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Jun 15, 2020

36 Pictures That Show Just How Weird The Early 2000s Were

The early 2000s were so, so weird.

1. Baby Spice in a baby carriage.

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2. Kelly Clarkson wearing the timeless combination of jeans and a dress.

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3. A fake millionaire who went by "Joe Millionaire."

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4. Hilary Duff in a Paolo and Gordo sandwich.

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5. Hilary and Hallie Todd (the mom on Lizzie) on Hollywood Squares.

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6. Hilary Duff with string-up jeans.

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7. Eve and Gwen.

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8. O-Town, Serena Williams, Lil' Bow Wow, and some tennis rackets.

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9. Fat Joe clutching Ashanti.

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10. Brittany Murphy and Ashton Kutcher.

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11. Brittany Murphy wearing what appears to be the denim equivalent of three pairs of jeans.

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12. Jessica Alba babysitting Lil Romeo.

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13. Frankie Muniz and two-hit wonder, Dream.

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14. This great pairing of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and David Boreanaz.

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15. Christina Aguilera's leather chaps.

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16. Avril Lavigne and BBMak.

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Note: One of the members of BBMak with an early example of the "talk to the manager" haircut.

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17. Missy Elliott on a flip phone.

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18. B2K wearing matching velour sweatsuits but no shirts.

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19. Jennifer Lopez and Fred Durst with a glass of pinot grigio.

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20. Lindsay Lohan's spray tan matching the color of her hair.

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21. Disney Channel original movie legend, Erik von Detten.

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22. This outfit in general.

Lindsay Lohan wearing a cut-off jean skirt and a dragonfly blouse
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23. The one and only Lalaine.

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24. Whatever the Hilton sisters are wearing.

Paris and Nicki Hilton wearing mesh and a scarf skirt
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25. Beyoncé proudly holding some ancient cellphone.

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26. Beyoncé being confused by Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.

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Huh?

A closeup of a very confused Beyoncé
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27. A fan holding a disposable camera and an "Air Kirkpatrick" poster.

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28. These girls outside the TRL studios with signs that are slightly disturbing.

The sign says "Carson, we wanna be bad with you baby"
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29. Times Square shut down because some boy band was on TRL.

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30. Problematic Pink and iconic trio, 3LW.

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31. Britney in full Juicy regalia.

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32. This unsettling picture of A.J. McLean.

A.J. McLean wearing an oversized white suit being surrounded by the other Backstreet Boys
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33. Whatever's happening here.

Christina Aguilera with a metallic outfit and crimped hair.
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34. Destiny's Child wearing a sexy Girl Scout uniform to the Kid's Choice Awards.

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35. These Spice Girls dolls having a photo shoot.

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36. And Anne Hathaway with a very large tie.

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