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All The Girls From The Early 2000s Are Currently Thriving, Like, Everyone From Your Childhood Is Doing Real Well

This just warms my broken heart and wilted soul.

The world may be falling apart, but not for everyone.


If you were alive during the 1990s/early 2000s, I'm happy to report that all of our favorite girls are thriving in 2021.


First and foremost, after 13 years, Britney is free.

She just celebrated her 40th birthday with her super-hot fiancé.

And, just, isn't it nice to see her genuinely happy again?

Avril Lavigne just released the most Avril Lavigne–esque song of her career.

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The only thing missing is the tie!

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Janet is getting her much deserved redemption.

Jessica Simpson just recorded new music for the first time in years.

Thank you to everyone who has supported me to put my voice back into the world. I have never released music without a record label so in a lot of ways I feel like a new artist.

Twitter: @JessicaSimpson

She's also four years sober and looking happier and healthier than ever.

Twitter: @JessicaSimpson

AND she's gained total control of her fashion brand.

TODAY after 3 years of hearing “NO. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE. STAND DOWN. ITS TOO HARD …” I am truly humbled to reclaim 100% ownership of MY name and my brand. It was a long journey getting to this point.

Twitter: @JessicaSimpson

Paris Hilton just got married for the first time.

Lindsay Lohan just got engaged.

She's also acting again and starring in a new Netflix Christmas movie.

Nicole Richie just celebrated her daughter's 13th birthday with a photo of her at 3 months old.

She also just turned 40.

Christina Aguilera is releasing her second Spanish-language album.

Kelly Clarkson is *the most* successful talk show host.

Kelly Clarkson on the Kelly Show
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Mariah Carey is about to go to No. 1 again.

Mariah Carey celebrating Christmas in a sparkly red costume
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Sarah Michelle Gellar just celebrated her 19th wedding anniversary to Freddie Prinze Jr.

Hilary Duff just had her third baby and is starring in How I Met Your Father.

Mandy Moore is now a mom.

And not to mention, she has a wildly successful acting career.

Mandy Moore and Milo acting in This Is Us
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Beyoncé continues to win Grammys.

Beyonce is holding a Grammy Award
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Pink is nominated for a Grammy.

Jennifer Lopez is starring in a movie about being a fictional pop star called Marry Me.

jlo is performing in front of marry me signs
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She also seems happy.

Jennifer Lopez is making out with Ben Affleck
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Ciara was just invited to the White House.

Ciara poses for photos behind podium during a tour
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Reese Witherspoon has fully grown kids — like, where has the time gone?

And last but certainly not least, I'm sure you were wondering about this one, but Willa Ford seems well!