9 Notorious Old Hollywood Feuds That Were So Messy I Can’t Believe I Wasn’t Around To Witness Them

From newspapers to tabloids to social media, celebrities have always been at the forefront of American popular culture, and nothing makes us all tune in more than a good feud.

If you think that celebrity messiness couldn't get any worse than it is nowadays, well, I'm here to tell you that Old Hollywood called and said, "You can steal the recipe, but the sauce won't taste the same." So, let's get into it and talk about some very wild Old Hollywood feuds:

1.Debbie Reynolds vs. Elizabeth Taylor

American singer Eddie Fisher, wearing a tuxedo, stands with arm around his wife, American actor Debbie Reynolds (R) and smiles while looking at British-born actor Elizabeth Taylor

2.Johnny Carson vs. Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers and Johnny Carson

3.Jerry Lewis vs. Dean Martin

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

4.Olivia de Havilland vs. Joan Fontaine

Olivia de Havilland vs. Joan Fontaine

5.Orson Welles vs. William Randolph Hearst

Side-by-side of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst

6.Bea Arthur vs. Betty White

Screenshot from "Golden Girls"

7.Vivian Vance vs. William Frawley

William Frawley and Vivian Vance

8.Marlon Brando vs. Frank Sinatra

Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra

And finally, here's a true rivalry that went on for decades. It was so bad that it literally didn't "end" until BOTH women had passed. It was so iconic that Ryan Murphy even told their story in the first season of his anthology series, Feud. It's a 40+-year rivalry, and I still didn't cover every detail, so gear up:

9.Joan Crawford vs. Bette Davis

Joan Crawford and Bette Davis

Well, that was enough shade to get me through the next 24–48 hours. Do you think Old Hollywood has our modern day shenanigans beat? Let me know in the comments!