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

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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Jeff Vinnick / Getty Images

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

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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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Vince Bucci / Getty Images

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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Gregg Deguire / WireImage / Getty Images

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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Matthew Fearn / AFP via Getty Images

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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Arnaldo Magnani / Getty Images

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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Kmazur / WireImage / Getty Images

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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Robert Mora / Getty Images

35.Hilary Duff in a Paolo and Gordo sandwich.

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Lucy Nicholson / Getty Images

36.Hilary Duff with jeans held up by strings.

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Vince Bucci / Getty Images

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

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Scott Gries / Getty Images

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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Scott Gries / Getty Images

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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Scott Gries / Getty Images

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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Scott Gries / Getty Images

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.

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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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Matt Stroshane / Getty Images

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

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Scott Gries / Getty Images

56.Pink and iconic trio 3LW.

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George De Sota / Getty Images

57.Britney in full Juicy regalia.

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Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

58.This unsettling picture of AJ McLean.

AJ McLean wearing an oversized white suit being surrounded by the other Backstreet Boys
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Help.

AJ McLean wearing an oversized white suit being surrounded by the other Backstreet Boys
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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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Chris Weeks / Getty Images

61.These Spice Girls dolls having a photo shoot.

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Ben Curtis - Pa Images / Getty Images

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

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Frank Micelotta / Getty Images