The 16 Best Celebrity Revenge Songs About Their Famous Exes
What’s the best form of revenge on an ex who has scorned you? For most of us, it’s just moving on with our lives and showing that person we can be awesome without them, but for celebrities, I guess the answer would be a nasty song.
Katy Perry is on the cover of the July issue of Cosmopolitan, and inside, she opens up (a teensy bit) about her past relationship with John Mayer. Katy said, “I have a lot of respect for [John] still, and I know it goes both ways. There’s no bad blood, but I’m sure there will be inspired song.” Basically, we can look forward to a future Katy Perry song about John. I’m not surprised, because this definitely wouldn’t be the first time Katy has written a song about an ex (see below).
I don’t know how I feel about revenge songs. They can be extremely satisfying to listen to, especially if you’re going through a bad breakup. And it’s kind of fun to listen to a song that you know is about another famous person. Are they a little out of line and immature? Kind of. But they’re still usually pretty awesome (unless every song you write is about some famous person you dated, in which case, relax a little). Here are 16 of the best celebrity revenge songs about their famous exes: