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Too Close For Comfort! Inside The 18 Strangest Celebrity Sibling Controversies

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Dec. 17 2014, Updated 11:59 a.m. ET

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Many celebrities have had easy and calm relationships with their siblings that never make news. But often, stars have physically attacked, argued with, sued, or otherwise have had a downright odd time dealing with their brothers and sisters! Here’s RadarOnline.com’s guide to the 18 oddest celebrity sibling stories.

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Strange Celebrity Siblings

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Many celebrities have had easy and calm relationships with their siblings that never make news. But often, stars have physically attacked, argued with, sued, or otherwise have had a downright odd time dealing with their brothers and sisters! Here’s RadarOnline.com’s guide to the 18 oddest celebrity sibling stories.

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Solange Knowles, Jay Z and Beyonce

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Beyonce and Solange Knowles: America was shocked when Beyonce’s sister Solange viciously attacked Queen B’s husband Jay Z in a hotel elevator after the May 2014 Met Gala — and it was all captured on video. Rumor had it Solange was upset at her brother-in-law for allegedly flirting with designer Rachel Roy that night. But neither she nor Beyonce has commented on what precipitated the embarrassing beat down in which a security guard tried to restrain the much-less-famous Knowles sister as she kicked and flailed at a passive Jay Z.

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Nancy Motes and Julia Roberts

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Julia Roberts and Nancy Motes: In Feb. 2014, Julia Roberts’ half-sister committed suicide by ingesting multiple drugs and climbing into a bathtub, where she drowned. Motes left a lengthy suicide note blaming Roberts for their tortured relationship, as RadarOnline.com has extensively reported. "So my 'sister' said that with all her friends & fans she doesn't need any more love. Just so you all know 'America's Sweetheart' is a B----!!'" Motes tweeted before killing herself.

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Angelina Jolie and James Haven

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Angelina Jolie and James Haven: Before Brangelina, there was Angelina — and her brother! In 2000, the goth goddess raised eyebrows by giving James an incestuous looking kiss on the red carpet at the Oscars. And then, after Jolie won for best supporting actress for Girl, Interrupted, the star declared in her acceptance speech, “I’m so in love with my brother right now. Jamie, you are the strongest, most amazing man I’ve ever known.”

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Tyka Nelson and Prince

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Prince and Tyka Nelson: The Purple Rain singer’s sister Tyka Nelson released her own album in the 1980s. But it all went wrong when she did interviews with a stuffed blue dinosaur, claimed to have an imaginary boyfriend and covered her windows with tin foil. In the early 2000s, Nelson told the National Enquirer that she was addicted to crack and had worked as a hooker; she claimed that Prince didn’t help her. Later, Nelson reportedly was off drugs and pursuing a gospel music career.

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Eric Douglas and Michael Douglas

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Michael Douglas and Eric Douglas: Veteran Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas was the father of Michael and Eric—but while one actor’s career sizzled, the other’s fizzled. Michael ruled Hollywood with such hits as Romancing The Stone and Basic Instinct while little brother Eric could only land bit roles. He became a stand-up comic and got addicted to drugs. He died in 2004 at age 46 of an accidental death brought on by a combination of booze and pills.

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Alexis Arquette and David Arquette

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David Arquette and Alexis Arquette: While the Scream star has always been supportive of his sibling Alexis, who started as a man and transitioned into a woman, David has admitted the public often hasn’t been as kind. And it was hard to watch! “With Alexis I saw how vicious people can be, and I saw what a real emotional journey it is for someone who doesn’t feel comfortable in the sex that they were given as a child,” David told Radar. The 2007 film “Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother” documented Alexis’ transgender change.

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Miley Cyrus Noah Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus and Noah Cyrus: Will Miley’s 14-year-old sister follow in her wild footsteps? When she was only nine, Noah was pole dancing at the Teen Choice Awards and she later started showing up at red carpet events wearing short tutus, knee-high hooker boots, tiny swim suits, and feathered burlesque gear! Recently, Miley took Noah out to a nightclub in Barcelona.

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Dane Cook is seen with half brother Darryl McCauley

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Dane Cook and Darryl McCauley: The comedian’s half-brother, Darryl McCauley, stole millions of dollars from Cook while acting as his business manager. In 2010, McCauley pled guilty to larceny, embezzlement and forgery while his wife, Erika McCauley, pleaded guilty to larceny charges. He was sentenced to six years in prison and 16 years probation, while she got three years in prison and 13 years probation. The two fleeced Cook out of $12 million, prosecutors maintained.

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Karen Houghton and Kris Jenner

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Kris Jenner and Karen Houghton: The Keeping Up with the Kardashians momager can’t stop her wild card younger sister from speaking out! Houghton told Radar candidly about Kris’ recent split from husband Bruce Jenner, “Bruce left. He walked out on her, and I think he’s not coming back. He couldn’t take the yelling anymore and stuff.” Houghton has also referenced Kris’ boozing and has ranted to Radar, “I get pissed off at her because she doesn’t respond to me…you think your sister would call you back, she doesn’t. And it hurts me.”

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Cynthia Bailey and Malorie Bailey-Massey

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Cynthia Bailey and Malorie Bailey-Massey : The Real Housewives of Atlanta beauty Cynthia Bailey’s world is always being turned upside down by her meddling sister. Massey objected to Cynthia's wedding to Peter Thomas and on last season’s RHOA, viewers saw her moving into the married couple’s house for two months and causing severe strain.

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Rob Kardashian and Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian

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Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian and Rob Kardashian: Rob is a truly troubled sibling these days as he battles weight gain and other issues. As Radar has reported, Rob fled Kim’s wedding to Kanye West after she told him that he “is lazy, and bringing down the family name because of his physical appearance,” according to a source. Afterwards, Rob bizarrely deleted all his tweets and started fresh and has been keeping a low profile.

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Madonna, Christopher Ciccone

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Madonna and Christopher Ciccone : Artist and music manager Christopher Ciccone spent 25 years working with his famous sister but in 2008, he wrote a tell-all book about her, My Life With My Sister Madonna. The bestseller revealed that Madonna was bossy and mean and that she demeaned and underpaid him; her brother also dissed the many men in her life, including second husband Guy Ritchie. Incredibly, Ciccone later claimed he and the Material Girl had repaired their fractured brother-sister relationship.

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Kyle Richards and Kim Richards

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Kyle Richards and Kim Richards: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills sisters have had an agonizing relationship at times, mostly due to Kim’s alcoholism. She’s now clean and sober, but Kyle revealed to Radar in 2013 that there was “a lot of damage that has to be repaired” in their relationship because of Kim’s addiction issues. “You never stop caring, but you get angry sometimes, but Kim’s doing really well,” Kyle noted.

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Gallagher and Ron Gallagher: The comedian (born Leo Gallagher) famed for sledgehammering watermelons let his younger brother Ron franchise his Sledge-O-Matic routine and take it on the road to nightclubs. But when Ron started calling himself "Gallagher Too," and refused his brother's demand to make it clear that he wasn't the original, Leo Gallagher sued him in 2000 and got an injunction prohibiting Ron from performing any act that impersonates him in small clubs and venues.

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Jennifer Aniston

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Jennifer Aniston and A.J. Aniston: The Friends’ star’s half brother is an eccentric rocker known for dressing bizarrely, attending the Burning Man festival, and rejecting any questions he gets about Jen! "It’s been happening since middle school people asking about the actress. It’s been a pain in my ass for years. No comment," he recently told a reporter who approached him. It remains to be seen if A.J. will attend Jen’s upcoming wedding to Justin Theroux.

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Noel and Liam Gallagher

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Noel and Liam Gallagher: Oasis broke up in 2009 after brother bandmates Noel and Liam had a blowup after a music festival in Paris. Noel later claimed his brother went berserk, recalling about the night, “Liam kindly does the f*ck you and f*ck you and f*ck you and he kind of storms out of the dressing room… and he's swinging this guitar around, he nearly took my face off with it.”

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Mariah Carey and Alison Carey Scott

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Mariah Carey and Alison Carey Scott: The songbird’s older sister is reportedly HIV positive as a result of her life as a hooker. Alison has been arrested for prostitution and drugs and sources said she has claimed she can’t get help from her family. However, Mariah has reportedly paid for her to go to rehab in the past. According to a recent National Enquirer report, Alison is near death from liver cancer.

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Teresa Giudice and Joe Gorga

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Teresa Giuidice and Joe Gorga: Viewers of The Real Housewives of New Jersey have followed Teresa’s odd relationship with her brother Joe for years. Does she care too much? The housewife frequently feuds with Gorga’s wife, Melissa, and the siblings once went more than a year without speaking. In 2013, Teresa threw a water bottle at Joe on-camera after an explosive argument at their gym.

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