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The Great Lindsay Lohan–Hilary Duff Feud Of 2004

Relive it through the greatest piece of early 2000s TV.

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The year was 2004.

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Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan ruled over young Hollywood — Duff was a platinum-selling pop star, Lohan was Cady Heron in Mean Girls — but the two were at war.

Over Aaron Carter.

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Duff and Carter met on the set of Lizzie McGuire in 2001, and dated for almost two years before Carter decided to double-team the Disney queens.

As Carter explained, "I started dating Hilary [Duff] on my 13th birthday. I was dating her for like a year and a half and then I just got a little bored so I went and I started getting to know Lindsay [Lohan], dating Lindsay."


But then, Carter went back to Duff.

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Apparently Lohan was more boring than Duff — the pair only dated for a few months in 2003. Duff and Carter also broke up for good a few months later when Carter cheated on her with someone else (OMG!).

Still, Lohan wasn't over it.

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The girls silently battled on the red carpet, showing up to each other's premieres. But Lohan took the fight to the next level when she allegedly called Duff's A Cinderella Story co-star Chad Michael Murray to spread lies about her.

Duff told Allure in 2008, "I've never stolen anyone's boyfriend! I don't know how you do that! ... She was talking about it and I wasn't. It made us both look bad and put up a big weirdness." Tina Fey backed up those claims, recently confessing that Duff was a (confusing) topic of discussion on the Mean Girls set.

Then, Lohan added more fuel to the feud on Saturday Night Live.

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Just when it seemed like it had all died down, this happened. Rachel Dratch came out during Lohan's monologue, dressed as an over-the-top, hyper-bubblegum version of Duff. It was not a flattering say the least.

It gave us the greatest piece of entertainment journalism...possibly ever.

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Or, at least, from the early 2000s. By Access Hollywood. Shaun Robinson really dug into "THE FEUD"!

It's two minutes of amazing early 2000s TV.

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Today, both ladies are over the feud and Aaron "That's How I Beat Shaq" Carter. Carter on the other hand? Not so over it.


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