Is a new celebrity feud brewing? One that'll pit webslingers against vampires? Spiderman v. Twilight? Emma Stone v. Kristen Stewart?
Several sources close to Us Weekly have confided that British franchise stars Andrew Garfield and Robert Pattinson are far from friends -- and even about to go all Biggie v. Tupac. One source tells the magazine "the truth is, Andrew can't stand Rob... Andrew hates that they're put in the same category because they're both English and around the same age."
Other sources revealed that the two actors avoided each other at mutual pal Kevin Turen's June 23 wedding. With one observer offering "they don't enjoy hanging out... Andrew considers himself a 'serious actor' and sees Rob as the equivalent of a cheesy boy bander because of Twilight."
Is the feud for real? Many are pooh-poohing the rivalry and crying foul over the tabloid story. Pointing out that earlier reports about the wedding stated that the "Water for Elephants" star and "Social Network" actor teamed up with Zac Efron to form an impromptu band to the delight of fellow party-goers. Others point to pictures of the "Never Let Me Go" star embracing Stewart at the recent 2012 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
Not to mention all the historical evidence to the contrary that includes photographs of the two actors getting all 'bear-huggy' and chummy at the HBO 68th Annual Golden Globes After Party. Or the assurance of 'Peter Parker' himself in the fall of 2010, after the two stars went head to head for the role of Spidey, when Garfield stated "I don't see it that way (as a competition). Rob's a friend of mine and I care about him a lot. We're very supportive of each other."
However, perhaps the competition is real. Perhaps the two have kindled a rivalry over who has the bigger box office? What do you think? Is the feud for real? Sound off below.
Heather Locklear & Denise Richards
It's not an altogether unfamiliar story. Sometimes the best enemies start out as friends. These two former-BFFs met on the set of "Spin City" in 2001. Shortly after the "Wild Things" actress divorced from her 'winning' husband she convinced the "Melrose Place" actress to part ways with her rocker husband Richie Sambora. Then the former Bond girl promptly picked up right where Locklear left off. Sambora and Richards have had an on-again, off-again relationship ever since. Most recently splitting in June. However, her relationship with Locklear has remained quite sour.
Mariah Carey & Eminem
Marshall Mathers and the "Honey" singer have had a decade-long feud over whether or not the two stars ever dated. After Slim Shady talked about the "Precious" star in a 2001 interview, Carey denied ever having a relationship with the rapper, saying "I hung out with him, I spoke to him on the phone. I think I was probably with him a total of four times. And I don't consider that dating somebody." The two have gone back and forth at each other on albums ever since, with the most recent interchange involving a song by Carey titled "Obsessed" about a stalker. Eminem responded a few months later with a track titled "The Warning" where he threatens to release voicemail messages that he kept for the last ten years -- because, that'll show the world who's obsessed.
Anthony Bourdain & Paula Deen
Food fight! After the "No Reservations" host consistently lampooned the Food Network star and eventually labeled her "the worst, most dangerous person to America" who "revels in unholy connections with evil corporations, and she's proud of the fact that her food is f---ing bad for you," the self-proclaimed 'butter nut' fired back. The Georgia peach told the NY Post that "Anthony Bourdain needs to get a life." When the down-home cooking chef announced she had Type 2 diabetes and had inked a deal to promote a diabetes drug, the Travel Channel star tweeted "thinking of getting into the leg-breaking business, so I can profitably sell crutches later."
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