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10 Times Celebrities Threw Some Epic Shade



Chaka Khan, the always-popping, show stopping musical mistress of the universe, was accused of throwing shade at Beyoncé – who love love LOVES Chaka – on the Essence Women in Hollywood red carpet recently. Like the classy lady she is, Chaka cleared the air on Twitter and now all is well. Though no offense was intended, I couldn’t help but think about all the glorious intentional shade that’s been tossed around throughout the years. I’m sure that being a celebrity has its competitive aspects. Like Diddy once said on an episode of “Making the Band 4,”  there’s always someone in life trying to take your spot. These various A-listers might’ve felt threatened, or maybe their words were taken out of context. Or maybe they just wanted some attention. Who knows? All I know is that it’s entertaining. *grabs popcorn*

When she’s not watching for Blue Ivy sightings or doing some serious Facebook creeping, Khalea, a recent Howard University graduate, moonlights as a magazine intern and a freelancer in New York City. Follow her on Twitter at @letsbeKHAlear, or feel free to Twatch. Whatever works for you.