“In all seriousness; I felt sad because music is supposed to inspire. It saved my life. This trash won’t save any kids life. In a world that is even scarier and with lives still worth saving, who will stand up and have soul? Disenfranchised to say the least. Let down by my industry and peers.”
What is the latest trend among celebrities? Twitter feuds! It’d be easy to assume that celebs love nothing more than to express their feelings out on social media. In the midst of bromances and BFFs like Seth Rogan and James Franco, or Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, celebrities just can’t seem to get along. Here’s a look at the biggest celebrity feuds of 2015 (so far).
1. Nicki Minaj vs. Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus
Minaj and Swift first became embroiled in a feud after Minaj tweeted her uneasiness over her song “Anaconda” being snubbed for Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV VMAs, but at the same time dissing Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” nomination. The two eventually restored harmony after Minaj made it abundantly clear that her tweets weren’t targeting Swift, in return, the “Bad Blood” singer apologized for her assumption and misunderstanding. At the 2015 MTV VMAs, both performed on stage to prove that they are now in good terms.
Miley Cyrus stirred the pot with Minaj when she commented on Minaj’s previous tweets in an interview with the New York Times, saying that she didn’t respect Minaj’s statement and that “Eh, I didn’t get my VMA.” Minaj called out Cyrus at the podium while accepting the award for Best Hip-Hop Video at the MTV VMAs. “And now, back to this bitch who had a lot to say about me the other day in the press. Miley, what’s good?”
2. Meek Mill vs. Drake
Meek Mill called out Drake on Twitter for apparently using a ghostwriter to pen his raps, including his featured verse on Meek Mills’ track “R.I.C.O.” Mill tweeted: “Stop comparing drake to me too…He don’t write his won raps! That’s why he ain’t tweet my album because we found out!” Drake responded by releasing a diss track “Charged UP” and a second freestyle rap entitled “Back to Back,” which featured the lyrics, “Is that a world tour or your girl’s tour?” (referencing Mill’s opening act on girlfriend Nicki Minaj’s tour). Mill tweeted that Drake’s disses were “baby lotion soft,” he released his own diss track “Wanna Know,” on which he called out Drake’s supposedly ghostwriters, “I just wanna know, I just wanna know/ Was it Quentin Miller? Was it Hush or was it Detail where you really got your flow?
3. Zayn Malik v. Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris sparked a heated argument on Twitter with the former One Direction heartthrob member by responding to a post Malik retweeted on his Twitter, which disregard Taylor Swift’s comments on Spotify’s loyalty to artist publications. The shared post compared Swift’s views to that of Miley Cyrus, who has been open about not caring about album sales. Harris tweeted to the original poster (@FemaleTexs) and Malik: “You’ve made your money? Cool…f***the 99% of musicians who depend on these services to survive right? Yeah f*** em.”
Calvin went to bat for Taylor because that’s what good boyfriends do, we’ve re-learned one thing. You do not get into a Twitter feud with a former One Direction member and expect a win from fans. Zayniacs were tweeting nonstop against Harris. Taylor’s got some devoted fans around, however, this producer-DJ in this specific situation was being a jerk about the whole thing. At the end, Harris decided to play nice and ending the argument by clarifying that his comments were targeted towards the quote, and not Malik himself.
4. BONUS: P!nk vs. Demi Lovato
P!nk was accused of dissing the 201 MTV VMAs performances, and Demi Lovato was not taking it. The “Perfect” singer reportedly took issue with the “Cool for the Summer” singer, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, and Taylor Swift’s shows.
P!ink stated on her instagram account, “In all seriousness; I felt sad because music is supposed to inspire. It saved my life. This trash won’t save any kids life. In a world that is even scarier and with lives still worth saving, who will stand up and have soul? Disenfranchised to say the least. Let down by my industry and peers.”
Yikes! That went from 0 to 100 real quick. At least they’re not saying mean things about each other, yet…
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