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    15 Times Celebrities Called Out Other Celebs BY NAME In Their Songs

    At least they're direct.

    1. When Eminem shaded Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera in "The Real Slim Shady."

    2. And when he dissed Mariah Carey in "The Warning" after she denied claims they dated.

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    3. When Nas intensely called out Jay Z in "Ether."

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    4. And Remy Ma called out Nicki Minaj by name in "ShETHER":

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    5. When Taylor Swift called out John Mayer in "Dear John."

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    6. When Beyoncé allegedly called out Tiffany Haddish by name in a background ad lib of "Top Off" after Tiffany told the infamous biting story to the press.

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    7. When Kanye shaded Taylor Swift on "Famous," saying he made her famous.

    8. When Pusha T called Drake out in "The Story of Adidon."

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    9. When Pink semi-shaded Britney in "Don't Let Me Get Me."

    10. When Shania Twain name-checked Brad Pitt in "That Don't Impress Me Much." According to Shania, this happened after seeing his nudes and not being impressed.

    11. When Jay Z called out Kanye (aka 'Ye) on "Kill Jay Z."


    12. When Pitbull poked fun at Lindsay Lohan, using her name, in "Give Me Everything."

    13. And when New Boyz were shady AF to Khloé Kardashian in "Better With the Lights Off."

    14. When country singer Gretchen Wilson said Paris Hilton gets under her skin in "California Girls."

    15. And finally, when Kesha shaded Britney Spears' career in "Styrofoam."

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