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    48 Pictures That Show Just How Weird The Year 2002 Was

    From Crossroads to jeans held up by strings, 2002 was a very strange year.

    All of the following happened in 2002...

    People wearing 2002 glasses in Times Square

    1. The cast of the Academy Award–winning movie, Crossroads.

    Taryn Manning, Britney Spears, Anson Mount, and Zoe Saldana

    2. Lindsay Lohan in a velour tracksuit with a very long scarf.

    3. Chad Michael Murray, Lindsay Lohan, and another very long scarf.

    4. Hilary Duff wearing a Canadian tuxedo combined with string-up wrestling shorts.

    5. Jennifer Lopez and her first husband, Cris Judd, in the beginning of 2002.

    6. Jennifer Lopez and her new boyfriend, Ben Affleck, at the end of 2002.

    7. Beyoncé and Mike Myers dancing together on a chain-link fence.

    8. BuzzFeed's favorite "couple you totally forgot ever dated," Sandy Bullock and Ryan Gosling.

    9. Paris Hilton and some jeans literally hanging on by threads.

    10. How pants stayed on, we'll never know.

    Paris Hilton with super low rise pants

    11. What was fashion even?

    Paris Hilton with a shirt held up by strings

    12. Legendary early 2000s VJs: Damien, Hillary, and Quddus.

    13. Fake lesbians, Tatu.

    14. Amanda Bynes and Frankie Muniz at the premiere of Bad Liar.

    15. Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Chris Kirkpatrick equally in awe at something.

    16. Jessica Biel as the fifth member of B2K.

    B2K and Jessica Biel presenting an award together

    17. Let's also take a moment to acknowledge this iconic B2K matching outfit ensemble.

    B2K in different brown outfits that all kind of match

    18. Samantha Mumba proudly showing off her two flip phones.

    19. A very awkward picture of Eve and Katie Holmes on the set of TRL.

    20. Just, like, this cute picture of Hilary and Lalaine.

    Hilary Duff and Lalaine happily shoveling some dirt together

    21. Two-hit wonder, Dream.

    22. Jimmy Fallon doing his best Enrique Iglesias impression at the VMAs.

    Jimmy Fallon singing Hero with a giant mole

    23. The Olsen twins doing their best Romy and Michele impression.

    The Olsen twins wearing business suits

    24. Jennifer Lopez in full Juicy track.

    25. Carson Daly playing third wheel to Shane West and Mandy Moore while they promote A Walk to Remember.

    26. Brittany Murphy in full denim.

    27. Michelle Branch in a full curtain*.

    Michelle Branch wearing a colorful tapestry

    28. Justin Timberlake wearing a fedora made out of thick felt.

    29. Fat Joe clutching Ashanti while performing at MTV's Spring Break.

    30. Just, like, this picture of what Times Square looked like every Monday–Friday from 3–4 p.m.

    Times Square full of tweens

    31. Christina Aguilera awkwardly giving an award to Eminem, which was just mean, because they hated each other.

    32. Destiny's Child wearing styles by Tina.

    33. Kelly Clarkson and her chunky-ass highlights.

    34. The "Lady Marmalade" girls (minus Kim) with their Grammys.

    35. The Elvis Presley of the early 2000s, Avril Lavigne.

    Avril wearing a tie

    36. Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy as a couple.

    37. Celine Dion with Cher in John Travolta drag at VH1's Diva's Live.

    38. Jessica Alba, Rosie O'Donnell, and Steve Irwin.

    Rosie is screaming at something while Jessica Alba shakes Jessica's hand

    39. The Rock with hair and Mandy Moore.

    40. SMG in more weird jeans and FPJ looking fine as usual.

    41. The Rock admiring his wax figure's pleather outfit.

    42. Baby Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, and Rupert Grint.

    43. Britney Spears presenting an award with the legendary Verne Troyer.

    44. Brad and Jen as a couple.

    45. Brad and Jen still as a couple, but this time Brad has a raggedy-ass beard.

    46. Tom Cruise when he dated Penelope Cruz.

    47. Christina Aguilera in her full-on "Dirrty" era, chaps and all!

    48. And Britney Spears with a fan.

    Britney Spears with Justin Timberlake