An Awkward Superstar Medley From 2008 Is Going Viral Because It’s Just A Beautiful Mess

An Awkward Superstar Medley From 2008 Is Going Viral Because It’s Just A Beautiful Mess

An Awkward Superstar Medley From 2008 Is Going Viral Because It’s Just A Beautiful Mess

I love everything about this.

The day was September 5, 2008. The show was called Fashion Rocks. The benefit was for cancer. The song was called “Just Stand Up!”

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It was a moment that time and Twitter would never forget.

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From left to right in awkward middle school dance posing fashion we had Keyshia Cole, Leona Lewis, and Fergie.

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Ciara, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, and Mary J Blige.

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Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, and Miley Cyrus.

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And finally, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, and Nicole Scherzinger.

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Together they would create a true piece of pop culture fuckery.

The musicians standing together while wearing a shirt that said 'Stand Up to Cancer'

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The woman were brought (forced) on stage to sing a song. While the performance was for all the right reasons, the end product was just a beautiful mess.

tag yourself I’m miley damn near screaming over rihanna

“I like to pretend this video doesn’t exist.”

i like to pretend this video doesn’t exist

First and foremost, we had Beyoncé in the lead.

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There was a face in her wig.

@anglscry i’m the face in beyoncé’s wig

Miley Cyrus was sandwiched between Beyoncé and Rihanna.

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Rihanna was next to Miley.

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This person described their interaction perfectly:

Miley and Rihanna giving me ‘your little cousin that likes to be around you’ vibes 😂 https://t.co/OfKWahjM5d

Then you have Fergie being, well, Fergie.

Fergie commanding the stage

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She is giving off cartwheel flips on the Today show energy.

Mariah Carey was wondering when she could get off the stage.

Mariah looks awkward AF

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She is dying inside.

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Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus is living her absolute best life.

Beyonce and Miley being cute together

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Like she and Beyoncé are IRL best friends?

@anglscry This is literally the cutest thing in the world

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And Nicole. Poor Nicole is contemplating her career and life.

Nicole staring into the abyss

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It screams “But I AM the Pussycat Dolls!!!!”

Nicole looking very confused

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“I love mess” never was a more appropriate quote.

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You can watch the performance in its entirety here:

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