It’s going to take more than some nasty words on social media for Nicki Minaj to stop living her best life. Nicki looked totally unfazed by her Twitter beef with ex-BF Safaree as she stepped out Tuesday night in NYC. She…
So when some troll on Twitter had the audacity to try to body-shame her, it’s no surprise to see her hit back.
Take a look at how she clapped back!
Some absolute troll took to Twitter to admonish Kail and her bff, Bone Estrada, to “dress more appropriately” for their “bodies.”
The line about how they dress would have been bad enough on its own — too many people feel entitled to tell women how to dress.
Adding “for their bodies” adds a layer of body-shaming, which is equally inexcusable.
The implication behind this gross sentiment is that people have to look a certain way in order to wear certain clothing.
Clearly, the dweeb who wrote this (now deleted) tweet felt that Kail doesn’t have the “right body type” to wear what she wears.
Kail saw it, quoted the tweet, and replied.
“We didn’t ask you,” Kailyn tweeted.
She’s right — neither she nor Bone asked. But that didn’t stop this rando from projectile vomiting their terrible opinion onto social media.
“We,” Kailyn affirmed. “Will wear what we want.”
Good for them!
Unfortunately, our society has an embarrassment of body-shaming.
As a plus size woman who is also a public figure, Kailyn bears the brunt of a lot of this.
For a variety of cultural reasons, a lot of people feel that they have a right or even a duty to tell women how to dress or how to appear.
The sheer audacity of someone on a street telling another woman what to do with her face — usually to smile — is just the tip of the iceberg.
On social media, these people rely upon relative anonymity and upon being part of a chorus of voices and say things that are even worse.
Sometimes, these unwelcome statements and pieces of unsolicited advice are poorly disguised as sagely wisdom, for the receiver’s benefit.
This is called concern-trolling, and it is never cute.
The person whose now-deleted tweet told Kail and her friend to dress differently for their bodies wasn’t yelling abuse at them, and may have thought that they were doing the women a favor.
But women do not exist simply to be pleasant for someone to look at.
And, for the record, Kailyn looks just fine in whatever she wears — but that’s beside the point. Even if Kail looked like a gorgon, she could still wear whatever she likes.
We’re not saying that we always agree with Kailyn Lowry.
Her decision to reunite with Chris Lopez made a number of Teen Mom 2 fans uneasy, even though it was for Lux’s first birthday party.
Like so many people (like too many people, really), Kail has been unlucky in love — many times. Every time, really.
Despite that, she manages to be a total champ at coparenting, even though her relationships with a couple of exes are deeply complicated.
Good for Kail for standing up for herself and countless other women when she could have just ignored the trolling.
Over the years, we’ve seen plenty of fights on Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Like, remember the time that Kendall and Kylie fought over a dress and then Kendall told one of Kylie’s dogs “I’m sorry your mom is such a c–t”?
Or the time that Kourtney and Khloe were bickering and Kourtney dropped the epic line “F-ck you, you f-cking pregnant whore“?
Or, to take it way back, remember when Kim bought her very first Bentley and her siblings made fun of her for being so braggy about it, so she attacked Khloe with her purse?
There’s been quite a few classic feuds in this family, and what happened on last night’s Keeping Up with the Kardashians premiere is definitely going to end up on the list.
In the episode, Kim was seen doing the planning for the family’s Christmas card photo shoot, and at one point she complained that she had to reschedule the shoot “so that we can all accomodate Miss Queen Kourtney.”
But Kylie, who was very pregnant at the time, couldn’t make it, and Kendall was busy, and Rob didn’t want to be seen, as usual.
“It’s just like craziness,” Kim explained. “So I thought, ‘Why not show the craziness of our family?'”
She decided that they’d all do individual pictures to share throughout the month, and that’s what ended up happening — the edited together the final version with most of the family.
And although Kylie and Rob didn’t do photos for the Christmas card at all, Kim went after Kourtney.
“No one wants you in the f-cking shoot,” she told her. “I’m planning it. I’m planning the shoot, so we don’t want you in the shoot.”
Kourtney replied that she’d already said she’d do the shoot, but Kim still wasn’t having it.
“Maybe if you had a f-cking business that you were passionate about then you would know what it takes to run a f-cking business but you don’t, so don’t even act like you know what I’m talking about,” Kim said.
Kourtney didn’t stick around to hear Kim’s mouth any longer, so instead, Kim continued the chat with Khloe and Kris, telling them that Kourtney is “the least exciting to look at,” so she didn’t have to be on the Christmas card.
“She doesn’t do sh-t,” she complained. “She doesn’t know what it’s like to actually have f-cking work to do.”
And then, because that wasn’t enough drama already, Kourtney called Khloe while she was still with Kim, and Khloe put her on speakerphone.
“I’m not here to f-cking be mistreated by my f-cking bitch family,” Kourtney said through tears. “Kim saying that I’m the least interesting to look at … who even speaks like that?”
Kim didn’t answer that question, but she did tell her big sister “You do whatever the f-ck you want to do and you don’t do sh-t. So be accommodating to the people that actually do sh-t.”
And Kourtney delivered a line that will surely go down as one of the best in KUWTK history:
“You’re a very distraught, evil human being … I don’t agree with who you are as a human being.”
Later, Kim tried to make things right between them by inviting her to her baby shower for precious little Chicago, but Kourtney turned down her invitation.
After that, Kim said that she’d “really hoped Kourtney was gonna get over herself and just show up, but she didn’t. So I don’t think she’s big on family ‘cause if she was, she would be at my shower.”
So it’s clear that the feud is not over yet.
We’re sure to see more sister fighting this season, but as a special treat, we saw quite a bit of it last night on Twitter as the episode aired!
Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe all tweeted during the show, and when her big fight with Kim started, Kourtney wrote “Watching this fight actually gives me chills.”
“It’s not normal to have to relive this stuff,” she added.
Then she tweeted “We all have our own priorities. Mine is being a mother.”
And Kim did not appreciate that one bit.
“And mine is not?” she asked. “The shoot was with our kids!!!!! My #1 priority is being a mother as well and I can work too, so can you!”
Kourtney told her that she does work, “But i wasn’t wanting MORE work, i already felt spread thin. Being a good mother also has different meaning to each of us.”
“You’re an amazing mother,” she added, “I’m not taking that away from you.”
But then Khloe jumped into her own argument with Kourtney … or Kourtney dragged her in, rather.
Someone asked Khloe whose side she was on in the Christmas card feud, and she claimed that she “just wanted peace,” to which Kourtney tweeted “Khloe let’s be honest here.”
“What the f-ck does that mean??” Khloe asked. “I didn’t want peace??”
After stewing for a moment, she asked Kourtney if she was “for real,” and she also asked “Do we want to get into why all of us were frustrated with you? You want to do this on twitter?”
“Please explain when I ever jumped in on that situation. I’m the one who f-cking called you to make sure you were good.”
A little later, when Kourtney hadn’t responded, Khloe tweeted her again and asked “Are you watching the same episode I am??? Do you think I was picking on you?”
“I was genuinely concerned about your happiness. Stop looping me into your drama with Kim! Don’t ever tweet me that sh-t again!”
At one point during that absolute mess of an episode, Kourtney tweeted that she and her sisters are “ride or die,” but “I don’t accept the way we criticize and judge each other anymore. My personal growth doesn’t allow it.”
Kim agreed, writing “Don’t ever get it twisted, me, Kourtney and Khloe are GOOD! ALWAYS!!!! Never question that!”
But then Khloe said that “I was going to ask kourt to workout with me tomorrow but she may throw a dumbbell at my head lol,” so while they obviously still love each other, the fighting may still be happening.
Or, since pretty much all of these tweets ended with a “KUWTK” hashtag, there’s also a very good chance that they’re not fighting at all, they never really were, and Kris Jenner is just going hard for those ratings.
Guess we’ll just have to wait until next week to figure it all out!
Just last month, Jinger Duggar and Jeremy Vuolo welcomed their first child.
In the weeks since, the happy couple has been doting on their daughter and gushing about little Felicity every chance they get.
But that doesn’t mean they’re not making time for the truly important things, like roasting Derick Dillard’s dumb ass on social media.
A little backstory is required in order to fully understand why Jeremy’s seemingly innocent tweet from Monday night is being widely interpreted as anti-Dillard shade.
As you probably know, Derick was fired from Counting On after unapologetically sharing his bigoted views with the world on Twitter.
And it’s not just his former bosses who have taken issue with D-Dill’s big mouth.
There have been rumors that several members of the extended Duggar clan want nothing to do with Derick.
And reports of a feud between Vuolo and Dillard have been especially common in recent weeks.
“Jinger and I are so grateful to TLC for giving us the opportunity to share our lives with all of you!” Jeremy wrote on Twitter before Monday’s Counting On season premiere.
“Tune in this Monday night — July 30th, 9/8C — for the new season of #CountingOn.”
Sounds innocent enough, but it’s not hard to see why many Duggar-watchers took the remark as an extremely subtle jab at Derick.
“Some Dillard shade,” wrote one fan.
Another echoed the sentiment with a reluctant shoutout to Jeremy:
“He’s good at throwing shade in a fundie acceptable way,” the viewer commented.
“I don’t like him, but damn if it ain’t entertaining.”
Dillard has made his distaste for his former home network abundantly clear in the months since he was unceremoniously kicked to the curb.
He was fired for attacking fellow TLC star Jazz Jennings, and he’s since accused network execs of espousing values that run counter to everything the Duggars stand for.
In that context, it’s a bit easier to see how Jeremy’s public praise for the same folks who gave Derick the ax could as smack talk.
Of course, the big question now is — will Derick respond?
We sure hope so.
We could really go for a heated Duggar feud.
Selma Blair says James Gunn is a good man who told a few stupid jokes a decade ago, and his haters are looking at him though a 2018 lens which just ain’t right. We got Selma at LAX Thursday afternoon and she explained why she quit Twitter over…
Rudy Giuliani has a lot on his mind these days.
After all, he’s working for a guy whose employees keep getting fired and/or going to jail.
At this point, America’s Mayor is probably feeling like he has about the same job security as a defense against the dark arts teacher.
Paul Manafort is in jail; Michael Cohen has officially jumped ship; and at this very moment, Don Jr. is probably considering starting over in Moscow and dropping Kimberly Guilfoyle from some young Ruskie state propaganda mouthpiece.
That leaves old Rudy to swoop in and save the day, not unlike that time he came off the bench sacked the QB in his final game at Notre Dame.
We should probably fact-check that one, but who has the time?
Anyway, it looks like the pressure is starting to get to Rude Boy, who got mercilessly dragged over the weekend after experiencing his own “covfefe” moment on Twitter.
As you can see, Rudy tweeted simply the word “you.”
Now, as far as we can tell this isn’t some sort of profound statement about the importance of the ego in 21st century America.
In all likelihood, Rudy simply hit “send” when he didn’t mean to.
We like to think he was about to launch into a Seinfeld-ian “you ever notice”-type rant about the plastic things on the end of shoelaces.
But that might just be an association we’re making because like the show, Giuliani should have stayed in 1990s New York.
This being 2018, Rudy was roasted within an inch of his life for his Twitter ineptitude.
Now, many of Ru-Giu’s defenders have pointed out that this is the sort of mistake that could happen to anyone.
And they’re absolutely right.
It’s easy to mess up on social media.
People tweet out the wrong thing all the time … just ask Anthony Weiner.
Which is a very good argument for politicians staying off of social media or at least being much more careful about the content that they post.
Sure, it’s not like Rudy threatened the president of Iran or anything, but it’s only a matter of time before someone in the Trump administration sparks an international incident, and it’s gonna be so embarrassing when future generations find out World War III started over an emoji.
Every photo of JoJo Siwa contains the sort of forced exuberance that you expect to see from an adult actor on a TV show aimed at preschoolers.
In the mean time, everything about Danielle Bregoli seems to be the culmination of every parent’s nightmare. She’s an amalgam of personality problems and it’s making her rich.
It’s not a surprise that these two are feuding. It’s just a surprise that it’s taken this long.
This feud between 15-year-old girls began when a grown adult woman decided to take to social media to post a lengthy rant about why one was better than the other.
“I’ve seen people make fun of this girl many times because ‘she’s acting too young,'” writes a woman named Nicole.
“I don’t know too much about her,” the woman writes of JoJo. “But all three of my girls love her.”
She’s 15 years old and a face of Nickelodeon,” the post continues. “She also is a spokesperson for Michael’s Arts and Crafts store.”
“There are GROWN WOMEN on some of her posts who are trashing her because of the way that she acts.”
After decrying this, this grown woman then goes on to trash a different 15-year-old girl for the way that she acts.
Nicole whines about Danielle Bregoli, who “has publicly disrespected her mother, danced half-naked on the internet, dressed like she’s grown, etc.”
Many would point out that all of those activities are very age-appropriate for a high schooler.
“I would much rather have girls love JoJo,” she writes. “Than ‘Bhad Bhabie.'”
The woman then writes a line that has only ever been used by bad people: “And people wonder why the kids these days act the way they do.”
“People like JoJo are made fun of for being young while people like ‘catch me outside’ girl makes [sic] millions being a delinquent.”
In and of itself, that sounds like a woman who is trying to defend a teen girl against unwarranted trolling (while also making some mostly fair criticisms of another teen girl).
JoJo Siwa — or whoever runs her social media accounts — boosted this post, adding her own words:
“This post means so much to me,” the JoJo Siwa tweet reads.
“Thank you Nicole for writing this! I love being a positive role model,” she writes. “And I want everyone to know it’s ok to be a kid and to not worry about growing up so fast!”
The tweet concludes: “To everyone who supports me, I LOVE YOU!”
Would you care to guess who didn’t particularly care for … any of this?
Danielle Bregoli herself quoted JoJo’s tweet, adding a few choice words of her own.
“Suck my dick,” Danielle tweeted. That’s a fair and, frankly, age-appropriate response to seeing another girl your age boost a post dedicated to bashing you.
JoJo hadn’t said anything directly bad about Danielle at that point — she’d just promoted a post that did.
After Danielle’s tweet, that changed.
“Exactly my point,” JoJo writes while quoting Danielle’s tweet.
We’ve definitely been hard on Danielle in the past, because, well, she did very much become famous because of her delinquent behavior.
But she’s turned unfortunate circumstances into a success story — and she’s still a literal child. That’s impressive.
Danielle Bregoli is breaking records with her music, and was nominated for 2018 Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Female Artist earlier this year.
JoJo is also a success story, absolutely, but while it is never appropriate to harass her with comments about her appearance, we should be honest.
Danielle’s behavior — awful and occassionally criminal though it may be — is wildly more age-appropriate than JoJo’s.
JoJo’s look is clearly designed to appeal to a certain demographic — young children and their easily scandalized parents.
Danielle is appealing to people within her own age range, and it’s working. Part of that is because Danielle reads like an authentic teenager and not as a cartoonish caricature.
We’re sure that JoJo will one day be able to shed this look and live as herself. For now, she’s a minor and she’s making money by catering to kids. Whatever makes her happy.
But she should know that one can accept a compliment without agreeing with insults aimed at someone else.
When the Teen Mom franchise first premiered on MTV, it focused on the relatable struggles of far-flung, mostly small-town young women as they faced the challenges of new motherhood.
These days, the show has taken on a very different tone, due in large part to how famous its stars have become.
Gone are the days when the OG moms and their successors struggled with finances and career frustrations.
As the ladies of Teen Mom became wealthy and well-known their financial and family issues gave way to a different sort of conflict as the stars began to publicly lock horns with another.
Briana DeJesus and Ashley Jones are the latest moms to clash on social media, and it's looking like we may be in for the franchise's most epic feud to date.
Here's what we know so far about this epic clash of the titans …
1. Innocent Beginnings
2. Cryptic Words
3. Ashley Sounds Off
4. Kail Gets Involved
5. Talking Trash
6. Making Herself Clear
While Instagram is still happily showing Ariel Winter getting her butt grabbed, the Modern Family star has taken a step back from Twitter.
She is, at least, explaining her absence, but it’s not good news.
Ariel has been driven off of the social media platform because she is absolutely exhausted by the constant harassment. And she might drop Instagram next.
In a statement to Entertainment Tonight, Ariel Winter’s rep explains why the Modern Family star has suddenly vanished from Twitter.
“Ariel has taken a break from Twitter,” the statement explains. “And engaging with commenters on her other platforms.”
You can engage with fans on just about any platform, but Twitter sometimes feels like nothing but that — and it can wear you out.
Ariel is stepping back “because of the constant negativity she experiences,” the statement says.
People on the internet can be cruel — especially if you are famous and especially if you are a woman.
“She needs a moment to breathe and enjoy herself,” the statement continues.
Of course. Everyone, no matter how famous, deserves that.
And the statement makes clear that Ariel wants to be able to live her life “without judgement.”
Good for her.
Ariel did not only speak up through her rep.
In her Instagram story, Ariel warned fans that she is “in the process of deleting all social media.”
Fortunately, her Instagram remains up — for now.
Back in 2016, Ariel was singing a different tune when she spoke to Entertainment Tonight about her use of social media.
“I don’t really think I’m telling myself, ‘You should post this, you shouldn’t post that,’ I feel like I’m just having fun,” Ariel said at the time.
She explained why she offered so many glimpses into her life, saying: “I like my fans to see what I’m doing.”
“I’m not going to fight with someone on my Instagram that tells me they don’t like my outfit or I should put my butt away,” Ariel said.
That’s good. It’s her body and, within Instagram’s rules of use (which totally allow butts), she can share whatever photos of it she likes.
“I’m sorry you think I should put my butt away,” Ariel said in 2016. “But just unfollow me.”
That is good advice. Unfortunately, not advice that many people take.
Instead, there are certain trolls who thrive off of eliciting a reaction — especially a negative one — from famous women on the internet.
These trolls are drawn to beautiful women, but for some reason seem determined to shame these women for showing (or even having) the bodies that these trolls often admire.
Of course, these trolls may also tell beautiful women that they’re ugly, or say anything else to hurt that person’s self esteem.
It doesn’t make sense, but vicious cruelty on the internet doesn’t have to be logical to drive people from the internet.
Look at how Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran was driven from Instagram by harassment. And now, Ariel Winter’s been driven away from Twitter.
We imagine that what’s changed for Ariel Winter since 2016 is that trolls are more emboldened than ever before. It’s also that she probably got tired of the hate.
What seems like a bracing difference of opinion at one point can get really old two years later.
Additionally, Ariel is happily in a relationship with Levi Meaden. A lot of hateful comments have been directed at their romance, at him, and his career.
It can be a lot harder to weather comments about someone you love than it is to see hate directed at you.
We hope that this well-deserved rest does Ariel a lot of good. We’ll certainly miss her tweets.
After Jimmy Fallon tried to walk back some of his 2016 friendliness towards Donald Trump, the POTUS let him have it on Twitter.
Specifically, Trump demanded that Jimmy Fallon "man up" and not apologize for humanizing Trump during a critical election year.
Fallon responded by donating to a group working to help immigrants. He also went after Trump in a monologue. Watch!
So, Jimmy Fallon expressed regrets for that shameful incident in which he had Donald Trump on as a guest during the 2016 election.
At the time, Fallon ruffled Trump's hair as if Trump were just some eccentric reality star and not a clear and present danger to American ideals and freedoms.
Trump saw Fallon's regrets and, as he is want to do, flipped out on Twitter. So Jimmy Fallon responded in his monologue.
"Before we begin," Fallon tells his audience. "I just wanna give a shout out to our show’s number one fan — the President of the United States!"
Picking up on his intention, the audience applauds — something that you're not likely to hear Trump elicit outside of one of his infamous rallies.
Jimmy sets the stage.
"As you may have heard last night," Fallon says, explaining the premise. "The President of the United States went after me on Twitter."
"So Melania, if you're watching, I don't think your anti-bullying campaign is working."
Melania's proposed bullying campaign has been a source of many jokes, even before she shared that it was called "Be Best."
It seems that Melania doesn't really care.
"When I saw that Trump insulted me on Twitter," Fallon explains. "I was gonna tweet back immediately, but I thought, 'I have more important things to do.'"
That line, of course, is just a set-up for his punchline.
"Then I thought, 'Wait, shouldn't he have more important things to do?!'" Fallon exclaims. "He's the president! What are you doing? Why are you tweeting at me?"
Many have lamented that Trump spends so much time on Twitter. But that pales beside his record-breaking time spent golfing.
"Crazy," Fallon says. "The President went after me on Twitter. It's pretty much the only thing I have in common with NFL players."
Trump has, of course, been famously critical of football players who kneel in protest of rampant anti-black violence.
"In response," Fallon says, reiterating what he had already tweeted. "I made a donation in Trump's name to the Refugee And Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services."
RAICES is an organization that many see as the perfect counter to Trump's preference of placing refugees, asylum seekers, and others who cross the border in internment camps.
"Or RAICES," Fallon says, leading up to his next joke. "When Trump heard that, he was like: 'I love RAICES, they're my favorite peanutbutter cup.'"
Fallon then proceeds to deliver some mild burns to Trump.
"A new poll found that 58 percent of Americans think President Trump is intelligent," Fallon cites.
Sorry if that statistic crushes the final vestiges of anyone's lingering faith in humanity or the American public.
Fallon jokes: "In response, Trump was like, 'Ok, what did the other 58 percent say?'"
Fallon then moves on to poking fun at Trump's lack of geopolitical savvy.
"And today at the White House, Trump met with the King and Queen of Jordan," Fallon says. "Which got awkward when Trump thanked the King of Jordan for giving us Michael."
That line refers to Michael Jordan, a famous baseball player.
Fallon then went on to make quips about Sarah Huckabee Sanders getting asked to leave a restaurant and then about Trump's angry Twitter response that better resembled a Yelp review.
Is Jimmy Fallon especially funny? Not in this monologue.
(You can enjoy the monologue because of its politics without finding it to be a laugh riot)
Should he be forgiven for his hair-ruffling humanization of Donald Trump during such a critical election year? Probably not, but history will be the judge.
But it is definitely not appropriate for the President of the United States to use his position to attack comedians. Or restaurants. Or political rivals. Or, you know, people with brown skin.
Considering that Trump locked up a couple thousand kids in cages and called for Samantha Bee to be fired, his attack on Fallon was relatively mild.
Good for Fallon for using the opportunity to donate to a good cause, though. He deserves credit for that.