celebrity twitter beefs
Celebrity Twitter beefs. When celebs have beefs stewing and battles brewing, they’re increasingly turning to Twitter. What could be more entertaining than watching the rich and famous deliver low blows and witty one-liners while battling for the media spotlight? Chris Brown vs. Frank Ocean and Rihanna vs. Ciara are only two recent examples. Let’s look at these and more.
Chris Brown vs. Frank Ocean
Odd Future member Frank Ocean didn’t appreciate being compared to Kevin Cossom and another artist. Chris Brown said it was a compliment. Odd Future front man Tyler the Creator jumped in and referred to an infamous incident from Chris Brown’s past with a famous singer.
Courtney Love vs. Lily Allen?
Kurt Cobain’s widow Courtney Love was in an uproar after Britpop star Lily Allen posted unflattering pictures of her on Twitter. Love retaliated and included links to less-than-glamorous photos of Allen.
Gail Kim vs. Melina
WWE’s Gail Kim and Melina got into an awkward, off-hours Twitter fight. The beef started with a tweet from Melina. Kim countered with her own claim. Melina replied, this time in video form.
Bam Margera vs. Roger Ebert
Ryan Dunn and his passenger died after he drove drunk at 130mph. A few hours later, Roger Ebert posted his reaction on Twitter. Fellow “ Jackass” star Bam Margera didn’t appreciate the comment and let Ebert know it in a tweet too colorful to publish here.
Chris Brown vs. Raz B?
It began when Raz B pondered publicly via Twitter on the subject of Chris Brown’s lack of judgment. Brown angrily tweeted back, accusing the former B2K singer of trying to get attention before launching into a series of homophobic slurs.
Perez Hilton vs. Tila Tequila?
Tila Tequila’s fiancée Casey Johnson died of type I diabetesprompting Tequila to express her sorrow on Twitter. Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton barraged her with tweets questioning the sincerity of her motives.
Mark Cuban vs. Buzz Bissinger
Mark Cuban, the controversial billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, took issue with Buzz Bissinger’scolumn about race relations between the NBA and its fans. Cuban vented via Twitter.
Samantha Ronson vs. Lindsay Lohan
The Lindsay Lohan /Samantha Ronson Twitter beef has raged for years. After one argument, Lohan posted an angry tweet. When the estranged former couple bumped into each other at a club in 2010, Ronson tweeted some advice .
Chelsea Handler vs. Nick Cannon?
Chelsea Handler wasn’t impressed by Nick Cannon’s upcoming comedy act as evidenced by her withering tweet Cannon retaliated with an extensive Twitter tirade, only some of which is printable.