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'Cruel Intentions' alum and real-life friends Selma Blair and Sarah Michelle Geller reunited for the MTV Movie and TV Awards: Greatest of All Time event on Sunday. The two won the Legendary Lip Lock Award, 20 years after winning Best Kiss at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards.
The 'Cruel Intentions' kiss was a huge deal back in the 1990s, as there was very little representation of LGBTQIA+ in pop culture (we only had Chasing Amy, The Birdcage, In and Out, Girl, and a few others).
Blair spoke about the iconic kiss during Sunday's broadcast.
"I think the reason the kiss has resonated with people for so long is not just for the initial shock value, but because it was a catalyst for so many young people to help them realize certain aspects of their sexuality and help make people comfortable to be who they really are."
"It also represented a paradigm shift to a new dynamic towards acceptance in pop culture. And also, it was super hot."
Just like Selma and Sarah did at the 2000 MTV Awards, the two women decided to reenact the kiss. As they leaned into the kiss, they faceplanted into a plexiglass divider. They did hold the kiss for a few seconds, and then Geller turned to the camera to make a statement.
"Stay safe, MTV. And 2020, end soon."
Watch the video below!
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