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2021 Was A Year Of Both Cute And Cringey Red Carpet Moments For Celebrity Couples, So Here Are 16 Of The Most Unforgettable Ones

I want what Priyanka and Nick have. 😍

With 2021 came the return of in-person red carpet events, which also brought the return of celebrity couples being cute, charming, and sometimes cringey on the carpet.

Dolly Parton sips tea
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Here are 16 of the most memorable celeb couple red carpet moments of 2021:

1. Rita Ora wore a feathery top to the MTV EMAs, and Taika Waititi had the time of his life playing with her super-long train.

Taika holds up Rita's train and poses
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2. Machine Gun Kelly dyed his tongue black then, uh, tongue-kissed Megan Fox at the Billboard Music Awards.

Colson touches his tongue to Megan's
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3. Justin Mikita adorably fixed Jesse Tyler Ferguson's bow tie at the Tony Awards.

Justin adjusts Jesse's bow
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4. Reunited 17 years after their breakup, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck made their grand debut as a couple again at the Venice Film Festival.

Ben and Jennifer kiss for the cameras
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5. Riz Ahmed stopped to fix the hair of his wife, Fatima Farheen Mirza, at the Oscars.

I will never forgive E! for cutting away from this adorable moment between Riz Ahmed and his wife Fatima Farheen Mirza!!!! #Oscars

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Riz gazes lovingly at Fatima
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6. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky showed up to the Met Gala super late, but they couldn't take their eyes off each other on the red carpet.

Rocky and Rihanna hug, laughing
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7. Jodie Foster and Alexandra Hedison stopped to take a cute selfie at the Cannes Film Festival.

Jodie and Alexandra take a quick selfie together
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8. Justin Bieber comforted Hailey Baldwin Bieber after fans chanted his ex-girlfriend's name at her at the Met Gala.

Justin wipes Hailey's tears away
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9. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom looked at each other like this at Variety's Power Of Women: Los Angeles event.

Katy and Orlando look at each other like there's no one else in the room
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10. Priyanka Chopra adorably stuck her tongue out at Nick Jonas during the Fashion Awards.

Priyanka sticks her tongue out at Nick
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11. Lil Uzi Vert and JT shared a sweet smooch at the BET Awards.

Uzi and JT kiss
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12. Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley cor-dot-nated at the Emmys.

dressed in matching black outfits with white polka dots, Lauren and Samira walk the carpet hand-in-hand
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13. Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker did this, uh, nose kiss at the VMAs.

Travis bumps his nose against Kourt's
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14. Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun sealed their red carpet debut with a kiss at the VMAs.

Mod and Avril kiss
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15. Emily V. Gordon gave Kumail Nanjiani a peck on the cheek at the UK premiere of Eternals.

Emily kisses Kumail on the cheek
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16. And finally, Pardison Fontaine goofed off with Megan Thee Stallion at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Pardi poses with his tongue near Megan's neck
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The year is almost over, and we're looking back on 2021. Check out more from the year here!