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2018’s Greatest Celeb Feuds: It Wasn’t Simply Nicki Minaj and Cardi B That Had been Beefing This 12 months

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Was there a celeb feud that dominated 2018 greater than the one between rap’s reigning queen and the younger upstart coming for her crown? We predict not. After being dogged by rumors of unhealthy blood all through a lot of final yr, due to stans doing what they do finest, studying into lyrics for passive-aggressive digs they perceived have been meant for each other, fiction quickly turned reality when conflicting tales over who was approached to seem on the 2017 Migos monitor “MotorSport” first led to clashing egos. Nicki thought Cardi disrespected her and battle strains have been drawn. Regardless of a seeming detente on the Met Gala, s–t hit the fan on the Harpers Bazaar ICONS Bash throughout September’s New York Trend Week as Cardi tracked Nicki down, lunged at her and threw her shoe. 

“It was so quick!” an eyewitness advised E! Information of the incident, which was caught on digicam. “I coronary heart somebody screaming—everybody acknowledged Cardi’s voice—individuals both bought out of the best way or took out their telephones and began filming. Nicki was surrounded by a bunch of guards and barely even checked out her. Subsequent factor you realize, footwear have been flying and Cardi was on her method out.”

Cardi later claimed that Nicki had talked about her daughter Kulture and preferred social media feedback concerning the “Bodak Yellow” rapper’s mothering. Nicki aired her aspect of issues on her Queen Radio present, saying the scuffle was “so mortifying and so humiliating to undergo” whereas asserting she would “by no means discuss anybody’s youngster or parenting.”

A month later, tensions have been nonetheless excessive as Group Cardi was blaming Nicki for leaking Cardi’s quantity, which Nicki denied on her radio present, prompting a collection of scathing Instagram movies from Cardi during which she labeled the Queen rapper a liar and advised her to determine whether or not she’s “the sufferer” or “the gangster.” 

A day later, Nicki seemingly known as a truce on Twitter, saying she “will not be discussing this nonsense anymore” and inspiring her followers to “concentrate on constructive issues solely from right here on out.” Cardi shared the tweet on Instagram, writing to Nicki, “Alright then! Let’s preserve it constructive and preserve it pushing!”

All’s nicely that ends nicely…for now.

Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott

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After all, Cardi wasn’t the one rapper that Nicki was feuding with in 2018. She additionally discovered time to beef with Kylie Jenner‘s man Travis Scott when, in August, his album ASTROWORLD beat Queen for the No. 1 spot on the U.S. album charts and she or he took challenge with how, precisely, he completed it. “I put my blood sweat & tears in writing a dope album just for Travis Scott to have [girlfriend] Kylie Jenner publish a tour go telling ppl to return see her & Stormi,” she tweeted. She later made clear on Queen Radio that her beef was under no circumstances with Kylie, saying, “It is apparent she’s bought to experience together with her man—why the f–k would not she? We’re not going to make this one thing this isn’t. She’s not finished something fallacious besides assist her individuals. She’s a dope lady.” She later in contrast herself to Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks, evaluating their plights to her resolution to take Travis on.

The next month, she admitted on The Ellen DeGeneres Present that she wished to punch Travis “in his f–king face” for besting her. “I’ve had a No. 2 album and I by no means cared. It is simply that when you’ve a No. 2 album to somebody who’s promoting shirts and merch—and promoting passes for a tour that is not introduced but—it feels such as you’re being tricked. It looks like somebody is taking part in a recreation and beating you at a recreation opposed to simply promoting music. I wish to promote music!” she stated. “He did not have the No. 1 album. Queen was the No. 1 album.”

The feud was a bit one-sided, nonetheless, as, other than taking her seat at August’s MTV VMAs, Travis by no means responded to Nicki’s many rants towards him. 

Drake, Pusha T

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The rap world was rocked by a couple of extra feuds in 2018, together with the reignited one between Drake and Pusha T, which roared again to life on Pusha’s monitor “Infrared,” which talked about Quentin Miller, a rapper some imagine has ghostwritten songs for the 6 God, with Pusha totally admitting that the track was a “response” he “held on to with reference to ‘2 Birds 1 Stone,'” a 2016 diss monitor during which Drake took goal at Pusha, Meek Mill and Child Cudi. However when Drake responded with “Duppy Freestyle” and talked about Pusha’s fiancée Virginia Williams, all bets have been off. 

“Why would you point out my fiancée? No girls, no youngsters,” Pusha T stated on the Actual 92.three FM present Huge Boy’s Neighborhood. “It was sport to me till the fiancée point out…it simply rubs me fallacious.”

Pusha retaliated by posting an image of Drake in blackface as the duvet for his single “The Story of Adidon.” Drake, in flip, claimed the photograph was taken in 2007 when, nonetheless flexing his performing muscular tissues, the previous Degrassi: The Subsequent Era star was engaged on a undertaking about “younger black actors struggling to get roles, being stereotyped and typecast.”

“I do not imagine it,” Pusha T stated on Huge Boy’s Neighborhood. “You might be silent on all black points, Drake. You actually are. You do not stand for nothing. You do not. That is simply what it’s. You might have all of the platform on the planet. You have been so passionate again then, no you were not.”

When “The Story of Adidon” dropped, Pusha took it to a different degree, rapping,  “Because you name-dropped my fiancée, let ’em know who you selected as your Beyoncé/Sophie is aware of higher, ask your child mom,” referring to Sophie Brussaux, who in 2017 stated she had texts proving Drake was her son’s fatherDrake later admitted on a brand new monitor that he has a son however didn’t title his mom.

After Drake went on LeBron James‘ HBO present The Store in October, claiming he believed Kanye West to be the one who fed Pusha the data about his life change, Pusha pushed again, claiming as an alternative that the filth got here from a girl sleeping with Drake’s longtime producer and collaborator Noah Shebib, often known as “40.”

Although the feud appears to have simmered down, Pusha insinuated in late November that Toronto concertgoers who threw beer at him have been paid by Drake.

Eminem, Machine Gun Kelly

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To know why these two are beefing, we’ve got to return to 2012, when MGK reportedly noticed a photograph of Eminem’s then-teenage daughter Hailie and tweeted,  “Okay so I simply noticed an image of Eminem’s daughter… and I’ve to say, she is scorching as f–k, in probably the most respectful method potential cuz Em is king.” A whopping six yr later, Em fired again on the monitor “Not Alike, rapping, “And I am talkin’ to you, however you already know who the f–k you might be, Kelly / I do not use sublims and certain as f–k do not sneak-diss / However preserve commenting on my daughter Hailie.”

MGK shot again days later with “Rap Satan,” during which he claimed Eminem banned from from his radio channel, Shade 45, amongst different issues. Em retaliated with “Killshot,” which included the lyrics “Realized I forgot to name you again / This is that autograph on your daughter, I wrote it on a Starter cap / Stan, Stan, son, hear, man, dad is not mad / However the way you gonna title your self after a rattling gun and have a person bun?” and “Ow, Kelly, ooh, however I am 45 and I am nonetheless outselling you / By 29 I had three albums that had blew / Now let’s discuss somethin’ I do not actually do / Go in somebody’s daughter’s mouth stealin’ meals.”

The identical week he launched that newest monitor, Em spoke about MGK in an interview with Sway Calloway, saying, “I do not give a f–k about your profession. You suppose I truly f–king take into consideration you? You understand how many f–king rappers are higher than you? You are not even within the f–king dialog.”

Nevertheless, there are those that imagine this complete factor was all for present. Why? Web sleuths identified that each artists are signed to Interscope Information and producer Ronny J has manufacturing credit on each “Not Alike” and “Rap Satan,” with a writing credit score on the latter as nicely. Might all of it have been to increase gross sales? We’ll allow you to determine.

Ja Rule, Curtis Jackson, 50 Cent

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These two have been feuding for nearly 20 years, however issues heated again up in January when, throughout an interview on Actual 92.three L.A.’s Huge Boy Neighborhood, 50 Cent was requested if he’d seen Ja Rule recently. “I finished put him to mattress,” the rapper responded. The comment set Ja off, prompting him to tweet “Enjoyable hip-hop FACT: @50cent is a P–SY…” and “…for some cause @50cent keept my title in his mouth… I feel he’d moderately have my d–k in his mouth lmao.”

Issues appeared to calm till Ja tweeted in September that he needed to cancel his Syracuse present, promising it could be rescheduled. Naturally, 50 had one thing to say. “Solely 10 tickets offered,” he claimed. “Do not no one wish to see that s–t, you speaking about wait we get lots of people on the stroll up. Get the f–k outta right here.”

And a month later, he went subsequent degree petty when he revealed that he’d purchases 200 tickets to Ja’s present for the specific function of leaving the seats empty. “Lol at $15 a pop you’ll be able to’t lose, I bought 200 tickets for three bands. #bellator #lecheminduroi,” he wrote.

Ja’s response? “I get underneath @50cent pores and skin… I adore it!!! #iconn.”

Lala Kent, Jennifer Lawrence

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Bravoholic J-Regulation discovered herself embroiled in some drama worthy of the exhibits she obsesses over when, throughout an early March look on Watch What Occurs Dwell With Andy Cohen, the Academy Award winner admitted she believed the Vanderpump Guidelines star was phony for befriending her enemies. “I am like, ‘Bitch, you’s a c–t!” she laughed. 

Lala responded on Twitter, writing in a since-deleted tweet, “Did Jennifer Lawrence actually name me a ‘c–t’ on @bravowwhl? Annnnnd discuss my mama? Bitch, you higher pray I do not see you within the streets. You are one of many highest paid actresses on the planet…you declare you might be pro-women and also you name one other girl a c–t? You are gross.”

In an interview on Heather McDonald‘s Juicy Scoop podcast that was taped on March 6, however launched later within the month, Lala took issues a step additional, claiming Jennifer was the “sort of chick” who would sleep with Harvey Weinstein. “Now anytime you convey her up, like, I will don’t have anything good to say about her,” she stated because the interview concluded. “I will say that her hair sucks, her face is somewhat too pudgy, like she must cease the ingesting, you realize?”

Whereas Jennifer by no means addressed the feud publicly additional, Lala took to Twitter after the incendiary interview dropped to say that it had been taped “once I nonetheless felt harm and emotional. Excuses apart, I wished to let it’s identified J.Regulation and I are all good now.” And in June, whereas showing on Jenny McCarthy‘s SiriusXM present, she added, “I truly obtained a really candy e mail from her…That is how I knew it was natural as a result of she stated proper after she stated it that she wished to punch herself proper within the face. I solely see her on interviews and she or he’s all the time so humorous and that looks like it is one thing that may come out of her mouth. So I simply thought it was a really stand-up factor for somebody of her stature to do.”

Meghan Markle, Samantha Markle Grant

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Contemplate this one the final word one-sided feud. Regardless of the brand new Duchess of Sussex by no means saying one public phrase—adverse or in any other case—about her older half-sister, Samantha Grant (who solely reverted again to her father’s final title of Markle when Meghan turned linked with Prince Harry) has waged an unholy struggle towards her sibling, trashing her at each flip. Between the snarky tweets and the British TV appearances, it has been a continuous deluge of household dysfunction. Do not imagine us? Try our complete timeline of all the pieces Samantha’s ever stated about her child sister proper right here.

Tommy Lee, Brandon Lee

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2018 hasn’t been the best yr for the Lee household following the March altercation between Tommy and his son Brandon that left Tommy within the hospital after his son allegedly gave him a fats lip. “My coronary heart is damaged. You can provide your youngsters all the pieces they might ever need of their whole lives and so they can nonetheless flip towards you,” Tommy captioned a since-deleted photograph of his bleeding face. “Good job Brandon! Nice son!” 

As Brandon, Tommy’s son with Pamela Anderson, advised TMZ, his dad had been drunk and the punch was in self-defense. Tommy had a differing story, tweeting, “Hey @TMZ possibly get your information straight earlier than you go reporting bulls–t. My fiancé and I have been in mattress when my son busted into the room and assaulted me. I requested him to go away the home and he knocked me unconscious. He ran away from the police. THAT’S the reality.”

The 2 have been reportedly arguing over Pamela’s interview on Piers Morgan’s Life Tales that aired within the UK days prior, during which she claimed she’d endured bodily abuse throughout her relationship with Tommy, claims he denies. Brandon later issued a press release to Individuals, claiming he’d been trying to stage an intervention for his father’s alleged alcoholism and was upset “that it by no means got here to fruition.”  “I wished my dad’s hopeful sobriety and restoration to be a non-public household matter however, because of his accusations on social media, I really feel compelled to talk out,” he added. “I’ve and can proceed to cooperate with legislation enforcement as wanted. I really like my father and simply wish to see him sober, comfortable and wholesome.”

Tommy, nonetheless, insisted there was no ingesting drawback to handle, writing on Twitter, “You did not prepare any intervention, you barely spoke to me whereas u have been right here. Simply coverin ur ass!!”

Whereas Brandon escaped fees for the punch, the feud continued when one other social media struggle erupted over Father’s Day weekend, with Tommy declaring his youngsters lacked the morals he was raised with and Brandon retaliating with a since-deleted video of his dad handed out on the ground in his underwear.

Subsequent got here Tommy trying to disgrace Brandon by revealing how a lot he’d paid for his son’s rehab. It did not work. “I thank my Dad for paying for my therapy. It is the perfect factor he has ever finished for me. As we speak I’m nearly two years sober. Daily that goes by I really feel ever extra grateful. My clear thoughts has allowed me to do rather a lot with this time,” he replied. “A lot in order that I want to supply to pay for his therapy.”

Whoopi Goldberg, Jeanine Piro, The View

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When the Fox Information host and outspoken President Trump supporter made her fourth look on the present in July 2018 to advertise her new ebook Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Towards the Anti-Trump ConspiracyJeanine Pirro bought into a heated confrontation with Whoopi Goldberg after she accused the present’s longtime moderator of getting “Trump Derangement Syndrome” after she pointed at her whereas asking a query. The 2 continued arguing because the viewers cheered after Goldberg tossed to business and the argument spilled over into the halls of ABC Tv Studios. As Pirro later stated on Hannity, she advised Goldberg that she “fought for victims” her complete life, after which the co-host allegedly bought in her face and started cursing.

Goldberg countered Pirro’s aspect of the story on-air the next day, saying, “She got here off, she might have simply handed me, she did not must cease however she stopped, and put her finger in my face and yelled, ‘I’ve finished extra for victims than you ever will!’ Then I stated to her some few alternative phrases I can not repeat. Sure, I did say it, I did say it. However, I didn’t spit on her, I didn’t intimidate her, nobody chased her out of right here saying, ‘Get out,’ however she did go away right here cursing on the individuals who ebook the present. She cursed on the guys who do the safety for the present.”

Jenni Pulos, Jeff Lewis, Flipping Out

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Whereas it could possibly typically look like the higher query on the subject of Jeff Lewis is “Who is not he feuding with?” we have got to confess that the Flipping Out star’s newest high-profile battle reduce the deepest. And that is as a result of it concerned the whole collapse of his relationship with longtime good friend, worker and sidekick Jenni Pulos. In September, throughout an episode of his SiriusXM radio present, he addressed studies that they’d parted methods, saying that on the finish of the then-upcoming 11th season, they’d a rift. As Jeff defined it, the battle “was actually form of foolish” and occurred after he “supplied some unsolicited profession recommendation.” Harm upon listening to that she felt she’d given up her performing profession to be his assistant, “we elected…to have her transfer on” from the corporate, he stated. “And all of this was truly very civil, I believed.”

Apparently, Jenni did not agree. In keeping with Jeff, she’d reported him to manufacturing for “wrongfully terminating her off her personal present” amid allegations of “a hostile work surroundings.” He added that he’d been cleared of “all abuse victimization fees.” Although they’d reduce ties, because the present started to air, he admitted on WWHL in early October, “I already miss her. However when somebody crosses the road, it is form of arduous to recover from.”

In November, talking with Individuals, Jenni lastly broke her silence, denying that she’d ever made claims of abuse towards him and made it clear that, regardless of remaining an govt producer on the present, she had no intention of returning in a “good friend” capability. “I used to be not going to pretend a friendship,” she stated. “I’ve all the time wished him the perfect, and can proceed to want him the perfect. He is a beautiful designer and has so many skills. I discovered rather a lot and I am happy with what we constructed.”

When the episode in query lastly aired on the finish of November, Jeff conceded on his radio present that he may need some regrets over what went down. “I’ve checked out this episode and I’ve had a variety of time to consider it and I want I’d have dealt with it in a different way,” he stated. “I in all probability ought to haven’t known as her out in entrance of different individuals as a result of that actually embarrassed her…It wasn’t value dropping a friendship over. So I’ve deep regrets about that.”

Piers Morgan, Ariana Grande, Little Mix, Tess Holliday

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Who hasn’t Piers feuded with this yr, to be sincere? Whereas he took on James Bond and Captain America over Daniel Craig‘s use of “emasculating” use of a papoose to hold his new child daughter and Chris Evans‘ resolution to defend him in October, many of the newsman’s Twitter feuds have been with girls, whom he had loads of opinions on.

In August, he took goal at Tess Holliday‘s Cosmopolitan U.Okay. cowl, during which he stated the photograph of the 300 pound mannequin was “simply as harmful & misguided as celebrating dimension zero fashions.” After she fired again, he wrote a prolonged open letter during which he noticed match to inform her she was prone to an early dying. “I am doing it as a result of I genuinely really feel you might be selling a really harmful message, and since I’m genuinely involved that your personal life can be at risk in the event you proceed down this path,” he wrote. “An actual good friend can be telling you what I’m telling you.” Her response? “The final 2 weeks you have been obsessive about me,” she tweeted. “Makes me really feel such as you’re nearly into thicker women & too afraid to confess it.”

After which, in November, he went after each Ellen DeGeneres—for the supposed “hypocrisy of contemporary feminism” she “laid naked” in her montage of celeb males for Worldwide Males’s Day—and lady group Little Combine—for a nonetheless from their new music video during which the quartet have been stripped down with phrases of criticism written on them, which he felt they “stole” from the Dixie Chicks, who’d finished one thing comparable for Leisure Weekly in 2003. From there, Ariana Grande and her mother Joan entered the fray, taking him to activity for his phrases, whereas additionally stating that he, too, shared a stripped-down photograph to advertise his column simply that week. “when u do it it is okay tho proper?” Ariana requested. 

“Is that your screensaver?” he replied, to which Ariana assured him it is not. “nah and it ain’t ur women’ both i can promise u that,” she snapped.

Jessica Simpson, Natalie Portman

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In a late addition to the listing, followers have been shocked in early December when Jessica known as out Natalie  on Twitter, saying, “I used to be upset this morning once I learn that I ‘confused’ you by sporting a bikini in a printed photograph taken of me once I was nonetheless a virgin in 1999. As public figures, we each know our picture is just not completely in our management always, and that the trade we work in typically tries to outline us and field us in. Nevertheless, I used to be taught to be myself and honor the alternative ways all girls specific themselves, which is why I believed then- and I imagine now- that being horny in a bikini and being happy with my physique should not synonymous with having intercourse.”

“I’ve all the time embraced being a job mannequin to all girls to allow them to know that they’ll look nonetheless they need, put on no matter they need and have intercourse or not have intercourse with whomever they need,” she continued. “The ability lies inside us as people. I’ve made it my follow to not disgrace different girls for his or her decisions. On this period of Time’s Up and all the good work you’ve finished for ladies, I encourage you to do the identical.”

The explanation? An interview with USA As we speak printed a day prior during which the Oscar winner stated, “I bear in mind being an adolescent, and there was Jessica Simpson on the duvet of {a magazine} saying ‘I am a virgin’ whereas sporting a bikini, and I used to be confused. Like, I do not know what that is making an attempt to inform me as a girl, as a lady.”

Regardless of this seeming to be not rather more than a misunderstanding over true intentions, Natalie apologized for her phrases, telling Jessica, “Thanks on your phrases. I fully agree with you {that a} girl needs to be allowed to decorate nonetheless she likes and behave nonetheless she likes and never be judged. I solely meant to say I used to be confused – as a lady coming of age within the public eye across the identical time – by the media’s blended messages about how women and girls have been speculated to behave. I did not imply to disgrace you and I am sorry for any harm my phrases could have induced. I’ve nothing however respect on your expertise and your voice that you just use to encourage and empower girls everywhere in the globe.”

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