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30 Times Pop Stars Shaded The Shit Out Of Each Other In The Last Two Decades

In order of least to most shady.

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30. When Taylor Swift called out Joe Jonas on Ellen for breaking up with her over the phone:

NBC

29. When Pink messed up during a concert and then said she sounded like her formal rival Christina Aguilera:

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28. When Nicki Minaj shaded Iggy during the BET Awards for allegedly using a ghostwriter:

BET

27. When Beyoncé accidentally shaded Taylor when asked about the Kanye incident:

Billboard

26. And when she iconically and accidentally shaded Kelly:

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25. When Taylor Swift was not really in the mood for discussing Justin Bieber's award:

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24. When Christina Aguilera threw darts at Kelly Osbourne's face during the EMAs in 2003:

MTV

23. When Katy Perry shaded Miley after they kissed at Miley's concert:

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22. When Rihanna laughed at Ariana Grande's performance of "Problem":

MTV

21. When Miley shaded both Ed Sheeran and John Mayer using only a few words:

Billboard

20. When Aretha Franklin complimented a bunch of singers and then said this when asked about Taylor Swift:

19. And then she burned Nicki Minaj even worse:

18. When Lady Gaga was not here for Katy Perry's alleged imitation:

17. When Madonna had an interesting word to describe Gaga's work:

ABC

16. But Gaga was quick to differentiate herself from Madonna:

"reductive: tending to present a subject or problem in a simplified form, especially one viewed as crude."
Apple

"reductive: tending to present a subject or problem in a simplified form, especially one viewed as crude."

15. As was Mariah Carey when asked about Jennifer Lopez:

CNN

14. When Katy tweeted this about Taylor Swift:

13. Because Taylor released "Bad Blood," which was allegedly about Katy Perry trying to sabotage her world tour:

@TaylorSwift / youtube.com

12. When Taylor owned Kanye, who took credit for her fame, in her Album of the Year acceptance speech at the Grammys:

MTV

11. When Britney Spears had this response when asked about Avril Lavigne, who said she danced like a whore and dressed like a ho:

ABC

10. When Mariah (18 number one songs) roasted Nicki Minaj (zero number one songs) during American Idol:

NBC

9. When Mariah reduced rapper Eminem to the candy on Watch What Happens Live:

Bravo

8. When Mariah was asked a question regarding Nicki Minaj and had no idea who that was:

The Breakfast Club

7. When Madonna said this about her infamous kiss with Drake:

@AskAnythingChat / youtube.com

6. When Rihanna tweeted this at Ciara, after Ciara said Rih "wasn't the nicest" to her:

5. When Cher had the best response to a fan who asked how she celebrated Madonna's birthday:

4. The infamous "Miley, what's good?" moment:

MTV

3. When Rihanna tweeted this about Amanda Bynes, after she called Rih ugly:

2. When Mariah was asked about Demi Lovato's comments about her:

Bravo

1. And, as if it was up for debate, the shadiest moment of all time — when Mariah Carey said this when asked about J.Lo:

Comment below your favorite shady moment!

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