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    Looking Back At The 2011 VMAs Will Make You Feel Ancient

    We're talking pre-Kimye, people!

    Even though it's only been five years since they took place, the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards look like they could've happened a lifetime ago. Here's what life was like back in good ol' 2011:

    1. Kim and Kanye attended separately BECAUSE THEY WEREN'T EVEN TOGETHER YET:

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    2. Justin and Selena were still embracing each other instead of shading each other:

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    3. Beyoncé was freshly pregnant with Blue Ivy — a time before any surprise albums were dropped:

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    4. Miley wasn't riding wrecking balls or licking hammers:

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    5. Selena and Demi were still a twosome:

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    6. Jared Leto didn't have an Oscar, just a mullet:

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    7. Katy Perry was living in a ~teenage dream~ with Russell Brand:

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    8. Wiz and Amber Rose were still kissing:

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    9. Nicki Minaj's Lisa Frank era was alive and well:

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    10. Britney was dating a man we've already forgotten about:

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    11. Adele and her big hair were just beginning to crush everyone's hearts with the 21 era:

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    12. Lady Gaga performed in drag and introduced the world to Jo Calderone:

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    13. Joe Jonas was trying to launch a solo pop career pre-DNCE:

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    14. The Jersey Shore cast was still tanning and fist-pumping:

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    15. Foster the People were an alternative band we all liked:

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    16. And Paul Rudd looked ageless:

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    ...OK, some things don't change:

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