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This Is What The MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Looked Like 20 Years Ago

In short: weird as hell

The '90s were truly a wild ride, and one that we can't seem to let go of. From the pop culture moments to the iconic style, we're constantly trying to relive and and recreate the moments of everyone's favorite decade. With the 2016 MTV Movie Awards right around the corner, it seems like the appropriate time to take a look back on what it was like on the red carpet 20 years ago, in 1996. As you can imagine, it's nothing short of incredible. Please, join me in revisiting some severely underrated moments in Movie Awards history.

  • Whitney Houston
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    Whitney blessed the Movie Awards stage with her presence and talent by performing "Why Does It Hurt So Bad" from "Waiting to Exhale".

  • Ellen DeGeneres
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    On her way to steal your outfit.

  • Anthony Kiedis
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    Before all of members of Red Hot Chili Peppers became card-holding dads.

  • Jamie Lee Curtis
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    This was well before Jamie Lee decided to give Lindsay Lohan and Activia any of her time.

  • Natalie Portman
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    Natalie Portman was 15 here. 15.

  • Cindy Crawford and William Baldwin
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    Because the '90s were weird, Cindy Crawford and one of the Baldwins who isn't Alec starred in an action movie together, because might as well.

  • Kevin Spacey
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    Before he was your favorite TV villain on House of Cards, he was your dad's (and America's) favorite movie villain in Seven.

  • Claire Danes
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    Baby Claire Danes in a baby crop top.

  • Chris Farley and David Spade
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    G 🐏 O 🐏 A 🐏 T 🐏

  • Brandy
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    Yes, it was once appropriate to attend a red carpet in a silk blouse and trousers.

  • Alicia Silverstone
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    Of course queen of '90s cinema Alicia Silverstone was in attendance.

  • Whoopi Goldberg, Shaquille O'Neal and Lauryn Hill
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    Print this out. Frame it. Gift it to your loved ones.

  • Bob Barker and Adam Sandler
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    1996 in a nutshell, I guess.