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

    What a time to be alive.

    1. Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson kissing with their eyes open while she's trying to sell edible lotion.

    At a press conference
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    2. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez clearly in a fight while exiting Blockbuster.

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    3. Amy Poehler showing off an ugly necklace so she can get it for free at a gifting suite.

    Duffy-marie Arnoult / WireImage for Fingerprint Communications

    4. Fake Russian lesbians.

    tatu kissing
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    5. Britney Spears meeting Willa Ford on the basketball court.

    At a charity event
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    6. Vin Diesel with a head of hair.

    It's a buzz cut
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    7. Gwen Stefani shielding then-husband Gavin Rossdale from Lil' Kim.

    at the VMAs
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    8. Katie Holmes missing Tom Cruise's mouth.

    Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes sharing a kiss
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    9. NSYNC dressed in carnival clothes.

    at the VMAs
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    10. JC Chasez in a jacket that was distressed with what appears to be bird shit.

    JC with a jacket covered in yellow blotches
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    11. A fan *really* invested in Chris Kirkpatrick's hair journey.

    a nsync fan with a whats next for chris' hair sign
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    12. Aaron Carter grinding between Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé.

    at the AMAs
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    13. Beyoncé and Kelly Osbourne.

    They don't seem like friends
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    14. And Beyoncé fooling around with Ashton Kutcher.

    Beyonce is pointing at ashton
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    15. A young Jason Momoa from his Baywatch days.

    at a Baywatch Hawaii screening
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    16. Prince William and Prince Harry when they were 90% of suburban girls' dream men.

    They're waving
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    17. Paris and Nicky Hilton with "got blow?" shirts.

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    18. Hilary Duff with a boom box.

    at the vmas
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    19. Lindsay Lohan posing with a shitty digital camera so she can get it for free.

    at the VMAs
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    20. JC Chasez with a very creative haircut.

    It's like the original Karen
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    21. Justin Timberlake with a clown hat.

    It's brown
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    22. A Claymate with a shirt that says, "Clay shakes my ovaries."

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    23. Beyoncé holding a chocolate phone.

    It's red
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    24. Eve getting very excited over using a Mac.

    at TRL
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    25. Leelee Sobieski with a fish purse.

    at the Teen Choice Awards
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    26. Mary Kate and Ashley in floor-length denim skirts and that flippy haircut.

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    27. Al and Tipper Gore straight-up Frenching.

    Al Gore and Tipper Gore making out
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    28. David and Victoria Beckham meeting the Prince of Wales.

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    29. Charlize Theron with these bangs.

    The bangs are all chopped up and very short
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    30. Paris Hilton with a thong that is literally sewn into the outfit she's wearing.

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    31. Angelina Jolie making out with her brother.

    At the Golden Globes
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    32. Destiny's Child at a 9/11 tribute concert wearing American flag pants.

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    33. These fans outside TRL saying they "wanna be bad" with Carson Daly.

    fans holding a i wanna be bad sign
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    34. Kelly Clarkson wearing the timeless and classy combination of jeans and a dress.

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    35. Hilary Duff in a Paolo and Gordo sandwich.

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    36. Hilary Duff with jeans held up by strings.

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

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    38. Fat Joe clutching Ashanti.

    at MTV Spring Break
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    39. Brittany Murphy wearing what appears to be the denim equivalent of three pairs of jeans.

    in a denim jumpsuit
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    40. Jessica Alba babysitting Lil' Romeo.

    hes on a cellphone too
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    41. Frankie Muniz and two-hit wonder Dream.

    at the Teen Choice Awards
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    42. This great pairing of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and David Boreanaz.

    At the Teen Choice Awards
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    43. Christina Aguilera's leather chaps.

    dirrty queen
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    44. 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, aka the "Kate Gosselin."

    the guy from bbmak with a reverse spiky bob
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    45. Missy Elliott on a flip phone.

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    46. B2K wearing matching velour sweatsuits without shirts.

    It's a blue suit
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    47. Jennifer Lopez and Fred Durst with a glass of pinot grigio.

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

    orange and oranger
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    49. Disney Channel original movie legend Erik von Detten.

    King von Detten
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    50. This outfit in general.

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

    Lalaine from Lizzie
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    52. Whatever the Hilton sisters are wearing.

    Paris and Nicky Hilton wearing mesh and a scarf skirt
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    53. Beyoncé being confused by Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.

    Mark Mainz / Getty Images

    Huh?

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

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    55. Times Square shut down because some boy band was on TRL.

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    56. Pink and iconic trio 3LW.

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    57. Britney in full Juicy regalia.

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    58. This unsettling picture of AJ McLean.

    AJ McLean wearing an oversized white suit being surrounded by the other Backstreet Boys
    Jim Smeal / Ron Galella Collection via Getty

    Help.

    AJ McLean wearing an oversized white suit being surrounded by the other Backstreet Boys
    Jim Smeal / Ron Galella Collection via Getty

    59. Whatever's happening here.

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

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    61. These Spice Girls dolls having a photo shoot.

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    62. And last but not least, Anne Hathaway with a very large tie.

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