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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.

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"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?!"


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.

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

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