62 images that capture the early 2000s

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Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson kiss with open eyes as she tries to sell edible lotion.

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are clearly fighting as they exit blockbuster.

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Amy Poehler shows an ugly necklace so she can get it for free in a gift suite.

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Fake Russian Lesbians.

5.

Britney Spears meets Willa Ford on the basketball court.

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Vin Diesel with a mop of hair.

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7th

Gwen Stefani shields her then husband Gavin Rossdale from Lil ‘Kim.

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8th.

Katie Holmes misses Tom Cruise’s mouth.

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NSYNC in carnival clothes.

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10.

JC Chasez in a jacket that was apparently plagued by bird shit.

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11.

A fan * really * invested in Chris Kirkpatrick’s hair trip.

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12th

Aaron Carter rubs between Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé.

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Beyoncé and Kelly Osbourne.

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And Beyoncé fooling around with Ashton Kutcher.

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A young Jason Momoa from his Baywatch days.

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Prince William and Prince Harry when they were 90% of the suburban girls’ dream men.

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Paris and Nicky Hilton with “God’s Blow?” Shirts.

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18th

Hilary Duff with a boombox.

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Lindsay Lohan poses with a shitty digital camera so she can get it for free.

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JC Chasez with a very creative haircut.

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21.

Justin Timberlake with clown hat.

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A claymate with a shirt that says, “Clay shakes my ovaries.”

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23

Beyoncé is holding a chocolate phone.

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24.

Eve is very excited to be using a Mac.

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25th

Leelee Sobieski with a fish bag.

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26th

Mary Kate and Ashley in floor length denim skirts and this funky haircut.

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Al and Tipper Gore straightforward frenching.

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28.

David and Victoria Beckham meet the Prince of Wales.

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Charlize Theron with this pony.

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Paris Hilton wears a thong that is literally sewn into the outfit she wears.

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31

Angelina Jolie makes out with her brother.

32.

Destiny’s Child at a 9/11 tribute concert in American flag pants.

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33.

Those fans outside of TRL say they “want to be bad” with Carson Daly.

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34.

Kelly Clarkson wears the timeless and classic combination of jeans and dress.

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35.

Hilary Duff in a Paolo and Gordo sandwich.

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36.

Hilary Duff with jeans held in place 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 clutches Ashanti.

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39.

Brittany Murphy appears to be wearing the denim equivalent of three pairs of jeans.

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40.

Jessica Alba babysits Lil ‘Romeo.

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41.

Frankie Muniz and the two-hit wonder dream.

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42.

This great pairing of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and David Boreanaz.

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43.

Christina Aguilera’s leather chaps.

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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 “Kate Gosselin”.

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45.

Missy Elliott on a flip phone.

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46.

B2K wears matching velor sweatsuits without shirts.

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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 that matches her hair color.

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49.

Disney Channel original movie legend Erik von Detten.

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50.

This outfit in general.

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51.

The only lalaine.

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52.

Whatever the Hilton sisters wear.

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53.

Beyoncé is confused by Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.

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Huh?

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54.

A fan with a disposable camera and an “Air Kirkpatrick” poster.

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55.

Times Square was closed because there was a boy band 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 disturbing picture of AJ McLean.

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Help.

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59.

Whatever happens here.

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Destiny’s Child wears sexy Girl Scout uniforms at the Kid’s Choice Awards.

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61.

These Spice Girls dolls are having a photoshoot.

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

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