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8 Moments of Shade from Feud: Bette and Joan 

8 Moments of Shade from 'Feud: Bette and Joan'

8 Moments of Shade from 'Feud: Bette and Joan'

Can you feel the shade tonight?


The long awaited Feud: Bette and Joan is finally in full swing, and as castmember Catherine Zeta-Jones' Olivia de Havilland states in the opening moments of the first episode, "That was a feud of biblical proportions."

The iconic Hollywood rivalry just became our new obsession all over again, prompting these 8 quotes of impeccable shade to forever become a part of our vocabulary.

1. “I’ve got great tits, too, but I don’t throw them in everyone’s face.”

—Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange)

2.“Day five I get to kick her right in the head. I can’t wait!”

—Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon)

3.“Usually I play the bitch but this time I can sit back and watch Bette do it.”

—Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange)

4.“Anything we can do about these lines? I’m afraid I’m going to be served for Thanksgiving Dinner.”

—Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange)

5.“Lose the shoulder pads and cut back on the lipstick. You’re playing a recluse who hasn’t seen the sun for 20 years, for Christ’s sake.”

—Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon)

6.“You lit up the stage—I can’t believe you didn’t get better reviews.”

—Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange)

7.“We’re skipping dessert—I’m already getting diabetes.”

—Hedda Hopper (Judy Davis)

8.“She’s full of venom and doesn’t mince words—we have nothing in common.”

—Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon)

Feud: Bette and Joan airs on Sundays at 10pm on FX.

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