we could not be happier."

And, just days after that, Camila went on a purging spree and unfollowed all four members of the band as well as their official account on social media.

Here's hoping for a less acrimonious 2018!

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