The Women Of O-Town's "Liquid Dreams" Then And Now
What have these morpharotic dreams from a magazine been up to since 2000?
You remember O-Town? The not a Backstreet Boy, not yet an NSYNC, band from the early 2000s?
If so, then you probably remember their first single, "Liquid Dreams," where they name-dropped all the celebrities that they had... um... wet dreams about.
December 2000 was quite a different time, though, so let's see what O-Town's late-night fantasies have been up to in the 14 years since "Liquid Dreams" was released.
"I dream about a girl who's a mix of Destiny's Child..."
Destiny's Child consisted of Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams when "Liquid Dreams" was released. Most recently, the disbanded group reunited for a Super Bowl performance in 2013. Michelle currently hosts the television series Fix My Choir, Kelly Rowland was a judge on The X-Factor, and Beyoncé actually stopped making music post–Destiny's Child and little has been heard from her since.
"Just a little touch of Madonna's wild style..."
Madonna was bringing the people together with her album Music in 2000. Currently, she's busy being an "Unapologetic Bitch" on her latest album, which she surprised fans with six new songs from in December 2014.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? Probably not, but don't let Madonna stans tell you different.
"With Janet Jackson's smile..."
Janet Jackson starred in Nutty Professor II: The Klumps in 2000 and released a single from the film's soundtrack, "Doesn't Really Matter," as the precursor to her comeback album, All For You. Most recently, Janet married billionaire Wissam Al Mana in 2013 and has announced plans for a new album.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? Janet is iconic, for sure, but she's made steps to fly under the radar in recent years, so probably not.
"Throw in a body like Jennifer's..."
Jennifer Lopez starred in The Cell in 2000, having released her debut album On the 6 the previous year. Most recently, she still dominates the music and film world, having released her eighth studio album this year and starring in The Boy Next Door, scheduled for release in 2015.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? As if thirsty hangers-on Iggy Azalea and Pitbull would ever let anyone stake a claim to J.Lo.
"Angelina Jolie's lips to kiss in the dark..."
Angelina Jolie won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2000 and married actor Billy Bob Thornton. In 2014, she starred in the movie Maleficent, released her theatrical directing debut Unbroken, and married actor Brad Pitt.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? Playing Maleficent probably scared off any potential suitors.
"Underneath Cindy C's beauty mark..."
Cindy Crawford, known for the mole above her lip, quit modeling in 2000, but the supermodel has remained an icon, recreating her classic 1992 Pepsi commercial in 2002 for Pepsi. In 2014, she led a rally to promote environmental safety in Malibu schools suffering from toxic soil.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? One Direction is barely old enough to have seen her original Pepsi commercial, so I doubt they or any other band would appreciate her ~impact~.
"When it comes to the test, well, Tyra's the best..."
Tyra Banks was slaying the supermodel scene in 2000 and three years later debuted her series America's Next Top Model. In 2014, the show has aired for 7,000 seasons and will still be here when we're all dead.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? Yes, but the boy band would probably be Tyra dressed up as a boy band playing all the members.
"And Salma Hayek brings the rest..."
Salma Hayek had recently starred in Dogma and Wild Wild West in 2000. In 2014, she portrayed herself in Muppets Most Wanted.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? Maybe some Frida enthusiasts.
"She's got the sweetest personality, like Halle B..."
Halle Berry won an Emmy in 2000 for her portrayal of Dorothy Dandrige in a TV movie, starred as Storm in 2000's X-Men, and then won an Oscar for her decidedly unsweet portrayal of Leticia Musgrove in Monster's Ball in 2001. Currently, Halle stars in the CBS sci-fi drama Extant.
Would a boy band name-drop her now? Maybe they'd name-drop that wig she wore in The Call...