Behind the Bad Blood: How Blac Chyna Went from Kardashian Insider – to Enemy

For the uninitiated, the reaction to Blac Chyna posting a picture with an arm around her that looks suspiciously like Rob Kardashian‘s might be confusing.

If that was perplexing, Rob posting a meme of Blac Chyna planning to give birth to “baby Kardashian” on Tuesday was probably even more confusing.

If you’re still wondering what the big deal is and why everyone is talking about a woman named Blac Chyna, here’s a recap of her long and tumultuous history with the Kardashian-Jenner women which begins with a rapper named Tyga, now 26.

It all started when Blac Chyna starred in Tyga’s “Rack City” music video in 2011. They began dating in November of that year, posed for the cover of Urban Ink magazine a few months later, and welcomed their son, King Cairo Stevenson, in October 2012. They were engaged shortly afterwards, but broke it off by August 2014.

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Tyga and Blac Chyna in February 2014

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At the time, Tyga – who had been hanging out with Kylie Jenner – claimed it wasn’t because of Jenner, tweeting: “DONT BELIEVE THE RUMORS, BEEN FRIENDS WITH THE FAMILY FOREVER. WERE ALL JUST FRIENDS.”

DONT BELIEVE THE RUMORS, BEEN FRIENDS WITH THE FAMILY FOREVER. WERE ALL JUST FRIENDS.

— T-Raww (@Tyga) September 8, 2014

Indeed, he was good friends with the Kardashian-Jenner crew and even attendedKim Kardashian West‘s May 2014 wedding to Kanye Westwith Blac Chyna, who also happened to be close pals with Kim herself.

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Kim Kardashian West (left) and Blac Chyna in March 2014

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Rumors about Tyga and Jenner, however, continued to swirl as the two spent more and more time together in the months that followed. (This was also around the time Kim and Blac Chyna’s friendship started to fizzle.)

At this point, Blac Chyna’s BFF Amber Rose – who, by the way, also happens to be Kanye’s ex – decided to get involved, going on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club in February 2015 and slamming Tyga and Jenner for their (at the time) rumored relationship.

“Kylie’s a baby,” Rose said. “She needs to go to bed at 7 o’clock and relax. It’s ridiculous. Tyga should be ashamed of himself. That’s how I feel, for sure. He has a beautiful woman and a baby that he left for a 16-year-old who just turned 17.”

Then Jenner’s sister Khloé Kardashian got involved, sparking what would become a massive Twitter feud.

” ‘I was a stripper since I was 15 years old,’ Amber Rose told Foxx,” Khloé tweeted, quoting an old Rose interview in which she divulged her past job. “Please don’t worry about my sister who has a career and her s— together at ONLY 17. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones,” she continued, adding: “Please stop talking about us in interviews mama. None of us talk about you.”

“I was a stripper since I was 15 years old,” Amber Rose told Foxx. Please don’t worry about my sister who has a career & her shit (1)

— Khloé (@khloekardashian) February 16, 2015

@khloekardashian: together at ONLY 17 people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. (2)

— Khloé (@khloekardashian) February 16, 2015

Please stop talking about us in interviews mama. None of us talk about you. (3)

— Khloé (@khloekardashian) February 16, 2015

“[There are] 3 sides to EVERY story. His, hers and the truth. I’m not passing judgment but I wish others would do the same until they have FACTS,” she concluded.

3 sides to EVERY story. His, hers and the truth. I’m not passing judgment but I wish others would do the same until they have FACTS.

— Khloé (@khloekardashian) February 16, 2015

In response to Khloé’s barrage of tweets, Rose simply tweeted back with the hashtag “#DontPanic,” which is the title of a song by Khloé’s boyfriend at the time, French Montana, for which Khloé starred in the music video.

@khloekardashian#DontPanic

— Amber Rose (@DaRealAmberRose) February 16, 2015

(Rose would eventually go on to apologize for the spat, but by the way, that wasn’t the first time she feuded with the famous family – in 2012, she alleged to Star magazine: “Kim is one of the main reasons me and Kanye are not together. She’s a homewrecker! They were both cheating on me and Reggie [Bush] with each other.”)

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Amber Rose and Kanye West in 2009

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Just a few days after Rose gave her interview, Tyga went on the very same radio show and said he and Jenner weren’t dating and that he didn’t leave his family to be with Jenner. Three short days later, Kanye also went on The Breakfast Club and essentially blew Tyga’s cover by saying Tyga was “smart” to get with Jenner.

Finally, a month later (we’re in March 2015 now) Tyga seemed to confirm he was dating Jenner by posting an Instagram of her with the caption: “Certain things catch your eye, but only few capture the heart.” (Oh, and he also got a “Kylie” tattoo at some point.)

Certain things catch your eye, but only few capture the heart.

A photo posted by Tyga / T-Raww (@kinggoldchains) on Mar 13, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT

In the months since – and particularly after Jenner turned 18 in August – the duo became much more open about their relationship, regularly stepping out together, making out on Snapchat and even starring in two of Tyga’s music videos together.

Meanwhile, there was no love lost between Tyga and Blac Chyna: the rapper lashed out his ex on Instagram in September for allegedly spreading rumors that he couldn’t afford the Ferrari he bought Jenner for her 18th birthday.

When the hating don’t work they start telling lies. #WhereYoFerarriTho ?

A photo posted by Tyga / T-Raww (@kinggoldchains) on Sep 4, 2015 at 10:29pm PDT

This just about catches us up to January 2016: Though Tyga and Jenner have been on-again, off-again for the last couple of months (and spending more and more time apart after the rapper was hit with cheating allegations this month), a source told PEOPLE on Saturday their connection is still there, but it’s strained.

“They are together but aren’t on the best terms,” the source said. “They have a very ‘high school’ relationship and argue and bicker all the time about stuff for no reason, and that’s because Kylie doesn’t trust Tyga after all the reports came out about him cheating. It’s made her really rough around the edges when it comes to him.”

Which brings us all the way back to why the current situation between Blac Chyna, 27, and Jenner’s brother Rob, 28, comes as quite a surprise – and one Jenner is not at all pleased about.

“Kylie is livid,” a source told PEOPLE Monday. “She feels super betrayed and can’t understand why someone in her own family would stab her in the back like that.”

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