15 of the Biggest Sibling Rivalries Ever: Madonna, Kardashians and More

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15 of the Biggest Sibling Rivalries Ever: Madonna, Kardashians and More

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15 of the Biggest Sibling Rivalries Ever: Madonna, Kardashians and More

Sibling rivalry is as old as Cain and Abel. But add fame and money to your typical family spat and it can get downright nasty! These 15 celebrity siblings certainly weren't immune to family feuds. Though some of these disputes have cooled, others are still burning. And a couple took their hatred to the grave!

15 of the Biggest Sibling Rivalries Ever: Madonna, Kardashians and More
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Eric and Julia Roberts

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Eric and Julia Roberts

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These two are on better terms now, but Eric's problems with drugs and alcohol caused a rift between the once close siblings. After Julia helped his ex gain custody of their daughter, Emma Roberts, things fell apart.

They've since mended fences, and Emma often refers affectionately to her Aunt Julia.

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Rob and Kim Kardashian

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Rob and Kim Kardashian

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The Kardashians never really get into lasting blood feuds, but there's definitely been some contention between Kim Kardashian and little brother Rob.

Kim's tough-love ways have often led to Rob lashing out at Kim, like that one time he compared his sister to "the bitch from Gone Girl."

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Rob Kardashian and Kylie Jenner

Rob Kardashian and Kylie Jenner

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Then there was that time Rob published his little sister Kylie's phone number on Instagram out of loyalty toward then-girlfriend Blac Chyna. 

Chyna and Kylie have a mutual ex in Tyga, which is likely the reason these two weren't so close, but they seem to have buried the hatchet.

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LaToya Jackson vs all the Jacksons

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LaToya Jackson vs all the Jacksons

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After the release of her autobiography in 1991, LaToya Jackson found herself exiled from the Jackson family for airing their dirty laundry, including claims of abuse against their father, Joe.

The family denied anything LaToya said was true and blamed her manager-turned-husband, Jack Gordon, for the salacious memoir. The family seemed to have reconciled after LaToya's 1997 divorce.

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Kyle and Kim Richards

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Kyle and Kim Richards

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These former child stars are on fairly solid ground now, but tensions came to a boil at the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 5 reunion over a house their mother bequeathed to Kyle.

Kim argued Kyle had cheated her out of proceeds from the sale of their late mother's Palm Springs property, while Kyle insisted she'd actually lost money on the deal. 

Thankfully, as Kim has gotten sober and become a grandma, tensions have eased.

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Dear Abby and Ann Landers

Dear Abby and Ann Landers

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Famed advice mongers Pauline "Abigail Van Buren" Phillips  and Esther "Ann Landers" Lederer (née Friedman), could have used a dose of their own medicine. The identical twins let their competing columns get in the way of their sisterly bond for years.

Though they patched things up for a time, the sisters were not speaking at the time of Esther's death.

The rivalry seems to have spilled into the next generation. After Pauline's daughter Jeanne (who had taken over writing "Dear Abby") wrote a eulogy for her aunt "Eppie," the late writer's daughter, Margo Howard, called her cousin's letter "self-serving and loopy."

She added, "They really had no relationship. My mother was very kind to everyone, [but] she thought Jeanne had her limitations."

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Mariah and Alison Carey, Morgan Carey

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Mariah and Alison Carey, Morgan Carey

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The Elusive Chanteuse has apparently been elusive with her siblings, who accuse her of abandoning the family.

Mariah's sister, Alison, has had drug problems for a number of years, and was arrested for prostitution in 2016. After the incident, middle child Morgan called out his superstar sister for failing to come to his sister's aid.

"Mariah doesn't care about anyone other than herself," he told Inside Edition.

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Madonna and Christopher Ciccone

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Madonna and Christopher Ciccone

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The Material Girl and her brother have had a complicated relationship over the years, with Madonna outing him on television and employing him but treating him poorly, according to Christopher. 

In 2008, he got his revenge by publishing a tell-all where he dragged Madge for being mean but also for having bad body odor.

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Kris Jenner and Karen Houghton

Kris Jenner and Karen Houghton

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The momager's relationship with her sister has been strained for some time — likely because of Karen's habit of talking to the tabloids about the family at every opportunity.

When Karen spoke to the media about how Kris was dealing with her split from Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce), Kris discredited her sister's story by telling RadarOnline, "I am not in touch with her. But I wish her the very best."

A second source told the same publication, "The reality is that Karen and Kris have not had a discussion about Kris's private life for 28 years."

We're guessing they didn't have a discussion about Karen's plastic surgery — which made her look like Kris's twin — either!

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Stephen Baldwin vs. Alec & Billy Baldwin

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Stephen Baldwin vs. Alec & Billy Baldwin

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Politics can be divisive, as Stephen and Alec proved during the 2016 election cycle. Trump supporter Stephen took offense to his brother's parodies on SNL, calling them "a little too nasty."

It seems youngest Baldwin, Billy, sided with Alec, because he replied to Stephen on Twitter claiming if their father were alive "he'd smack you in in the side of the head for supporting Donald Trump."

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Aaron and Jordan Rodgers

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Aaron and Jordan Rodgers

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Rumor has it the rift between Aaron and his Bachelorette star brother — and the rest of the Rodgers clan, apparently — stemmed from their dislike of the Green Bay Packer's former girlfriend, Olivia Munn.

As far as we can tell, that high-profile couple's split hasn't resulted in any family reunions.  

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Jonas Brothers

Jonas Brothers

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The Jonas Brothers seem cool with each other now, but Nick Jonas admits their split wasn't an amicable parting of ways.

On a 2016 episode of Watch What Happens Live, the "Jealous" singer took responsibility for the band's breakup mere weeks before they were due to go on tour, which he admits "left the family kind of shaken up for a little while."

However, the trio acknowledges breaking up the band ultimately brought the family closer. Upon eliminating the source of tension, they proclaimed "we choose to be brothers first." Aww!

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Venus and Serena Williams

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Venus and Serena Williams

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The Williams sisters' tennis rivalry has always been intense, though Serena's career has eclipsed her big sister's in recent years. 

Miraculously, despite their fiercely competitive attitudes on the court, they have always maintained a close personal relationship.

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Liam and Noel Gallagher

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Liam and Noel Gallagher

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Brits have wished for an Oasis reunion since 2009, but we wouldn't hold our breath.

The feud began when Liam canceled a gig due to  bout of laryngitis, which his brother Noel publicly claimed was actually a hangover. Though the older brother apologized, things continued to unravel.

On August 28, 2009, Noel issued the following statement, hours after canceling a Paris gig: "It is with some sadness and great relief...I quit Oasis tonight. People will write and say what they like, but I simply could not go on working with Liam a day longer."

Time hasn't healed this wound, either. In fact, Liam recently called out his older brother for being a no-show for the One Love Manchester benefit concert.

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Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine

Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine

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The feud between these Oscar-winning sisters is legendary. The bad blood started in childhood over their parents favoring Olivia, culminating in a 30-year estrangement that ended with Joan's death.

The rivalry caught the public eye when Joan beat her sister for the Best Actress Oscar win in 1942. Upon receiving her trophy, Joan allegedly ignored her sister's attempt to congratulate her.

Relations went from cool to ice cold in 1975, when Joan was not given an invitation to attend their mother's funeral. They never spoke again. Joan passed away in 2013 at the age of 96, while Olivia, 100, lives in Paris.

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Sibling rivalry is as old as Cain and Abel. But add fame and money to your typical family spat and it can get downright nasty! These 15 celebrity siblings certainly weren't immune to family feuds. Though some of these disputes have cooled, others are still burning. And a couple took their hatred to the grave!