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    Ever Heard Of Google Images? Well, We Have J.Lo’s Green Dress To Thank For It

    Her influence.

    We all know Jennifer Lopez: singer, actress, pole-dancing queen, and so on.

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    And we all know Google Images: the place where you go at 1 a.m. to look at random pics because you can't sleep.

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    WELL, what if I told you that Ms. Jenny From the Block was actually the inspiration for Google Images?


    I KNOW. It all was brought to my attention when Twitter user @alinasknee tweeted this screengrab of the Google Images Wikipedia page.

    in honour of hustlers i'd like to let everyone know that jennifer lopez literally invented google images

    I did some fact-checking on this and it is, in fact, true.

    For those of you who don't know (and if you don't, who even are you?), J.Lo wore this now-legendary deep-V green Versace dress to the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2000, and basically broke the internet for the very first time in history.

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    Apparently, A LOT of people tried to look up pics of the iconic green dress but had a ton of trouble because Google only offered text and links for their search results*.

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    *Image above is a reenactment.

    And so, Google Images was born*!!!

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    *Also a reenactment.

    I think I speak for everyone when I say, thank you, Jennifer Lopez. And thank you, green Versace dress.


    ***ALSO ICYMI, she recently wore the dress again for Versace's 20th anniversary and looked fucking amazing.

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    Forever an Icon™.

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