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Most celebrity feuds start with a diss. But what happens between that first diss and the scandalous story that hits the internet? From Wondery, this is Diss and Tell, a weekly podcast that unpacks the most iconic celebrity feuds in pop culture history. We explore the juicy rumors, the explosive accusations, the conflicting opinions and tell it all. Comedians and hosts Sydney Battle and Matt Bellassai get the gossip and register the receipts. Getting to the bottom of the drama is our true calling.

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Martha Stewart and Gwyneth Paltrow, lifestyle mavens turned delightfully petty frenemies. What began with clashing domestic philosophies has devolved into an epically snarky feud. They give a masterclass in shade-throwing over vagina candles, "jailbird pie," and jade eggs. We're pulling back the curtain on their dueling gift guides - a time-honored battle of curated holiday aesthetics.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nancy Brophy fills her novels with romantic betrayals and murder. It’s a far cry from her quiet life in the suburbs, where she and her chef husband, Dan, are living out their golden years. But when Dan is shot dead, Nancy finds herself at the center of a murder case that could be ripped from the pages of her novels.From Wondery, this is a story about what happens when the line blurs between fiction and reality. Listen to Happily Never After: Dan & Nancy on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. You can binge episodes early and ad-free on Wondery+. Join Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts. Start your free trial by visiting Wondery.fm/HNA_DN now.  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Bethenny Frankel, queen of the Bravo-lebrities, ignited a firestorm in 2023 with her "reality reckoning" crusade. She confronted Andy Cohen and the network over their toxic work culture, rallying fellow Housewives to her cause. This episode unpacks their tumultuous relationship - through wild baby showers, tense guest spots, and conference clashes - and exposes the noxious behind-the-scenes environment of our favorite reality shows.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
What happens when two country music stars get into an internet brawl about a spouse’s anti-LGBTQ instagram video? It turns into a war for the soul of country music, complete with other superstars taking sides, Tucker Carlson weighing in, a t-shirt fight, and finally…someone leaving country music for good. In this episode, we'll unpack the country music feud that shook Nashville to its core.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
What’s the greatest celebrity notes app apology of all time? Who is Hollywood’s most divorced man? And which society is torturing the poets? Wanna know the answers, but have no time to scour the internet all day? Well, Peyton Dix and Hunter Harris have your back. These two beacons of truth and connoisseurs of mess have been bonded for over a decade, sharing the traumas of a crappy Boston dorm room and a pitiful Brooklyn dating scene. Now, these certified haters and internet carnivores are ready to cut your faves straight to the white meat.On Wondery’s newest show, Lemme Say This, you’re getting added to Hunter and Peyton’s group chat - a weekly conversation, going all-in on the pop culture news you didn’t realize you cared so much about. These best friends are chronically online so you don’t have to be. There’s nothing too niche or nosey. Listen to Lemme Say This ad-free: Wondery.fm/LemmeSayThisYou can also enjoy exclusive bonus content available only on Wondery+. Join Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
This is the rap feud you’ll be telling your grandkids about - two of the biggest names in hip hop going up against each other with diss track after diss track after diss track. West Coast versus…Canada. Pulitzer Prize vs…Degrassi. Double, triple, and quintuple entendres. So many different things to rhyme with “Big 3”. Whether you’re deep into this beef online or you’re looking for an explainer, we’ve got you in this episode. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Rebounding has never looked wilder than Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson in 2018! Just weeks after splitting from their exes, they flaunted their new engagement online. But their whirlwind romance crumbled just as quickly, leading their obsessive fan bases to clash over the messy aftermath. In this episode, we'll dive into their over-the-top love story of excessive couple tattoos and impulsive pet adoptions, and the brutal public scrutiny celebrities face when they openly discuss former flames.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Leaked DMs, a sting operation worthy of Agatha Christie, and two WAGs (wives and girlfriends of footballers): the recipe for a bloody good scandal. Coleen Rooney played online sleuth to nab the culprit behind leaking her private Instagram stories to the press. Her shocking reveal targeted another footballer's wife, Rebekah Vardy, causing a social media meltdown and a libel suit. This tale of warring WAGs redefines what it means to spill the tea. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Worldly wanderer vs. king of comfort food. Effortless cool vs. flame shirts. Dive into the sizzling rivalry between Anthony Bourdain and Guy Fieri as we explore what fueled their fiery feud and led to their legendary roast showdown in New York. This episode unpacks the taste face-off of two culinary giants who just couldn't bury the hatchet—or the kitchen knife.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Kylie Jenner and Jordyn Woods were each other's ride-or-die, navigating the challenges of growing up in the shadow of the Kardashian empire. But when Jordyn was caught kissing Khloe Kardashian's fiance, Tristan Thompson, their friendship came to a screeching halt. The scandal ignited a vicious feud, with the Kardashians closing ranks to protect their own and publicly dragging Jordyn's name through the mud. In this episode, we'll explore how the Kardashians weaponized their fame against Jordyn, and how she fought to save both her reputation and her friendship with Kylie.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
In the early years of Grey's Anatomy, a bitter feud erupted behind the scenes between star Katherine Heigl and showrunner Shonda Rhimes. Their clash of egos and artistic differences would eventually explode into the public eye, derailing careers and rocking one of America's most beloved TV dramas. In this episode, we'll explore the juicy details of this infamous Hollywood rivalry and examine how the industry and culture of the late 2000's turned a behind-the-scenes spat into a highly public PR nightmare.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Rosie O'Donnell's explosive stint on The View is the stuff of daytime TV legend. From her fiery on-screen feuds with co-hosts to the rumored off-camera clashes, Rosie's time on the show was short but unforgettable. We'll unravel the truth behind one of the most controversial and contentious chapters in The View's history, exploring the bitter rivalries and power struggles that defined Rosie's tenure. As we dive into the juicy details of this epic daytime drama, we'll ask: was Rosie the hero or the villain of her own story, and who really came out on top in the battle for control of The View?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
In the last episode, we discussed how Harry and Meghan's dramatic step back from the royal family sent shock waves across the monarchy. But the battle between brothers is far from over. In the final part of this 2-part series, we'll take a look at all the ways Harry and William battled to get the media to display their side of the story. As the royal family faces a new challenge with the Princess's diagnosis, will the brothers find common ground or will their rift deepen in the face of palace controversies?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Prince William and Prince Harry have been fighting behind closed palace doors for several years, but only recently has their princely feud turned into public knowledge, Netflix specials, and tabloid deep dives. So what really went on over the course of their lives to lead them to such an embittered rivalry? In part 1 of this 2-part episode, we'll take a look at the princes' upbringings, the presence of Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, and all of the messy ways the royal family has attempted to control their strict public image.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's relationship has always been surrounded by drama - from their rumored start during Brad and Jennifer Aniston's marriage to a multi-year complicated divorce and custody battle, this couple has been through quite literally everything. They managed to maintain a civil facade until their bitter dispute over a French winery spilled into the headlines, exposing the depth of their ongoing feud and launching their once-private struggle into the spotlight. In this episode, we'll explore how Brad and Angelina have spun their stories in the press throughout their messy divorce and the subsequent battle to sway public perception. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
The 2015 VMAs sparked a feud for the ages when Nicki Minaj coined an instantly iconic phrase for Miley Cyrus on stage: "Miley, what's good?" Miley's defensive response about manipulated interviews opened the floodgates, sending us all the way back to the wild west of early 2010s pop culture. In this episode, we'll unravel Nicki and Miley's thorny history leading up to that heated confrontation - from subtweets and shady interviews to photoshopped avatars and a bizarre reference to "purdue chicken."See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
When High School Musical: The Musical: The Series premiered in 2019, it gave fans new adorable teen leads to “ship”: Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett. But when Olivia released the break up song “Driver’s License,” and referenced a “blonde girl,” fans would go on a witch hunt for the homewrecker, allegedly fellow Disney star Sabrina Carpenter. What followed was a series of diss tracks, denials, media sightings, and fan pandemonium. But did Gen Z’s biggest pop culture love triangle even happen in real life, or was it all just fan bait? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
When The Hills first hit MTV in 2006, Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag were inseparable – blonde fashionistas chasing LA dreams together. But in season 2, Heidi’s new boyfriend, Spencer Pratt, enters the scene, creating major tension between the two besties. The show's drama spiraled around this friendship rift, pulling viewers in with shouting bar fights, sex tape rumors, and iconic one-liners. But what fueled such a bitter betrayal, tearing their friendship apart? And how was the show itself manipulated to create such a volatile onscreen rivalry?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
In the '80s, Stallone and Schwarzenegger duked it out for the title of action king with a mix of box office showdowns, role-snatching escapades, and epic shade-throwing contests. Their rivalry was more than just muscle-flexing; it was a chess game in which Arnold once duped Stallone into starring in a film flop. After years of psychological warfare, how did these two go from fierce rivals to the ultimate action hero bros?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Shaq and Kobe, LA Lakers legends, ruled the courts with three NBA championships in a row. But off-court? A different story. Imagine a behind-the-scenes drama filled with ego clashes and rivalry. These two weren't just teammates; they were titans at war, complete with mid-practice brawls and public call-outs. What fueled this intense feud? Was it a genuine clash or a show for the cameras? And most importantly, how did they find common ground before Kobe's tragic death?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Sinndora Silver

Maren Morris is trash and her music is worse. "try that in a small town"!

Jun 12th
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Karen Wiltshire

I think you've missed the additional layer of this story; the reason Coleen Rooney was particularly pissed off that the stories were leaked to the Sun was due to the stories they ran after the Hillsborough disaster, where they accused injured football supporters of stealing from the dead, crushed bodies.

May 27th
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Shannon Compton

I hate it though when people think that they have a platform and a responsibility to use it. It starts out well meaning enough, but so often becomes self important and becomes as hateful as the people on the other side of the line.

Apr 22nd
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Miss O

Fact checking would do this podcast some good. I love this podcast but they seem to take unverified accounts as proof of facts.

Nov 6th
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cmg91101

not EVERY questionable thing a man does is "toxic masculinity"

Jul 17th
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GNation

Nope - too woke. Comments about toxic masculinity, Christianity, and disgusted with just about everyone.

Jun 29th
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