When people look back at 2018, they'll most likely remember it fondly as the year celebrities officially stopped taking other people's B.S. The clapback, or when a hater on the internet gets swiftly shut down, has really thrived this year—but you already know that, since you follow Chrissy Teigen
and Khloé Kardashian
on social media.
Celeb clapbacks are entertaining, sure, but probably not so fun when you're on the receiving end of the takedown. Catherine Kallon, the founder and editor of Red Carpet Fashion Awards, can vouch. Earlier this year, she posted an Instagram critiquing
Blake Lively's outfit choice du jour, writing, "It's suit number 1,356 for Blake Lively's promotion of 'A Simple Favor'. This time custom pink Ralph Lauren Collection." Blake promptly chided Kallon with the following clapback: "Would you note a man wearing lots of suits during a promo tour? So why can't a woman? Just sayinnnn. No double standards ladies."
Zing! Point for Blake. A couple months after the showdown, we reached out to Kallon to see how she was feeling about the exchange. Turns out, she was genuinely shocked by Blake's clapback. READ ON