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* A bizarre UsefulNotes/CollegiateAmericanFootball example. After the 1992 season, Nevada Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault, who'd been in the job since 1976, stepped down from his football position to focus on being the school's athletic director. His assistant coach Jeff Horton was considered the heir apparent and was in fact picked by Ault to be his successor. After coaching at Nevada in 1993, Horton suddenly turned around and accepted the head coaching job for the UNLV (Nevada-Las Vegas) Rebels, Nevada's instate ArchEnemy. Wolf Pack fans and Ault himself loudly dubbed Horton a traitor for taking the job (the incident is still called "the Red Defection" by Nevada fans, in reference to UNLV's school colors). However, it was an open secret that [[TheHypocrite Ault himself had been in talks with UNLV for the position]], and Horton only jumped at the chance to take the job after Ault finally said no. Ault decided to return to the Nevada head coaching slot, and the bad blood between him and Horton led to several heated games between the two schools until Ault stepped away from coaching job and went back to being an AD in 1995. Horton was fired by UNLV in 1998, and has gone on to assistant jobs in the NFL and at other colleges. Ault would eventually have a ''third'' stint as [[HereWeGoAgain Nevada's head coach from 2004-2012)]].

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* A bizarre UsefulNotes/CollegiateAmericanFootball example. After the 1992 season, Nevada Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault, who'd been in the job since 1976, stepped down from his football position to focus on being the school's athletic director. His assistant coach Jeff Horton was considered the heir apparent and was in fact picked by Ault to be his successor. After coaching at Nevada in 1993, Horton suddenly turned around and accepted the head coaching job for the UNLV (Nevada-Las Vegas) Rebels, Nevada's instate ArchEnemy. Wolf Pack fans and Ault himself loudly dubbed Horton a traitor for taking the job (the incident is still called "the Red Defection" by Nevada fans, in reference to UNLV's school colors). However, it was an open secret that [[TheHypocrite Ault himself had been in talks with UNLV for the position]], and Horton only jumped at the chance to take the job after Ault finally said no. Ault decided to return to the Nevada head coaching slot, and the bad blood between him and Horton led to several heated games between the two schools until Ault stepped away from the coaching job and went back to being an AD in 1995. Horton was fired by UNLV in 1998, and has gone on to assistant jobs in the NFL and at other colleges. Ault would eventually have a ''third'' stint as [[HereWeGoAgain Nevada's head coach from 2004-2012)]].


* [[Music/NineInchNails TrentReznor]] and Music/MarilynManson became friends after Reznor signed Manson and his eponymous band to his record label Nothing in the early Nineties as well co-producing Manson's first two albums ''Music/PortraitOfAnAmericanFamily'' and ''Music/AntichristSuperstar'' before falling out after the latter's release, which resulted in Reznor making a diss towards him in "Starfuckers, Inc." from his 1999 album ''Music/TheFragile'', though they would reconcile in 2000, when Manson co-directed the music video for the song and would later perform the song with him and his band Nine Inch Nails. However, the two fell out again in 2009, when Renzor made a very scathing remark towards him in an interview with ''Mojo'' though reconciling again in 2017 before their friendship collapsed in a big way in 2021 when Manson was accused of multiple counts of abuse by his ex-fiancée Creator/EvanRachelWood as well as an excerpt from his 1998 autobiography ''The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' resurfacing online in which Manson talked about how he and Reznor had allegedly physically and sexually assaulted an inebriated woman, resulting in an angry Reznor to call out his former friend, accusing him of fabricating said account and revealing that he never fully reconciled with him as he actually cut ties with the shock rocker after the release of ''Superstar'' on acrimonious terms.

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* [[Music/NineInchNails TrentReznor]] Trent Reznor]] and Music/MarilynManson became friends after Reznor signed Manson and his eponymous band to his record label Nothing in the early Nineties as well co-producing Manson's first two albums ''Music/PortraitOfAnAmericanFamily'' and ''Music/AntichristSuperstar'' before falling out after the latter's release, which resulted in Reznor making a diss towards him in "Starfuckers, Inc." from his 1999 album ''Music/TheFragile'', ''Music/TheFragile1999'', though they would reconcile in 2000, when Manson co-directed the music video for the song and would later perform the song with him and his band Nine Inch Nails. However, the two fell out again in 2009, when Renzor made a very scathing remark towards him in an interview with ''Mojo'' though reconciling again in 2017 before their friendship collapsed in a big way in 2021 when Manson was accused of multiple counts of abuse by his ex-fiancée Creator/EvanRachelWood as well as an excerpt from his 1998 autobiography ''The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' resurfacing online in which Manson talked about how he and Reznor had allegedly physically and sexually assaulted an inebriated woman, resulting in an angry Reznor to call out his former friend, accusing him of fabricating said account and revealing that he never fully reconciled with him as he actually cut ties with the shock rocker after the release of ''Superstar'' on acrimonious terms.


* [[Music/NineInchNails TrentReznor]] and Music/MarilynManson became friends after Reznor signed Manson and his eponymous band to his record label Nothing in the early Nineties as well co-producing Manson's first two albums ''Music/PortraitOfAnAmericanFamily'' and ''Music/AntichristSuperstar'' before falling out after the latter's release, which resulted in Reznor making a diss towards him in "Starfuckers, Inc." from his 1999 album ''Music/TheFragile'', though they would reconcile in 2000, when Manson co-directed the music video for the song and would later perform the song with him and his band Nine Inch Nails. However, the two fell out again in 2009, when Renzor made a very scathing remark towards him in an interview with ''Mojo'' though reconciling again in 2017 before their friendship collapsed in a big way in 2021 when Manson was accused of multiple counts of abuse by his ex-fiancée Creator/EvanRachelWood as well as an excerpt from his 1998 autobiography ''The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' resurfacing online in which Manson talked about he and Reznor had allegedly physically and sexually assaulted an inebriated woman, resulting in an angry Reznor to call out his former friend, accusing him of fabricating said account and as well as making no secret that his friendship with him had never fully mended as he actually cut ties with him after the release of ''Superstar''.

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* [[Music/NineInchNails TrentReznor]] and Music/MarilynManson became friends after Reznor signed Manson and his eponymous band to his record label Nothing in the early Nineties as well co-producing Manson's first two albums ''Music/PortraitOfAnAmericanFamily'' and ''Music/AntichristSuperstar'' before falling out after the latter's release, which resulted in Reznor making a diss towards him in "Starfuckers, Inc." from his 1999 album ''Music/TheFragile'', though they would reconcile in 2000, when Manson co-directed the music video for the song and would later perform the song with him and his band Nine Inch Nails. However, the two fell out again in 2009, when Renzor made a very scathing remark towards him in an interview with ''Mojo'' though reconciling again in 2017 before their friendship collapsed in a big way in 2021 when Manson was accused of multiple counts of abuse by his ex-fiancée Creator/EvanRachelWood as well as an excerpt from his 1998 autobiography ''The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' resurfacing online in which Manson talked about how he and Reznor had allegedly physically and sexually assaulted an inebriated woman, resulting in an angry Reznor to call out his former friend, accusing him of fabricating said account and as well as making no secret revealing that his friendship with him had he never fully mended reconciled with him as he actually cut ties with him the shock rocker after the release of ''Superstar''.''Superstar'' on acrimonious terms.

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* [[Music/NineInchNails TrentReznor]] and Music/MarilynManson became friends after Reznor signed Manson and his eponymous band to his record label Nothing in the early Nineties as well co-producing Manson's first two albums ''Music/PortraitOfAnAmericanFamily'' and ''Music/AntichristSuperstar'' before falling out after the latter's release, which resulted in Reznor making a diss towards him in "Starfuckers, Inc." from his 1999 album ''Music/TheFragile'', though they would reconcile in 2000, when Manson co-directed the music video for the song and would later perform the song with him and his band Nine Inch Nails. However, the two fell out again in 2009, when Renzor made a very scathing remark towards him in an interview with ''Mojo'' though reconciling again in 2017 before their friendship collapsed in a big way in 2021 when Manson was accused of multiple counts of abuse by his ex-fiancée Creator/EvanRachelWood as well as an excerpt from his 1998 autobiography ''The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' resurfacing online in which Manson talked about he and Reznor had allegedly physically and sexually assaulted an inebriated woman, resulting in an angry Reznor to call out his former friend, accusing him of fabricating said account and as well as making no secret that his friendship with him had never fully mended as he actually cut ties with him after the release of ''Superstar''.


* A bizarre UsefulNotes/CollegiateAmericanFootball example. After the 1992 season, Nevada Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault, who'd been in the job since 1976, stepped down from his football position to focus on being the school's athletic director. His assistant coach Jeff Horton was considered the heir apparent and was in fact picked by Ault to be his successor. After coaching at Nevada in 1993, Horton suddenly turned around and accepted the head coaching job for the UNLV (Nevada-Las Vegas) Rebels, Nevada's instate ArchEnemy. Wolf Pack fans and Ault himself loudly dubbed Horton a traitor for taking the job (the incident is still called "the Red Defection" by Nevada fans, in reference to UNLV's school colors). However, it was an open secret that [[TheHypocrite Ault himself had been in talks with UNLV for the position]], and Horton only jumped at the chance to take the job after Ault finally said no. Ault decided to return to the Nevada head coaching slot, and the bad blood between him and Horton led to several heated games between the two schools until Horton was fired by UNLV in 1998.

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* A bizarre UsefulNotes/CollegiateAmericanFootball example. After the 1992 season, Nevada Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault, who'd been in the job since 1976, stepped down from his football position to focus on being the school's athletic director. His assistant coach Jeff Horton was considered the heir apparent and was in fact picked by Ault to be his successor. After coaching at Nevada in 1993, Horton suddenly turned around and accepted the head coaching job for the UNLV (Nevada-Las Vegas) Rebels, Nevada's instate ArchEnemy. Wolf Pack fans and Ault himself loudly dubbed Horton a traitor for taking the job (the incident is still called "the Red Defection" by Nevada fans, in reference to UNLV's school colors). However, it was an open secret that [[TheHypocrite Ault himself had been in talks with UNLV for the position]], and Horton only jumped at the chance to take the job after Ault finally said no. Ault decided to return to the Nevada head coaching slot, and the bad blood between him and Horton led to several heated games between the two schools until Ault stepped away from coaching job and went back to being an AD in 1995. Horton was fired by UNLV in 1998.1998, and has gone on to assistant jobs in the NFL and at other colleges. Ault would eventually have a ''third'' stint as [[HereWeGoAgain Nevada's head coach from 2004-2012)]].

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* A bizarre UsefulNotes/CollegiateAmericanFootball example. After the 1992 season, Nevada Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault, who'd been in the job since 1976, stepped down from his football position to focus on being the school's athletic director. His assistant coach Jeff Horton was considered the heir apparent and was in fact picked by Ault to be his successor. After coaching at Nevada in 1993, Horton suddenly turned around and accepted the head coaching job for the UNLV (Nevada-Las Vegas) Rebels, Nevada's instate ArchEnemy. Wolf Pack fans and Ault himself loudly dubbed Horton a traitor for taking the job (the incident is still called "the Red Defection" by Nevada fans, in reference to UNLV's school colors). However, it was an open secret that [[TheHypocrite Ault himself had been in talks with UNLV for the position]], and Horton only jumped at the chance to take the job after Ault finally said no. Ault decided to return to the Nevada head coaching slot, and the bad blood between him and Horton led to several heated games between the two schools until Horton was fired by UNLV in 1998.


* Creator/JohnnyCarson and Fred de Cordova, the longtime producer of ''Series/TheTonightShow''. Much of the credit for Carson's rise to icon status goes to de Cordova, who had been a film director at one point (including the infamous UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan vehicle ''Bedtime for Bonzo'') and turned the show into a smoothly polished spectacle. The sociable RedOni to Carson's shy BlueOni, de Cordova used his connections in Hollywood circles to make the show a desirable destination for A-listers. But in 1991, Carson's son Richard, who was an accomplished wildlife photographer, died in an accident, which devastated Carson. On his first show back after the incident, Carson ended with a tribute to his son, including a display of his photos. In the middle of the emotional moment, Carson saw de Cordova give him a signal to wrap up, which infuriated him. Afterwards, Carson banned de Cordova from the studio during show tapings (even though he still kept the producer job), and the two never spoke to each other again after Carson's 1992 retirement (de Cordova died in 2001, Carson in 2005).

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* Creator/JohnnyCarson and Fred de Cordova, the longtime producer of ''Series/TheTonightShow''. Much of the credit for Carson's rise to icon status goes to de Cordova, who had been a film director at one point (including the infamous UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan vehicle ''Bedtime for Bonzo'') and turned the show into a smoothly polished spectacle. The sociable RedOni to Carson's shy BlueOni, de Cordova used his connections in Hollywood circles to make the show a desirable destination for A-listers. But in 1991, Carson's son Richard, who was an accomplished wildlife nature photographer, died in an accident, which devastated Carson. On his first show back after the incident, Carson ended with a tribute to his son, including a display of his photos. In the middle of the emotional moment, Carson saw de Cordova give him a signal to wrap up, which infuriated him. Afterwards, Carson banned de Cordova from the studio during show tapings (even though he still kept the producer job), and the two never spoke to each other again after Carson's 1992 retirement (de Cordova died in 2001, Carson in 2005).

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* Creator/JohnnyCarson and Fred de Cordova, the longtime producer of ''Series/TheTonightShow''. Much of the credit for Carson's rise to icon status goes to de Cordova, who had been a film director at one point (including the infamous UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan vehicle ''Bedtime for Bonzo'') and turned the show into a smoothly polished spectacle. The sociable RedOni to Carson's shy BlueOni, de Cordova used his connections in Hollywood circles to make the show a desirable destination for A-listers. But in 1991, Carson's son Richard, who was an accomplished wildlife photographer, died in an accident, which devastated Carson. On his first show back after the incident, Carson ended with a tribute to his son, including a display of his photos. In the middle of the emotional moment, Carson saw de Cordova give him a signal to wrap up, which infuriated him. Afterwards, Carson banned de Cordova from the studio during show tapings (even though he still kept the producer job), and the two never spoke to each other again after Carson's 1992 retirement (de Cordova died in 2001, Carson in 2005).



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* UsefulNotes/FormulaOne drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton knew each other since they were children. They've competed together in several categories and forged a FriendlyRivalry, which was still clearly apparent when they both got into Formula One, such as when Hamilton went on to congratulate Rosberg on his first podium. Then, they ended up being teammates in Mercedes in 2013, where things seemed to still be nice... until the next season, where Mercedes became an extremely dominating team, and the fight for the World Championship was quickly reduced to a "Rosberg vs. Hamilton" battle. Between 2014 and 2016, their relationship had been severely strained, and kept having incidents both in races and outside of them; a sad reminder on how a rivalry can turn friends into enemies.


* UsefulNotes/JoeBiden and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham were once friends despite their ideological differences, and both even shared their mutual disdain for Donald Trump's candidacy for president in 2016. Graham even talked positively about Biden's deceased son Beau in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLMYW8jFPHg&ab_channel=HuffPost this interview]] with a [=HuffPost=] reporter in 2015, where he looked like he was choking up. However, that relation soured when Graham began cozying up to Trump, and his role in the Ukraine scandal and Trump's impeachment damaged that friendship. By the time Joe was elected president in 2020, his wife Jill stated that he and Graham are no longer friends.

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* UsefulNotes/JoeBiden and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham were once friends despite their ideological differences, and both even shared their mutual disdain for Donald Trump's UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump's candidacy for president in 2016. Graham even talked positively looked all choked up when asked about Biden's deceased son Beau in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLMYW8jFPHg&ab_channel=HuffPost this interview]] with a [=HuffPost=] reporter in 2015, where he looked like he was choking up. 2015. However, that relation soured when Graham began cozying up to Trump, and his role in the Ukraine scandal and Trump's impeachment irreparably damaged that friendship. By the time Joe was elected president in 2020, his wife Jill stated that he and Graham are no longer friends.

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* Music/CheapTrick drummer Bun E. Carlos and singer/guitarist Robin Zander had a falling out in 2010. Three years later, Carlos sued the band for nonpayment of income. The case was settled, but Carlos admitted, "The friendship sort of frittered away there." Nonetheless, he rejoined them for a one-off performance in 2016 when Cheap Trick were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


* Music/VanHalen. Up to now, founding members Eddie and Alex Van Halen remain in bad terms with former members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony. In fact, Eddie suggested in a recent interview that he isn't friends with vocalist David Lee Roth, suggesting that some of the issues that originally forced Diamond Dave out of the band in the mid-'80s have yet to be resolved a good three decades later.

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* Music/VanHalen. Up to now, founding Founding members Eddie and Alex Van Halen remain in remained on bad terms with former members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony. In fact, Eddie suggested in a recent an interview that he isn't wasn't friends with vocalist David Lee Roth, suggesting that some of the issues that originally forced Diamond Dave out of the band in the mid-'80s have yet to be resolved a good three decades later.later.
** Sammy Hagar, however, patched things up with Eddie before he died.


** And on this topic, Music/SydBarrett and the rest of Music/PinkFloyd. Syd Barrett left the band due to his increasing mental and psychological problems, and [[ReclusiveArtist eventually withdrew himself from society all together]]. Years later, Syd Barrett visited the band in the studio while they were recording their latest album. However, they didn't recognize him at first due to his having gained weight and shaved off his eyebrows and hair, and when they did eventually recognize him, it caused Music/RogerWaters and Richard Wright to be reduced to tears. And the song they were recording at the time? "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", which was their tribute to Syd, ''and he didn't know that it was about him''. Aside from an encounter with Waters at Harrods a few years later, this would be the last time the band saw Barrett until the day he died.

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** And on this topic, Music/SydBarrett and the rest of Music/PinkFloyd. Syd Barrett left the band due to his increasing mental and psychological problems, and [[ReclusiveArtist eventually withdrew himself from society all together]]. Years later, Syd Barrett visited the band in the studio while they were recording their latest album. However, they didn't recognize him at first due to his having gained weight and shaved off his eyebrows and hair, and when they did eventually recognize him, it caused Music/RogerWaters and Richard Wright to be reduced to tears. And the song they were recording at the time? "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", which was their tribute to Syd, ''and he didn't know that it was about him''. Aside from an encounter with Waters at Harrods a few years later, this would be the last time the band saw Barrett until the day he died. However, David Gilmour ensured that Barrett would continue to receive royalties for the rest of his life, enabling him to live comfortably.


* Creator/DavidLetterman and Creator/JayLeno. Leno helped inspire Letterman to try comedy, then Leno became one of Letterman's early supporters. Then Leno was Letterman's most frequent guest during the early years of ''Late Night'', which boosted Leno's profile and led to him becoming Creator/JohnnyCarson's fill-in host. Then Carson retired and Creator/{{NBC}} picked Leno to replace Carson, a job that Letterman considered himself the heir-apparent for.

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* Creator/DavidLetterman and Creator/JayLeno. Leno helped inspire Letterman to try comedy, then Leno became had been one of Letterman's early supporters. Then idols when he began doing standup comedy, then once Letterman began to make a name for himself in TheSeventies, Leno became one of his major boosters. Once Letterman started hosting ''Series/LateNight'', Leno was Letterman's his most frequent guest during in the early years of ''Late Night'', which boosted Leno's profile and led to him becoming show's first few seasons. This in turn helped Leno get a regular gig as Creator/JohnnyCarson's fill-in host. Then Carson retired and Creator/{{NBC}} picked Leno to replace Carson, a job that Letterman considered himself the heir-apparent for.


* Creator/AlfredHitchcock and Music/BernardHerrmann were collaborators who spurred each other to make their best work in their collaborations, Hitchcock made his best films and Herrmann wrote his greatest scores. Then Hitchcock on ''Film/TornCurtain'' insisted that Herrmann change his score and follow his instructions. Herrmann pointed out that their agreement from Day 1 was that he would have total control over the music and that Hitchcock, who was not a trained musician, would not be PrimaDonnaDirector on him. They parted ways acrimoniously and never worked again though they apparently reconciled shortly before Herrmann's death. Everyone agrees that none of the music in Hitchcock's final films is a patch on Herrmann's work, while Herrmann did brilliant work right till the end (his final score was ''Film/TaxiDriver'').

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* Creator/AlfredHitchcock and Music/BernardHerrmann were collaborators who spurred each other to make their best work in their collaborations, Hitchcock made his best films and Herrmann wrote his greatest scores. Then Hitchcock on ''Film/TornCurtain'' insisted that Herrmann change his score and follow his instructions. Herrmann pointed out that their agreement from Day 1 was that he would have total control over the music and that Hitchcock, who was not a trained musician, would not be PrimaDonnaDirector on him. They parted ways acrimoniously and never worked again though they apparently reconciled shortly before Herrmann's death. Everyone agrees that none of the music in Hitchcock's final films is a patch on Herrmann's work, even with the likes of Music/MauriceJarre and Music/JohnWilliams composing, while Herrmann did brilliant work right till the end (his final score was ''Film/TaxiDriver'').

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