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Long before Beyonce was the superstar we know today, she was the lead singer of Destiny’s Child and the opening act for one of the best-selling female groups of all time, TLC.

T-Boz, Left Eye and Chili invited the Houston-based girl group to perform on their 1999 world tour,  and Beyonce said that was one of the best moments of her life.

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In an interview with The Grio to promote their new VH1 biopic, the ladies of TLC recalled the day Beyonce personally thanked them for, what she described as, a life-changing experience.

“We were backstage [before a 2011 performance on “American Idol”} and she walked up to us and was thanking us, and we had never heard that from her before and it was really nice,” Chilli said.

“Her exact words were: ‘Thank you so much, those were some of the best times of my life,” T-Boz added. “Thank you for letting us open up for y’all because that was the best time… one of the best times of my life.’”

“That was so sweet,” Chili said before T-Boz chimed back in: “That was amazing!”

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Check out this vintage footage of Beyonce, Kelly, Michelle and Farrah during their days on the road with TLC. And, be sure to catch the Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story tonight at 9/8c on VH1.

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