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Here’s Another Reason Miley Cyrus Probably Deserved That Perfect Nicki Minaj Diss

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As soon as we thought it was safe to embrace Miley Cyrus again — her pipes are so strong, and we love those inclusive Happy Hippie videos — she went and reignited the Nicki Minaj-Taylor Swift feud with an interview that went in on Minaj. If you were watching the VMAs last night, then you saw that Nicki’s response was fast and furious — “What’s good, Miley?” is destined to become a cultural catchphrase. Assuming it was genuine and not scripted, was this public ire deserved?
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2015 VMAs: “Kanye For President” Derails a Series of Calculated Tweetable Moments

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When it comes to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, it must be asked: did we somehow forget about Kanye West? Since the nominations, the announcement of Miley Cyrus as host, and the subsequent beef surrounding both of those things, the hype around this year’s VMAs (August 30) had been surprisingly bereft of Kanye. What Would Miley Do? had basically become the refrain, and in the end the answer was (delightfully): Miley.
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The Flavorwire Podcast: Viva La Tomlinaissance!

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The Flavorwire podcast returns after an unscheduled break due to your host being, um, well, unable to speak. Respiratory infections are the worst! But we’re back, and we’re discussing Taylor Swift’s parade of prominent female BFFs, the highest paid actors in Hollywood and on TV, and why we hope everyone is enjoying the Tomlinaissance as much as we are. Click through to listen, download and/or subscribe!
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Watch: Beck and St. Vincent Perform “Dreams” with Taylor Swift

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During her concert in Los Angeles on Monday, Taylor Swift surprised audiences with guest appearances by Ellen DeGeneres and Alanis Morissette; last night’s inclusion of more surprise guests was thus a little less of a surprise — though the guests themselves were, perhaps, more surprising. Beck and St. Vincent joined Swift onstage at the Staples Center to sing Beck’s “Dreams.” 
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Zayn Malik and Calvin Harris Offer Up a Feast of Twitter Beef Re: Taylor Swift’s Streaming Ideals

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Ah, beef. These days, the preparation method of choice is for it to cook and cook until it appears ready to be voraciously consumed on Twitter. Taylor Swift alone has built up — sometimes as her own doing, sometimes, as in today’s case, passively, sometimes pettily, sometimes progressively — quite an impressive menu of different beefs over the last few months.
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