What prompted the clapback? President Trump went on a Twitter tirade after watching a town hall about criminal justice featuring Teigen’s husband, John Legend, on MSNBC and began tweeting at around 11 p.m.
“I got it [criminal justice reform] done with a group of Senators & others who would never have gone for it,” Trump tweeted, adding, “[P]eople that had virtually nothing to do with it are taking the praise. Guys like boring musician @johnlegend, and his filthy mouthed wife, are talking now about how great it is – but I didn’t see them around when we needed help getting it passed.”
Filthy mouthed?! Don’t worry, Chrissy clapped back by posting a photo of herself minding her own business and preparing a sign for her daughter’s first day of school. She tweeted: “Luna, remember the night before your first day of school? When mommy was making your sign and the p—- ass b—- president had his 9th meltdown of the day.”
She followed it up by joking, “No guys no please do not make this trend, for it is my fight with #PresidentP—-AssB—-, not yours!!!!!!”
What prompted the clapback? An Instagram user who commented, “U do know that your baby isn’t an accessory right?”
The dig was made on one of the several photos Kardashian had posted of her beach trip with her daughter True.
“Would you like a parent NOT to create memories and traditions with their child? Would you like someone else to watch my child and me to do these things on my own?” Kardashian replied.
“I am her mother and we will celebrate life together everyday,” Kardashian continued. “True and I are creating magical memories TOGETHER FOREVER.”
What prompted the clapback? An Instagram comment that read: “You look beautiful but you should grow your hair long again. Girls with round faces should not have short hair like that. It makes your face look huge. Been there….believe me….LONG HAIR👍”
Teigen shared a behind-the-scenes pic from her visit to Bravo studios in September 2018, which received the comment above. Never one to miss a beat, Teigen replied directly to the user:
“honestly wow thank you because when I wake up each morning I wonder what @bcnjw would do and then I try to make her happy so this was a mistake on my part.”
One week earlier, Teigen also shut down another Internet Troll after the Emmys when the Twitter user asked if she was pregnant at the award show.
“I’m asking this with the utmost respectful, but is @chrissyteigen pregnant again?” the fan wrote in response to a photo of Teigen at the event, four months after welcoming the couple’s second child, son Miles Theodore.
“I just had a baby but thank you for being soooo respectful,” the mother of two replied.
Chrissy Teigen (Yep, Again)
What prompted the clapback? A Twitter spat between the Cravings author and Piers Morgan
In an impressive back-and-forth, Teigen repeatedly called the British journalist racist after Morgan tweeted out an article comparing Muhammad Ali to Donald Trump. “Maybe I should take up a proper job, like modeling?” wrote Morgan after Teigen’s husband John Legend jumped in, asking the newscaster to retire. Teigen’s response? “It keeps me nice and not-racist so sure, give it a go.”
What prompted the clapback? Nasty comments on social media about her performance of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl
The singer powered her way through a terrible flu at the 2018 Super Bowl in order to sing the National Anthem, but while most people were impressed by Pink’s resilience, one Twitter troll decided to tell her that she “sucks.”
“Yeah but at least I suck while singing our countries national anthem, and you just suck by yourself on a dirty couch. #winning,” Pink fired back on social media, before following up with a thank you to all of the people who sent her messages of love about her performance. (That’s what we call a mic drop.)
What prompted the clapback? Speculation that the rapper was pregnant
The always outspoken rapper shut down pregnancy rumors on Instagram in the greatest, most hysterical way possible. After a commenter asked if “there’s a Kylie Jenner secret we need to know about,” Cardi B set the record straight.
“No, b— I’m just getting fat. Let me fat in peace,” Cardi responded, earning a slow clap of admiration from social media users everywhere.
Kim Kardashian West
What prompted the clapback? Lamar Odom’s dig at Khloé Kardashian
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star clapped back at ex-brother-in-law Lamar Odom in January 2018, a day after a sneak peek of his appearance on BET’s Mancave was released. The athlete discussed his failed marriage to Khloé, citing the moment he realized their relationship was officially “over.”
“I understand when it’s over, it’s over,” Odom shared about their relationship, and added with a smile: “When she was with her second or third NBA ball player, I could see that.”
In a fiery tweet, big sister Kim stood up for Khloé when she responded to a Twitter user who posted, “Burn!” about the quote. Kim tweeted,”Or second or third brothel,” referencing Odom being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel in 2015.
What prompted the clapback? Twitter users began critiquing the pregnant reality star’s workouts
After confirming her pregnancy, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star shared details of how she was prepping for baby on her Snapchat account — including an inside look at her exercise routine. The move to do so led to an influx of tweets shaming Kardashian for her workout regimen.
“For the ones who think they are physicians all of a sudden,” wrote Kardashian, posting a link to a fitpregnancy.com article about the benefits of exercising while expecting. “MY doctor and I communicate and my workouts are cleared and highly recommended,” she added. “Thanks kiddos! Don’t make me stop sharing s—.”
What prompted the clapback? Someone tried to sell fans photographs that showed the singer naked
After becoming aware that the photographs were being offered for sale, the singer posted one of the images on Twitter. “Someone is apparently trying to sell naked photos of me to my fans. Save your money, here it is for free. Everyday is Christmas!” she wrote, explaining the bold move. While a serious matter, the tweet was also a reference to her new album Everyday Is Christmas.
What prompted the clapback? A right wing activist criticized women in hijabs following a terror attack
Laura Loomer, a right wing political activist and reporter, tweeted a photo of two women walking the streets of N.Y.C. on Greenwich Street, a few blocks from where the violent October 2017 terror attack happened, criticizing them for wearing their hijabs. “Muslims are out in full force at the scene of the NYC #ISIS attack today rubbing it in everyone’s face. Aimlessly walking around in hijabs,” Loomer tweeted. She continued, saying, “You’d think they’d have the decency to not walk around in hijabs @ cross street of the attack. But they don’t. I bet they’re loving this.”
It didn’t take long for Loomer to start receiving backlash for her comments, including a very blunt statement from Hadid. “Laura, I hate to give you the attention, but I need to tell you- You’re a f**king moron,” the model tweeted at Loomer.
What prompted the clapback? A Twitter user called her fat
The “Piece by Piece” singer clapped back at someone who tweeted “You’re fat” at her. Clarkson, who has made it clear she doesn’t care what people think about her weight, tweeted an amazing response, writing simply, “…and still f—ing awesome.”
What prompted the clapback? TV host Wendy Williams criticizing people who breastfeed in public
During a memorable appearance on The Wendy Williams Show, Milano discussed breastfeeding in public — an issue the talk show host and the actress clashed over, with Williams telling her guest that “breastfeeding is only a particular amount of time. The rest of your life, your breasts are sexual things.” Milano, who regularly posts snapshots of herself breastfeeding her daughter on Instagram, responded: “Biologically they’re not made for sexual things, that’s what we’ve done to them.”
What prompted the clapback? A magazine claimed that Vergara and husband Joe Manganiello’s marriage was ending.
The Modern Family actress took to social media to post a screenshot of the magazine cover in question, accompanying it with a scathing caption. “The editor of this magazine is an idiot,” Vergara wrote on Instagram with a laughing emoji. “If he is going to have my ring removed to created a ‘fake’ ‘news’ he should have made sure that he removed from social media all the other pictures of that award night in Rome where Im wearing it. By the way…thats my friend the producer of the movie Bent that I was shooting in Rome and who came to spend Easter at my home the week later.”
What prompted the clapback? A Twitter user called the makeup mogul a “14 year old prostitute”
After Jenner posted a series of sultry pics on her Twitter account, a user commented on said snapshots, calling the Life of Kylie star a “14 year old prostitute.” Jenner was quick to deliver a memorable response, tweeting back: “Idk, i feel like i look like a 19 year old prostitute.”
What prompted the clapback? People commenting on her relationship history after she and Drake called it quits
Though she didn’t specifically call out her former flames, the singer did post a quote on Instagram that did the talking for her: “None of my exs are married or in happy relationships so it’s safe to say that I wasn’t da problem lol.”
What prompted the clapback? Diplo body-shamed the singer’s BFF, Taylor Swift, on Twitter
It all started in November 2014 when Diplo threw shade at Swift by snarkily offering to find a cosmetic enhancement for her backside. “Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty,” he tweeted, instantly incurring the wrath of a million Swifties. Diplo took his aggression one step further by sharing a link to a Fundly page aiming to raise $3,500 for Swift. One star who rushed to Swift’s defense? Lorde, who shut the deejay down with a tweet of her own: “should we do something about your tiny penis while we’re at it hm.”
What prompted the clapback? Receiving negative comments on her Instagram
“Haters gonna hate. Yesterday I saw comments on my Instagram feed about my post that were mean, cruel, and ugly. It hurt me,” she wrote, referencing a previous picture she posted of herself soaking up the sun. So, how did she combat those negative messages? The Flower Beauty founder treated herself to a glam sesh to lift her spirits up, of course.
“You know what women do when they get hurt???? They pick themselves up! Go get a haircut. Put on some lipstick and chant ‘if you don’t have something nice to say… don’t say anything at all’ ” Barrymore posted. “Thank you @markishkreli @yumi_mori for picking a girl up and dusting her off. And more than anything, helping me feel pretty. Pretty is on the inside. But a little love on the outside never hurts.”