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    Posted on Jul 13, 2017

    21 Times Male Pop Stars Were Shady AF

    "Dec. 13 may be the lamest day of the year." —John Mayer on T. Swift's birthday

    1. When John Mayer tweeted this — on Taylor Swift's birthday:

    2. When Liam Payne replied to a fan who said Justin Bieber will always be more successful than him:

    3. When Justin Bieber — a week after the infamous Kanye-Kim-Taylor feud — Instagrammed this pic of Kanye with a shady-AF caption:

    4. And when he "I don't know her"-ed Shawn Mendes:

    5. When Diplo said this about Katy Perry after she ranked him last in the bedroom:

    6. When Adam Levine subtweeted Lady Gaga:

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    *Even Gaga knew it was about her. She soon after tweeted, "uh oh the art police is here."

    7. When Prince shaded Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and other newcomers in an interview on The View:


    8. When Prince was on VH1 and said, "How much longer?" until a Madonna video was over:


    9. When Prince kicked Kim Kardashian off the stage.

    10. When Michael Jackson teased his sister Janet for eating two ice creams:


    11. When Louis Tomlinson tweeted this, shading Zayn and Naughty Boy.

    12. ...and then Naughty Boy responded:

    13. did Zayn:

    14. When Justin Bieber posted this picture of Orlando Bloom on Insta after the two got in a scuffle in Spain over Bloom's ex Miranda Kerr.

    15. When Zayn retweeted something that criticized Taylor Swift's anti-Spotify stance and Calvin Harris tweeted this about him...

    16. ...and then Zayn said, "You don't know what you're talking about," followed by this:

    17. When Bieber shaded the Weeknd on a livestream by saying his favorite song was "Starboy," bursting out into laughter, and ending the stream.

    18. When Eminem intensely shaded Mariah Carey with "The Warning," after she released the shade-filled track "Obsessed."

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    19. When Liam Payne said this about Harry Style's post-1D music:


    20. When Bruno Mars called out Adele for her attitude:

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    21. And last but not least, when Prince ICONICALLY complimented before hilariously shading him:

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