SLAM= Verb Slang: To Criticize harshly; censure forcefully. Noun= A harsh or devastating criticism. Since the beginning of show business, in the celebrity news world actors and musicians have SLAMMED rumors, gossip, hearsay and chitchat as well as other unconfirmed reports.
However, the most interesting slams are when one star decides to SLAM another star. So this is a look back at some of the more notable and more prominent celebrity vs. celebrity SLAMMINGS from the past year:
Simon Cowell Slams Britney Spears
Music mogul Simon Cowell
has blasted troubled stars Britney Spears
and British star Robbie Williams
for checking into rehab, insisting they have no idea of what hard life really is.
Moby Slams Bill O'Reilly
Dance star Moby
has branded Fox newsman Bill O'Reilly
"a very lonely man" following his outburst at "computer geeks."
Tina Fey Slams Paris Hilton
Former Saturday Night Live
star and head writer Tina Fey
has slammed Paris Hilton
for being a horrible guest host on the comedy sketch show.
50 Cent Slams Oprah
Hardman rapper 50 Cent
has hit out at Oprah Winfrey
for refusing to have him as a guest on her chat show.
William H. Macy Slams Co-Star Lindsay Lohan
Veteran actor William H. Macy
has blasted co-star Lindsay Lohan
for her behavior while filming the movie Bobby
, insisting she "should have her a** kicked."
Simon Cowell Slams Clay Aiken's Panic AttacksSimon Cowell
has slammed American Idol
runner-up Clay Aiken
for confessing he has been prescribed anti-anxiety medication Paxil after struggling to come to terms with his fame.
Justin Timberlake Slams Taylor HicksJustin Timberlake
has hit out at American Idol
winner Taylor Hicks
, claiming "he can't carry a tune in a bucket."
Shannen Doherty Slams Lindsay Lohan's BehaviorShannen Doherty
insists her reported bad behavior was nothing compared to Lindsay Lohan's
Rob Schneider Slams Mel Gibson in LetterRob Schneider
is the first actor to publicly announce he will never work with Mel Gibson
due to the anti-Semitic remarks he made when he was arrested last Friday.
Pamela Anderson Slams Potential VP Sarah PalinPamela Anderson
has become the latest celebrity to criticize U.S. Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Sharon Osbourne Slams 'Untalented' Hilton
Rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne
has blasted socialite and TV-star Paris Hilton
- branding her talentless.
Paris Hilton Slams John Mccain For Using Image
Socialite Paris Hilton
has hit out at U.S. Republican presidential candidate John McCain
after he used her image in a political advertisement to attack Barack Obama
without her authorization.
Courtney Love Slams Billy Corgan Over Party
Rocker Courtney Love
has publicly slammed Smashing Pumpkins
frontman Billy Corgan
over his alleged refusal to attend her daughter's forthcoming birthday party
Christopher Knight Slams Florence Henderson
Actor Christopher Knight
has taken aim at his former Brady Bunch
TV mom after she went public with her feelings about his wife last week.
Corey Feldman Slams Michael Jackson
Former teen star Corey Feldman
has accused Michael Jackson
of damaging his childhood, by befriending and then abandoning him.
Roseanne Barr Slams Madonna
Comedienne Roseanne Barr
has launched an online attack on Madonna
, accusing the pop star of abusing face-freezing Botox injections.
Kathleen Turner Slams Elizabeth Taylor's Acting
Outspoken actress Kathleen Turner
has blasted Hollywood veteran Elizabeth Taylor's
acting talents, insisting her performances in the screen icon's film remakes are "better" than the originals.
Sylvester Stallone Slams Janice Dickinson's Lies Sylvester Stallone
has hit back at ex-fiancée Janice Dickinson's
claims he took steroids - calling her a liar.
Donald Trump Slams Britney Spears' Parents
Property mogul Donald Trump
has hit out at Britney Spears'
parents, blaming them for their daughter's current troubles.
Phil Collins Slams Paul McCartney
drummer Phil Collins
has slammed Paul McCartney
- insisting he would never work with the star again.
Honorable Mention Slammings
Martina Navratilova Slams Young Tennis Stars
Lesbian sporting legend Martina Navratilova has slammed young tennis stars for their "power-heavy" approach to the game.
David Hasselhoff Slams Reports He Was Drunk
Actor David Hasselhoff
is firing back at press reports he was turned away from a British Airways flight because he was drunk, insisting he was ill.
Rainn Wilson Slams 'Girly' Rockers
Actor Rainn Wilson
has blasted legendary rockers Black Sabbath
and Led Zeppelin
for wearing make-up and women's clothes - branding them too girly.
Patricia Heaton Slams 'Hooker' News Anchors
Sitcom star Patricia Heaton
has launched a stinging attack on Los Angeles' female news anchors, claiming they dress like "hookers".
Mick Hucknall Slams Redhead 'Racism' Simply Red
star Mick Hucknall
has branded those who mock redheads as "racist."
Christina Ricci Slams Drunk Stars
Actress Christina Ricci
has criticized young stars who frequent the Hollywood party scene - insisting they all know their wild partying will be documented by the press.