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Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift weren’t the only pop stars tweeting at each other over the MTV VMA nominations on Tuesday: Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran got into it as well.

After Minaj and Swift had their debate on the social media platform, Mars joked that he wanted to start his own “Twitter beef.”

Sheeran was quick to respond.

Which led to some excellent pun work from Mars …

… and then a similar attempt from Sheeran.

Benny Blanco, meawhile, spoke for all of us.