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An Extremely Awkward Clip Of The Pussycat Dolls Is Going Viral Because It Shows Exactly Why A Former Member Isn't Part Of The Reunion

One of the greatest moments in music history, TBH.

The year was 2006.

Lance Bass came out as gay.

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Every guy had this haircut.

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And the Pussycat Dolls hated each other*.

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*I'm kidding, but more on that later.

Most people don't know this, but the Pussycat Dolls had more than one singer.

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There was Nicole Scherzinger...and there was Melody Thornton.

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But Melody never got a chance to sing lead.

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In 2012, Nicole even admitted to singing 95% of the group's vocals.

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Things all came to a head at the 2006 "Fashion Rocks" concert when Melody randomly appeared onstage and in a very random moment started wailing.

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Nicole was pissed and visibly shaken.


It would give us one of the most iconic and awkward 30 seconds in music history. Watch it here:

In honour of the Pussycat Dolls reunion, a moment for the time Melody Thornton went rogue doing adlibs and Nicole Scherzinger was visibly raging

Years later, Melody isn't part of the Pussycat Dolls reunion, and now we know one of the reasons why.

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She told the Mirror UK: “I was a singer, not a trained dancer, but wasn’t allowed to sing and was told I couldn’t dance."

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She said it felt awful and uncomfortable.

She also said that she was never mad at Nicole.

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She said: “People would assume that I was so mad at Nicole because she sang and I didn’t. Well, no. That was her dream and it was coming true for her. I just wanted it for myself, too. I wanted the best for everyone. I’m a phenomenal vocalist; you just never heard it. But it wasn’t Nicole’s fault."

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So there you have it: There's no bad blood between the girls.


Now let's all focus on how amazing their X Factor UK comeback performance was and replay that American Music Awards clip over and over until we die.

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