Times when celebrities fire other celebrities

Amy Schumer recently made headlines after firing Penn Badgley’s wife as her doula, who you can hire to guide you through birth and life after birth.

Here are 10 more examples of celebrity-to-celebrity layoffs:


Jeff Lewis fired his Flip out Costar Jenni Pulos in a very dramatic, intense moment:


In an early Keeping up with the Kardashians Episode Kim Kardashian Fired Kris Jenner:

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Kim apparently wasn’t happy with how Kris “overbooked” her in the early years of her fame. Kim even interviewed potential new managers right in front of Kris. The TV moment is pure camp.

Kris even changed her voicemail like this:


Omarosa, who was an aide to Donald Trump, was fired by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly:

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She was fired by Kelly in the Situation Room. The then-president claimed he was unaware that Omarosa was being fired. Read more here.


Kim Kardashian fired her former assistant, Stephanie Shepherd, who had become a celebrity in her own rite:

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fans of Keep up know that Stephanie has become a fixture in the Kardashian universe. But she was soon let go by Kim shortly after telling Kourtney she felt “unfulfilled” with her life. Kim found the conversation “unprofessional.”


In fact, Andy has fired a number of famous celebrity housewives, like Teddi Mellencamp in 2020:

Teddi Mellencamp posted an Instagram video announcing she was fired from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. #RHOBH 💎 https://t.co/1WxjpuKyr5

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Teddi – who was a divisive player on the show – shared the news of her firing on her Instagram. “I recently found out that my contract as a housewife will not be renewed,” she said. “Of course, I could give you the standard answer, ‘Oh, we’ve both decided it would be for the best.’ No I won’t – I’m not. Of course I was sad when I got the news. It almost feels like a breakup.


And Lisa also fired OG pump Actress Kristen Doute:


When Kelly Cutrone fired Lauren Conrad Stephanie Pratt, who was just a wacky intern:

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Even though The hills was basically fake, her roles on People Revolution were “real,” Kelly said. She said Stephanie “couldn’t even answer the phone,” and because of Stephanie’s incompetence as an intern for Kelly, she had Lauren fire her.

Do you remember other examples? Let me know in the comments below!

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