10 most controversial Instagram moments of 2016

Posted on December 15 2016 , at 12:06 am
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  • …of course we’ll get to find out how many times the Kardashians made the list.

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Kim, Mariah and Kylie with Tyga

2016 happened to be the year of total drama and beef – with most of it unfolding and playing out all over Instagram and getting some of your fave celebs caught up in the mix.

These are the Instagram pictures that caused the most shade-throwing and shit-talking, all while solidifying 2016 as a year we’ll never forget but really, really want to.

Check them out…


Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose’s epic selfie

Kim captioned the picture; 'Tea anyone?'
Kim captioned the picture; ‘Tea anyone?’

Everyone heard the record scratch after Kim K. and Amber Rose posted a selfie together, especially considering all the well-documented beef between Amber and Kanye.

But the Kardashian-Wests are a family of secrets best served via Instagram tea.

READ: Tea Anyone? Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose share cute selfie together


The endless saga of the Justin Bieber-Sofia Richie-Selena Gomez drama

Justin Bieber

Since-deleted posts of Justin Bieber with his then-girlfriend Sofia Richie caused fans to completely flip out.

The drama reached a point when Selena Gomez joined in to school Justin on how he should be handling the shade.

READ: Angry at everyone, Justin Bieber deletes his Instagram account

Selena Gomez

This however forced Bieber to delete, or rather suspend his Instagram account.


Kim Kardashian’s dazzling engagement ring from Kanye West

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

The sparkling rock garnered a lot of online traffic after it was stolen during the infamous Paris robbery.

Some argued Kim should have the right to show off her hard-earned wealth. Others argued ‘duh, of course you get robbed when you show off your bling like that.’

Also READ: Kim Kardashian will no longer be flaunting her wealth following Paris robbery attack


This Calvin Klein’s ‘Upskirt’ ad

Klara Kristen, the model in the photo, doesn’t give a damn about your Instagram shade. She apparently loves the shot, so there you go.


Kim Kardashian’s nude selfie


When you’re like I have nothing to wear LOL

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

In another episode of ‘obsess over what a woman wears (or doesn’t wear),’ Kim K. faced major backlash (especially from Piers Morgan) for her ‘when you have nothing to wear’ selfie.

READ: How Kim Kardashian engaged in fiery Twitter spat with Piers Morgan over nude selfie


Kylie and Tyga’s photo shoot


happy birthday baby

A photo posted by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

Although Kyga have some supporters, they’ve also garnered some long-time hate for their relationship, so it should surprise no one this photo shoot Kylie posted has generated some serious shade.

READ: Beef Alert: Kylie Jenner previews Tyga’s diss song that says rapper 21 Savage gave Drake a blow job for a Ferrari


The epic Taylor Swift-Kim-Kanye West battle


That moment when Kanye West secretly records your phone call, then Kim posts it on the Internet.

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on

What would a breakdown of controversial moments in 2016 be without a shout-out to the Taylor-Kanye-Kim debacle?

Taylor was not having it (or was trying not to have it) after Kim put an accusatory Snapchat up of Taylor allegedly approving of Kanye’s song ‘Famous,’ despite previously decrying the song’s lyrics.

ALSO SEE: Are you #TeamKimYe or #TeamTaylor?


Nicki Minaj’s video of her conversation with a mentally ill woman


A video posted by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on

When Nicki Minaj posted a video of her talking to and laughing at a mentally ill woman while in Miami, the Internet was pretty pissed, criticising her for making fun of the woman.

Despite the heat she received for the video, Nicki didn’t take it down nor change the caption.


Blac Chyna’s epic clap-back at Wendy Williams’ shit talking

Oops! #BlacChyna x #Wendy

A photo posted by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on

When it comes to Blac Chyna’s family, it’s probably best you not make a 20-minute real-talk session about them on public television.

Wendy Williams learned about Chyna’s strong clap-back game in a since-deleted Instagram pic.


Mariah Carey’s thanksgiving photoshop blunder

#festivating !! #happythanksgiving

A photo posted by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) on

Fans had a field day under Mariah‘s Thanksgiving Instagram picture when she made the classic door-curve and bent-mirror photoshop mistakes.

Everyone need to leave this diva alone for the rest of the year and then some.

ALSO SEE: Mariah Carey and Beyoncé took a selfie and we can barely handle their queenliness


Kim Kardashian’s ‘M.I.L.F. $’ photoshop rumours

Got Milf? @Fergie #MilfMoney

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

Although Kim shut down rumours that her waist in her ‘M.I.L.F. $’ Instagram photo was photoshopped (she said there was simply a little bit of squeezing), that didn’t stop the incessant speculation.

ALSO SEE: How Kim Kardashian showed that her waist in Fergie’s ‘M.I.L.F. $’ video was real

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