Rarely Seen Photos That Reveal A Different Side To The 90s

By | May 19, 2020

The following unseen photos from the 90s are definitely too hot for some viewers. Are they for mature audiences only? We’ll leave that decision up to you…

The final decade of the millennium was an era of change. Generation X had taken the societal reigns from the Baby Boomers and letting their hair down. Fashion was taking a turn for the flannel, and young people were beginning to look for new ways to have a good time.

These snapshots of the 90s show that the decade was full of a kaleidoscopic mix of culture, fashion, and music that made it an unforgettable era to live in - when Anna Nicole Smith was legitimate celebrity and when Johnny Depp was still considered an independent film star.

It’s important to use these pictures from the 90s to take your preconceived notions of the decade and turn them on their head. That’s the coolest part about taking a deep dive into the past… you never know what you’ll find on the other side.

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For a brief period of time in the early ‘90s Vanilla Ice was something of a magnet for starlets. Somehow, with his single hit, “Ice Ice Baby” he was able to ensnare pop goddess Madonna in a relationship. However, he broke things off when she started working on her photography book “Sex.” Ice explained:

She was older than me and a great lover. But I broke up with her after she printed that book because I was hurt to be an unwitting part of this slutty package. It was disgusting and cheap. We were in a relationship yet it looked like she was screwing all these other people.

Released to coincide with her fifth studio album, “Erotica,” “Sex” featured gorgeous and elaborate photos taken by Steven Meisel and Fabien Baron of Harper’s Bazaar. The book was a smash, selling out its limited 1.5 million run in only a few days. The book is still one of the most in demand out of print books and Vanilla Ice is… well, we don’t actually know what he’s up to.

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This Canadian beauty is best known for her time on Baywatch and her *ahem* private home video with former husband Tommy Lee, but it was hard to look anywhere in the ‘90s without seeing at least a fleeting glance of Pamela Anderson.

After being discovered at a Canadian Football League game when the camera panned in on her she was quickly offered her first Playboy shoot… she just had to figure out how to get to America. Anderson was stopped from flying to America because she didn’t have a work permit, she was told that if she didn’t have the proper paperwork she couldn’t enter America so she left the airport and went to the bus station and headed to Seattle. She explains:

They didn’t check me at the border, so I got into America. And I did my first Playboy cover.