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Reminder: Paul Rudd Had The Worst Goatee Ever

How did we allow this to happen?!

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Paul Rudd is a handsome man.

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A VERY handsome man.

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Of course we first noticed him in 1995, when he played Cher Horowitz's adorable stepbrother Josh Lucas in Clueless.

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Twenty years later, we're still thirsty for him. Just look at him in Ant-Man.

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And in the time between those two movies, he experimented with all forms of facial hair, looking great every time. Here he is scruffy in 2002.

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And bearded in 2006.

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And even more bearded in 2007.

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But there's one look that not even Rudd could pull off. In 1999, the world allowed Rudd to LOOK...LIKE...THIS!

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Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?!

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This photo was taken when Rudd was on the red carpet for the premiere of 200 Cigarettes, where he was in a love triangle with Courtney Love and his gnarly facial hair.

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But that was for a movie. A period piece, no less, that took place in the '80s.

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After a quick look at his IMDB page, it is unclear that this epic follicle fiasco was for a movie or theater role. This facial hair may have been...intentional!

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But thankfully, we survived. The Rudd-tee did not bring about the apocalypse. So let us all just be thankful for what we have now.

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