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Carrie Underwood: Once A “Cheat”-er, Always A “Cheat”-er

Lyndsey Parker
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"Before He Cheats," the most successful song by the most successful American Idol of all time, is arguably one of the finest woman-scorned anthems in the country music cannon. Nashville Star alum Miranda "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Lambert is probably still so peeved she didn't get to sing this tune, it's a wonder she hasn't taken a tire iron to Carrie Underwood's Ford auto herself.

If you're one of the few cave-dwellers out there who haven't yet seen Carrie's good-girl-gone-bad "Before He Cheats" video, or if you just feel like savoring her sweet revenge again, here 'tis:

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But did you know there was a whole lot more to Carrie's sordid saga of tequila-induced trysting and vehicular vandalism? See, much like George Lucas going back to the future for The Phantom Menace, Carrie has just released the prequel video/single "Last Name," sung from the point of view of the "other woman," to explain what went down before "Before He Cheats."

And unlike The Phantom Menace, "Last Name" is highly watchable and refreshingly CGI-free. Check it out:

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And this love-triangle (okay, lust-triangle) story doesn't end there, either: Check out this unique "Before He Cheats" remake from R&B singer Joe to get the sneaky-snaky male perspective, too:

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So whose side are you on here? Let us know which video you like best--the man's, the woman's, or the other woman's--on the message board below…

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