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Throwback: Celebrity Prom Photo Edition

Do you remember your high school prom? You were probably really excited to wear that awesome, brightly-colored dress that was so trendy, and get your hair and nails done for the occasion. 

Your parents probably snapped a few pics before you headed out the door, and enjoyed a magical night feeling like Cinderella. But luckily for you, those photos probably only live in a dusty photo album at your parents' house -- not on the Internet. And the only people who really get a laugh from them are your closest friends and family.

Now, thanks to social media and the magic of the World Wide Web, we can take a trip down memory lane and see how all of our favorite celebs dressed for prom. Big hair? Poufy dresses? Embarrassingly gelled hair? Check, check and check. At least we don't feel so about about all of the sequins and eye shadow we rocked once upon a prom. Take a look at some of our favorites below!


Will Ferrell

Image via Co-Ed

Will Ferrell was a funnyman even back then! The comedian and SNL alum decided to rock a princess tiara to his big dance. Fitting. 


Bruno Mars

Image via Tumblr

Before he was rocking out on stage and selling out concerts, Bruno Mars was rocking an impressive hairdo at his high school prom. 



Image via Co-Ed

Fergie was even G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S in high school! It's not surprising she is surrounded by a sea of good-looking men. 


John Krasinski

Image via Gawker

Before he became everyone's favorite smart-ass on The Office, John Krasinski was just a normal teen in the mid-'90s. That tie, though. 


Tamron Hall

Image via Today.com

The Today Show correspondent revealed her awkward prom pic on the morning program, and boasted that she had even won Best Dressed at the dance! (She also claimed the teachers were in charge of voting). 


Danielle Fishel & Lance Bass

Courtesy of Danielle Fiscel (@daniellefishel)

Who knew that two of the greatest forces of the '90s were once combined? The Boy Meets World star and the NYSYNCer actually dated late in the decade, and he was so nice as to accompany her to her senior prom.


Brad Pitt

Image via Babble

Not sure if this counts as awkward, because Brad's feathered early 1980s hair was FLAWLESS. 



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