19 Pop Culture Events from the Early 2000s That Would’ve Broke Twitter

Twitter has only been around since 2006, and lots of stuff happened before that.  (???)  Here’s a list of events from the early 2000s that would have blown up on Twitter, if it had existed:

1.  Ashlee Simpson caught lip-syncing on “Saturday Night Live” in 2004.

2.  Madonna’s kiss with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.

3.  In 2002 when Michael Jackson dangled his son out a hotel window in Germany.

4.  When Martha Stewart went to prison in 2004 for insider stock trading.

5.  Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction in the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

6.  When Elmo testified on Capitol Hill in 2002 to support funding for music education.

7.  Halle Berry becoming the first black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2002.

8.  In 2003 when Arnold Schwarzenegger became the “Governator” of California.

9.  When France wouldn’t support the U.S. in Iraq in 2003 and people tried to rename French fries “Freedom fries”.

10.  In 2005 when Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston called it quits.

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