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Grace Jones Drags Beyoncé, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Everyone Else in New Memoir

Matt Russoniello | September 10, 2015 - 1:13 pm

Your favorite pop star better run and hide, because the original innovator, Grace Jones, is out for blood.

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Madonna Calls Drake a Girl, Advises Against Kissing Him

Matt Russoniello | May 4, 2015 - 11:16 am

Were Madonna to re-record her 1990 single “Justify My Love” for more modern times, it is unlikely she would dedicate it to Drake and change the opening line to “I want to kiss you at Coachella.”

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Who Is Rita Ora? Does Anyone Even Know Who She Is?

Matt Russoniello | April 17, 2015 - 11:37 am

Are you familiar with Rita Ora, the pop singer best known for dating Rob Kardashian and being banned from performing at the Teen Choice Awards by Calvin Harris, another ex-boyfriend? No? You are not alone.

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Kylie Jenner Throws Some Shade at Tyga’s Ex Blac Chyna

Kendall Fisher | March 25, 2015 - 1:38 pm

Don’t mess with Kylie Jenner!

The 17-year-old is not about to take anyone’s shit when it comes to her and her rumored boyfriend Tyga, and that includes his ex, Blac Chyna.

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Madonna Shades Beyoncé: ‘Demure’ Is the New ‘Reductive’

Matt Russoniello | March 23, 2015 - 11:31 am

Madonna, who does not have the no. 1 album in the country, is perhaps just a little envious of Beyoncé‘s relationship with Barack and Michelle Obama.

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WATCH: John Mayer Throws Shade at Ex-Girlfriend Taylor Swift

Kaitlyn Laurie | February 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm

John Mayer called out his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift and their (still) awkward relationship, and even Swifties can admit it was hilarious.

Once upon a time, the two singers dated; now nearly six years later, and things seem to be no less uncomfortable between the two, especially at public functions like Sunday’s upcoming 57thMore »


Katy Perry Confirms What We Already Knew: Iconic ‘Mean Girls’ Tweet Was About Taylor Swift

Matt Russoniello | January 30, 2015 - 12:07 pm

Katy Perry currently has a lot on her plate. For example: this weekend’s Super Bowl Halftime Show. Still, despite her busy schedule, it’s nice to know she has the time and energy to address the most important pop music feud of the last year: her beef with Taylor Swift.

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Pop Stars Are Awful: Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift (Part Four) and Sam Smith vs. Unknown

Matt Russoniello | January 6, 2015 - 11:30 am

Let the Shade Wars of 2015 begin!

Today, we ring in the new year with a look at two shade stories (shadies?). First, is Katy Perry planning to diss her nemesis, Taylor Swift, during The Perry-Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime #BuyThisIsHowWeDoOniTunes Extravaganza Blowout Set Show©? Some people are saying “yes.” Secondly, Sam Smith has… More »


Taylor Swift Backlash ’14: Katy Perry’s Producer vs. Swift, Swift vs. Jessica Hart

Matt Russoniello | December 3, 2014 - 12:27 pm

Taylor Swift is experiencing the best year of her still-very-young career. Two No. 1 singles, the biggest album of the year, and a near Beyoncé-level of ubiquity and acclaim.

So what’s next for Swift? The inevitable wave of post-1989 backlash, of course. This wave officially starts today with two stories: the first claims… More »