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Rod Stewart Mercilessly Shades Elton John's Tour Retirement Announcement: 'It Stinks Of Selling Tickets'

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Wednesday night's alright for fighting!

At least it is when Rod Stewart is on Watch What Happens Live and is asked to share his thoughts on Elton John's tour retirement — or, according to Stewart, "retirement."

The music legend had no problem giving his longtime rival a teasing after a caller asked what he thought of the Circle of Life singer's recent announcement.

Video: Demi Lovato Helps Cover Elton's Don't Go Breaking My Heart!

The 73-year-old told Andy Cohen the tactic "stinks of selling tickets," noting this likely wouldn't be Elton's final bow from the stage in the end.

And like a true frenemy, Stewart had already directly shaded his longtime rival about the decision. He admitted:

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CONFIRMED! Richard Pryor Had Sex With Marlon Brando! Plus MORE From Quincy Jones' Insane, Tea-Spilling Interview!

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We told you earlier about Quincy Jones' claim in a Vulture interview on Wednesday that he used to date Ivanka Trump.

But that was just the tip of the iceberg of cray stories told by the living legend music producer.

Related: Ivanka Got Roasted Over Her Black History Month Tweets

For instance, he made the outlandish claim that Richard Pryor actually had sex with Marlon Brando!

"Brando used to go cha-cha dancing with us. He could dance his ass off. He was the most charming motherfucker you ever met. He'd fuck anything. Anything! He'd fuck a mailbox. James Baldwin. Richard Pryor. Marvin Gaye."

Whoa! Crazy, right? But here's the thing — Pryor's widow confirmed the story to TMZ!

In fact, Jennifer Lee Pryor said Richard was open about his bisexuality in

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Cyndi Lauper Calls Out Madonna For Her Controversial Women's March Speech!

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A feud between Cyndi Lauper and Madonna — yet another way you can tell we're living in 1984.

As you probably are aware, the 58-year-old got a ton of heat following the Women's March on Saturday for her comments insinuating she wanted to "blow up the White House" — forcing her to apologize later, saying:

"I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it's important people hear and understand my speech in it's entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context."

Madge went on to add:

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Beyoncé Leads 2017 Grammy Nominations & Makes History — See The Full List HERE!

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Gotta honor the best!

We're just over two months away from the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, but the list of nominees is phenomenal!

On Tuesday morning, The Recording Academy announced their FULL list of nominees for the 2017 Grammy Awards and Beyoncé, Adele, Kanye West, David Bowie, and Justin Bieber earned some MAJOR love!

Video: Piers Morgan 'Throws Up' After Watching Madonna's Carpool Karaoke Teaser

Unsurprisingly, Bey leads the field with NINE nominations for Lemonade including Album of the Year and Song of the Year! The Queen's nine nods bring her career total to 62 making her the MOST-nominated female artist in Grammy history! If Jay Z's wife is able to win eight of the categories, she'll have 28 total awards and surpass country star Alison Krauss as the winningest female!

Ch-ch-check out all the nominees (below) and let us know who you think should win album of the year!

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Usher, Cyndi Lauper, Josh Groban, & More Sing 'Stop Using Our Songs' To Republicans On Last Week Tonight With John Oliver! Watch!

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This is too perfect!

Donald Trump has had a wacky habit of using any ol' song he wants on the campaign trail this year, all without permission. And musicians are getting really tired of it!

Thankfully, a few of them partnered up with John Oliver on Last Week Tonight to FINALLY do something about it!

Related: All The Celebs And Stars Are Flocking To The DNC!

On Sunday night's episode on HBO, Oliver opened up the segment explaining how politicians have pretty much co-opted pop and rock music on the campaign trail, before giving way to an amazing group of artists singing a NEW song about the problem!

Led by Usher, the funny music video included riffs from Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, Cyndi Lauper, Josh Groban, and Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons — and it delivered a VERY clear message to politicians: stop using our songs!!!

Ch-ch-check out the funny video (below):

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Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton, Kris Jenner, & More Celebs Share Their Heartbreak After The Bastille Day Attack

R.I.P.

What should have been a happy day for France turned terribly tragic.

On Thursday, people gathered in the streets of the French Riviera town of Nice to celebrate Bastille Day when a truck deliberately drove straight into the crowd, killing at least 77.

Related: Rihanna Was In Nice During The Attack & Is Safe

After hearing about the devastating attack, celebrities flocked to Instagram and Twitter to react to the horrific news.

A-listers like Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton, Kris Jenner, and more went on social media to share their heartbreak, anger, frustration, and sympathies in the wake the deadly assault.

You can see the stars' heartfelt messages (below):

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Watch Anna Kendrick & Justin Timberlake Show Their True Colors With A Beautiful Cyndi Lauper Cover LIVE At Cannes!

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By now, we're sure you've heard Justin Timberlake's AH-Mazing new single Can't Stop the Feeling off the Trolls soundtrack.

Well, obviously one song isn't enough for JT — he also performed a special duet with costar Anna Kendrick!

Related: Jessica Biel Says Son Silas Is 'A Total Ham' Just Like Justin!

Kendrick is totes adorable grooving to JT's beats in the Can't Stop the Feeling music video, but this time around the Pitch Perfect star showed up and showed off her own pipes to help cover Cyndi Lauper's True Colors for the soundtrack!

Ch-ch-check out the most gorgeous trolls you'll ever see performing the duet live at the Cannes Film Festival (below)!

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