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13 Celebrity Feuds From This Decade That Got Very, VERY Messy

I love mess.

1. Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West (2009–2019)

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What Happened: This feud is, and always will be, one for the history books. It all started at the 2009 VMAs when Kanye interrupted Taylor's acceptance speech. Years of back and forth followed, with Taylor even presenting Kanye with the Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 VMAs, seeming to squash the feud.

That is, until Kanye released his single "Famous" in 2016, infamously containing that lyric, causing Taylor to call out Kanye at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

And it doesn't end there! Following Taylor's Grammy comments and Kanye featuring a naked statue resembling Taylor in his "Famous" music video, Kanye's wife Kim Kardashian released a series of videos on Snapchat showing Kanye discussing the lyrics with Taylor via phone call. Taylor appeared to approve the lyrics, but denied that she ever heard or approved the entire verse once the Snapchats were made public. Kim Kardashian also branded Taylor a "snake" on Twitter with lots of emojis.

Taylor hit back with the single "Look What You Made Me Do" off her 2017 album Reputation and used A LOT of snake imagery on her tour.


Has It Been Resolved? Taylor has since shared a personal diary entry about the 2009 VMAs and recently provided her side of the story in regards to the phone call, so something tells me the two won't be friends again for a while, if ever.

2. Solange vs. Jay-Z (2014)

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What Happened: Solange and Jay-Z got into it in an elevator at an afterparty for the 2014 Met Gala in NYC. The now-infamous video showed Solange screaming at Jay-Z, kicking him, and hitting him with her purse. The reasons behind the fight have always remained a mystery, but there were plenty of theories.

Has It Been Resolved? Jay-Z opened up about the incident in 2017, saying he and Solange are totally fine and that he views her as his sister, so case closed!

3. Taylor Swift vs. Katy Perry (2013–2018)

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What Happened: Katy and Taylor seemed to be pals, at least according to Twitter, until three backup dancers left Taylor's Red tour to join Katy's Prism tour. Taylor wasn't too stoked about that and ended up writing "Bad Blood," which she said was about a "fellow female artist" she was "straight up enemies with" (aka Katy). She also featured a villain who looked rather similar to Katy in the music video.

Katy seemed to fire back with this tweet and in 2017 released the very shady diss track "Swish Swish," which many speculated to be about Taylor. HOWEVER, Katy also told her side of what I'm now calling Dancergate in an episode of Carpool Karaoke, claiming she was ready to be finished with the feud.

Has It Been Resolved? Katy sent Taylor a literal olive branch in 2018 and joined Taylor in her music video for "You Need To Calm Down," where they embraced as a hamburger and fries, so I guess you can say all is well.

4. Jenny McCarthy and Tara Reid (2016)

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What Happened: Tara went on Jenny's Sirius XM radio show to talk about her latest Sharknado movie, but Jenny seemed more interested in talking about Tara's time on Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars and her history with plastic surgery. When Tara decided to get up and leave mid-interview, they had this loving exchange:

Jenny: "I'm so excited about Sharknado and I hope you stay married, and I hope your knees get a little wobblier than they already are."

Tara: "My knees? Oh yeah, hope your tits get even nicer because they're amazing, same guy who did mine, right?"

Jenny: "Love you, Tara. Good luck with Sharknado 18."

Has It Been Resolved? Jenny spoke about the interview in 2018 and didn't speak too favorably of Tara, so the two probably haven't made amends. Either way, that sound bite should go down in radio history.

5. Azealia Banks vs. Grimes and Elon Musk (2018)

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What Happened: Azealia released a series of IG stories that claimed she was stuck in Elon Musk's house "for days" waiting for his then-girlfriend Grimes to show up so they could collaborate on some music. She described Musk's home as a "real-life episode of Get Out" and also accused him of tapping her phone.

Has It Been Resolved: Grimes and Musk unfollowed each other on Instagram shortly after but later seemed like they might be back together. Meanwhile, Azealia has since found plenty of other people to feud with so...I think yes?

6. Drake vs. Pusha T (2011–2018)

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What Happened: Drake released the single "Dreams Money Can Buy" in 2011 with verses many thought contained disses aimed at Pusha T. Pusha T hit back with the diss track called "Don't Fuck With Me" using the same beat from "Dreams Money Can Buy." The two kept trading diss tracks for a few years until 2018, when Pusha T released the single "Infrared," which allegedly accused Drake of not writing his own raps. Drake responded with his own track, "Duppy Freestyle," and an invoice to GOOD Music, Pusha T's label, for "promotional assistance and career reviving."

But it didn't stop there. Pusha T hit back AGAIN with the track "The Story of Adidon," which not only accused Drake of having a secret child, but had album art depicting the singer in black face.

Has It Been Resolved? J. Prince apparently made an "OG call" to Drake and advised him to end the feud, and things have been quiet since then. Looks like it's all good...for now.

7. Kim Cattrall vs. Sarah Jessica Parker (2017–2018)

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What Happened: SJP confirmed in 2017 that the third and final Sex and the City movie wouldn't be happening, and said she was "disappointed." Later on, rumors swirled that the movie was scrapped just days before filming due to Kim Cattrall's refusal to sign on unless Warner Bros. produced other projects she had in development. Later on in an interview, Kim said SJP "really could have been nicer" about everything.

Then in 2018, SJP offered her condolences to Kim after he brother's death, saying, "I can't begin to know how her family is managing such a loss. We all send her our love and condolences."

Kim's response? This Instagram post and a caption that read: "You are not my family. You are not my friend. So I’m writing to tell you one last time to stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your ‘nice girl’ persona."

Has It Been Resolved? I'm gonna go out on a limb and say not a chance.

8. Cardi B vs. Nicki Minaj (2017–2018)

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What Happened: Tension between the two seemed to be brewing for a while in 2017 with lots of subtweets and alleged disses in their raps, but both Cardi and Nicki denied there being any feud, and even seemed friendly at the Met Gala. But in 2018, all of the beef was confirmed when the two got into a fight at the Harper's Bazaar Icons party, where Cardi allegedly threw her shoe at Nicki and was escorted outside barefoot. Later that night, Cardi implied on Instagram that Nicki had been criticizing Cardi's mothering abilities.

After the blowout, Nicki addressed it on her radio show and said, "Get this woman some fucking help." Cardi then responded with an 11-post-rant on IG, dragging Nicki and claiming much of what she'd been saying was untrue.

Has It Been Resolved? Although it hasn't escalated to that level since, there still seem to be some digs here and there, so this feud might not be over just yet.

9. Camila Cabello vs. Fifth Harmony (2016–2017)

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What Happened: In late 2016, Fifth Harmony released a statement on Twitter saying they'd been informed that Camila was leaving the band "via her representatives." Camila gave her own statement the next day saying the announcement was posted "without [her] knowing" and that she had no intention of leaving the group. Fifth Harmony then posted ANOTHER statement saying she'd refused multiple efforts to try and stay together and that yes, her manager had let them know she was leaving.

Then, at the 2017 VMAs, Fifth Harmony kicked off their performance by launching a nameless fake fifth member off the stage, which was clearly a dig at Camila leaving the group. Camila later called that move "petty" and said it hurt her feelings.

Has It Been Resolved? Camila's since been enjoying a very successful solo career, and Fifth Harmony announced their hiatus in 2018 so everyone else could also focus on their solo work, so it looks like everyone's moved on.

10. 50 Cent vs. Randall Emmett and Lala Kent (2019)

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What Happened: 50 Cent wasn't too happy about Lala, a cast member on Vanderpump Rules and Randall's fiancé, bragging about him spoiling her on the show when Randall still owed him $1 million. So he started posting on Instagram and basically didn't stop. This included comparing Randall to Harvey Weinstein and posting screenshots of Randall's texts to 50 asking him to stop, including the unfortunate typo: "I'm sorry Fofty."

50 Cent responded to the typo by making and selling "I'm sorry Fofty" shirts and spending the entire weekend making memes, threatening Randall and demanding that he send him the money by Monday. Truly a busy weekend for Mr. Cent!

Has It Been Resolved? Randall did indeed send the money by Monday and 50 took everything down. So, sure.

11. James Charles vs. Tati Westbrook (2019),

What Happened: After being his mentor for years, Tati uploaded a 40-minute video to her YouTube channel explaining that she was cutting ties with James. She accused him of betraying her by promoting a business competitor of hers, spreading lies, and constantly forcing her to apologize for his behavior (which included preying on straight men), despite the fact that she and her husband put "millions of dollars" in James's pocket. This caused James to lose over 1 million YouTube subscribers in just one day. He responded with a now-deleted apology video as well as his own 40-minute video where he denied the claims and provided screenshots and receipts.

And that was just the beginning.

Has It Been Resolved? Apparently yes. Tati and James both issued apologies and Tati removed the original video from her channel.

12. Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun (2019)

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What Happened: In June, it was announced that Scooter Braun had purchased Big Machine Records, which gave him ownership of all the music Taylor made with Big Machine before leaving in 2018. Taylor responded by posting a lengthy letter on Tumblr explaining that she wasn't aware of the deal and was devastated considering that she'd received "incessant, manipulative bullying" from Scooter for years. She later vowed to re-record all of her own music so she can finally own it.

Lots of other people got involved on both sides, and when it came time for Taylor to perform at the 2019 American Music Awards, she claimed that Scooter told her she was no longer allowed to perform her old songs on television, throwing a huge wrench in her performance.

Has It Been Resolved? Taylor Swift eventually got permission to perform her songs and delivered a performance with LOTS of little references to the feud, so reconciliation seems doubtful.

13. Rob Kardashian vs. Blac Chyna (2017)

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What Happened: After a very tumultuous relationship, Rob Kardashian went on a social media tirade against Chyna, posting explicit photos on and potentially breaking California law. Chyna issued a restraining order against Rob, but dropped her domestic abuse case against him. He responded by suing her, accusing her of trying to extort his family for fame and money.

Has It Been Resolved? Seemingly, yes. Blac Chyna said in 2019 that she and Rob have a good relationship coparenting their daughter, Dream.

The 2010s were certainly a messy decade for celebrity feuds, and this next decade will probably be even messier. And I must say...


Bye now!

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