Celebrity Feuds June 2017

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June 2017 Celebrity Feuds

By Shari Weiss |

June 2017 Celebrity Feuds

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As the weather heated up in June, so did the tension in and around Hollywood. For those tracking celebrity feuds, this was one of the busiest months so far this year. Gossip Cop has a recap of all the star-studded disputes below!

1. Kathy Griffin vs. Donald Trump: While the bulk of Griffin’s Trump controversy took place in late May, she hasn’t let the backlash from her bloody head stunt stop her from continuing to bash the president. After spending a few weeks off social media, Griffin tweeted that she was under federal investigation and pointedly posted that Trump “likes to punch down.” This feud grew to include others, as Sarah Palin and Demi Lovato both took the scandal as opportunities to throw digs at the comedienne.

2. Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift: After Perry alternately bad-mouthed and praised Swift in late May and early June, it was revealed Swift was putting her entire catalog of music back on streaming sites at the very time Perry’s new album was being released on June 9. Denis Leary amusingly said Swift and Perry just needed to realize they both “suck.” A few days later, Perry insisted on the “Today” show that she “loves” Swift. But the songstress herself hasn’t personally commented.

3. Corinne Olympios vs. DeMario Jackson: Production on “Bachelor In Paradise” was abruptly shut down on June 11, after producers complained of “misconduct” between the reality stars. Jackson’s camp maintained they had a consensual sexual encounter, while sources close to Olympios claimed she was too drunk to give consent. Filming on “Bachelor In Paradise” resumed later in the month after an investigation found no wrongdoing took place. Olympios still insists she has no memory of what happened.

4. Karrueche Tran vs. Chris Brown: The model-actress finally won a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend after testifying about his allegedly abusive and threatening behavior in court. The singer skipped the hearing, and now must stay away from his former flame for five years. Both still attended the BET Awards, but, contrary to a report, Tran was not “terrified” of running into Brown, because event organizers ensured they wouldn’t cross paths.

5. Johnny Depp vs. Donald Trump (Jr.): The actor caused shockwaves at the Glastonbury festival when he asked the crowd, “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” After the White House condemned the remark, Depp apologized in a statement. But while Trump himself did not personally speak out, like he did last month in the Griffin situation, eldest son Don Jr. bashed Depp on Twitter, bringing up the domestic violence allegations against him and urging Disney to fire him from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

6. Stephen Smith vs. Lamar Odom: While complaining about the ineffectiveness of Phil Jackson as the New York Knicks’ president, Smith took a swipe at Odom, exclaiming, “His very first move as the executive was to sign Lamar Odom, who was on CRACK!” The former NBA star, who has openly struggled with addition, responded by tweeting out a legal letter his attorney sent to ESPN criticizing Smith for the comment. Odom added in his tweeted response, “#slander #ihopewearebetterthanthis.”

7. Meek Mill vs. Safaree Samuels: On the eve of the BET Awards, Samuels challenged Mill to a fight after guys allegedly belonging to Mill’s crew jumped him outside DJ Khaled’s pre-party. Samuels escaped unscathed, but posted a video online blasting his nemesis. The rivalry stems from their respective relationships with Nicki Minaj, who first dated Samuels for more than a decade before embarking on a relationship with Mill. Minaj, however, has stayed out of the fray.

8. Donald Trump vs. Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough: The president unexpectedly attacked the “Morning Joe” hosts on Twitter, with nicknames like “Psycho Joe” and “low I.Q. Crazy Mika,” on consecutive days as the month of June neared its end. With allegations going back and forth involving the National Enquirer, Gossip Cop pointed out that Brzezinski and Scarborough are not the first Trump foes to be targeted by the tabloid, which has shown loyalty to the president.

9. Voletta Wallace vs. Kendall and Kylie Jenner: After the sisters released t-shirts using old photos of music icons combined with pictures of themselves, the mom of the late Notorious B.I.G. slammed the Jenners for appropriating her son’s likeness without permission. An attorney for the rapper’s estate fired off a cease-and-desist letter, as did a lawyer for The Doors. The siblings apologized in a statement, but the criticism continued from some notable names, like Sharon Osbourne.

It’s now the first day of July, and Trump has already tweeted another diss against Brzezinski and Scarborough, indicating that feud may continue into a second month. Whatever pop culture fights erupt, Gossip Cop will have another recap in a few weeks.

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