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27 Things You Might Have Forgotten About The 1999 VMAs

From Fred Durst hanging with Heather Locklear to Lil' Kim's iconic pasty, this all happened 15 years ago!

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2. Chris Rock hosted the show and delivered the best VMA opening ever.

Frank Micelotta/ Hulton Archive

"Why the hell would you want to be a Backstreet Boy? Didn't you see New Kids on the Block, don't you know how this movie is going to end?!"

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12. Limp Bizkit was there 'cause in 1999 we all had a serious lapse in judgement.

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I'm sure Heather Locklear (aka Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place forever) regrets taking that photo with them.

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...in an epic "Baby One More Time" / "Tearin' Up My Heart" mash-up performance:

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