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If Jennifer Lopez Is Seeing Exes Again, Diddy Wants His Shot

With that messy post on Instagram, was Diddy shooting his shot?

JLo, the Versace dress, and Diddy. Are they all in the past? Should they be?

If you had asked us months ago — maybe after Jennifer Lopez's first rumored split with A-Rod in March, maybe after they called off their engagement, maybe when they finally confirmed their split — which one of Jennifer Lopez's exes we could see her getting back together with, we probably would have said Diddy.

Dating from September 1999 to February 2001, the pair gave us a relatively short but drama filled entanglement— lest we forget the infamous club shootout. Combined with the iconic '90s/early 2000s outfits that still give us style inspiration and bandana envy (it was Diddy, after all, who was on JLo's arm as she wore the notorious Versace dress for the first time), the two are a quintessential couple of the early 2000s era.

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End Times Update 5/15/2021: SNL, the Gas Crisis, and Courtney Stodden

One clone's perspective on pop culture.

Each week one of Popdust's disposable clones — grown in a vault deep beneath the Mojave desert — is exposed to the outside world through a relentless feed of news, pop culture, and social media.

The arduous process accelerates their dissolution back into an amorphous clone slurry. But before they go, they leave behind a document of what they've absorbed and what they've learned — a time capsule preserving a single moment in the slow-motion collapse of civilization. We call these End Times Updates...

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In Hollywood Breakup Ritual, Ben Affleck "Trashes" Ana De Armas

In a mysterious Hollywood custom, a cardboard cutout of Ana De Armas was placed in ex-boyfriend Ben Affleck's trash.

For decades scholars from around the world have been studying the minutiae of social life within the unspoiled and oft-misunderstood culture known as "Hollywood."

The strange locals we have come to know as "celebrities" defy our understanding with their alien customs — moving in with estranged spouses, joining cults, drinking blood. And yet we are constantly reminded how much these exotic and beautiful creatures are "just like us."

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11 Famous People Inspired by Selena Quintanilla

The pioneering Tejano star died 25 years ago, but her lasting legacy has shaped many artists you know.

25 years ago, Mexican-American Tejano sensation Selena Quintanilla was murdered.

In her short 23 years, Selena took the Latin music scene by storm throughout the late '80s and early '90s, playing an unprecedented role in driving the genre towards the mainstream in the United States. Some of her greatest influences included Donna Summer, Gloria Estefan, Paula Abdul, and the Jackson family, though her father encouraged her to pay homage to her roots by singing in Spanish and implementing Mexican cumbia and mariachi into her music.

With hits like "Dreaming of You," "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom," and "Como la Flor" — as well as an unmistakable, but often replicated, sense of style — Selena was a phenomenon with a lasting legacy.

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7 Disgusting Moments That Should Have Ended Howard Stern's Career

Whether or not you find Howard Stern entertaining, some of these moments would probably be unforgivable...assuming he ever apologized.

Howard Stern is an assh**e.

He has attempted to clean up his act over the year and has made claims of serious personal growth. And he may have had some success in rebranding as a major critic of former-president Donald Trump.

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Beyhive Slams J-Lo for her 2020 AMAs Performance

Did Jennifer Lopez Copy Beyonce At The 2020 AMAs? Does it Matter?

Beyonce at the 2014 Grammys and JLo at the 2020 AMAs

The 2020 American Music Awards were certainly different this year, but that didn't stop the spectacle or the drama.

Hosted by Taraji P Henson, the AMAs delivered an impressive lineup of socially distanced performers and hosts, including Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, the live premiere of the Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes collaboration, and Jennifer Lopez. One of the more highly anticipated performers, JLo is known for her stage presence and performance power. Unlike Bieber x Mendes, there would be no awkward belting from six feet apart.

What would she do? Show off her athleticism? Wear that Versace dress yet again?

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