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    Counting Crows' Adam Duritz Revealed How He Came To Date Jennifer Aniston, And You've Got To Hear This

    "I honestly had no idea who she was."

    So, back in the day, actor Jennifer Aniston and Adam Duritz, frontman of roots rock band Counting Crows, dated. It was an extremely '90s coupling.

    American actress Jennifer Aniston and American musician Adam Duritz attend the "Mr. Jenkins Soiree" at the Ace Gallery Los Angeles on September 29, 1995 in Los Angeles, California
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    In an Entertainment Tonight exclusive from VICE TV's forthcoming Dark Side of the '90s series, Adam opened up about how their relationship came to be.

    Adam Duritz of Counting Crows performs at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 2, 1997 in Mountain View, California
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    They met at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, which opened in 1993 — the same year Counting Crows made it big with their debut album, August and Everything After.

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    Adam said he "lived at The Viper Room, night in and night out" around that time period.

    Adam Duritz singer with American band Counting Crows backstage in the Netherlands in 1994
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    "I met Jennifer Aniston there," he said. "A bunch of my friends lied to me and told me she had a crush on me."

    Promotional portrait of American actor Jennifer Aniston for the television series, 'Friends,' taken in 1995
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    "Those same friends lied to her and told her I had a crush on her. I honestly had no idea who she was, I had been on the road during all of Friends. I had never seen it, I don't think," he continued.

    Matt Le Blanc, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, And Lisa Kudrow pose for this 1999 "Friends" shot
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    He described her as "really nice, really funny, really pretty. And also, she liked me."

    Jennifer Aniston at the Private Home in Los Angeles, California
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    The pair dated in 1995, but as Adam admits, "It didn't last very long, but she's a nice girl."

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    Fun fact: according to Entertainment Tonight, Adam also dated another Friends star, Courtney Cox, in 1997. They got together after Courtney starred in Counting Crows' "A Long December" music video.

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    Dark Side of the '90s premieres Thursday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on VICE TV.

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