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Kesha Finally Gave Her Side Of That Awkward Seinfeld Hug Denial

"I should have known better."

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You may remember the ~slightly awkward~ moment last month, when Jerry Seinfeld denied Kesha a hug on camera.

LAST NIGHT @KeshaRose found out @JerrySeinfeld is not a #Hugger -- Is it hard to be a non-hugger in 2017?

Seinfeld later explained to Extra that he simply didn't know who Kesha was — and he isn't a fan of hugging on the first introduction.


“I'm sure I would've liked her," Seinfeld later added. "But I need to know — who are you?.”

Kesha remained pretty quiet about the whole ordeal, only hinting at it with an Instagram post showing two cats hugging:

She captioned it: "see what they're doing there?? #hugging #hugs #ilikehugs #hugsRgreat #hugsnotdrugs"

But yesterday, in an interview with Sirius XM Hits 1, she finally gave her side of the story.


"I felt like I was five years old," she said of the awkward moment. "Oh, I instantly was like, 'Oh, fuck me!' And I like, somehow ended up in my very own episode — mini-episode — of Seinfeld for like five seconds."

It turns out Kesha is just a really big fan of his sitcom.


“I’ve seen every episode a thousand times,” she said. “I used to carry the whole season package with me everywhere on my carry-on. Like DVDs. That's why I was trying to attack him, yes! That’s why I wanted a hug so hard.”

And when asked if she had a message for Seinfeld now, Kesha made it clear there are no ~hard feelings~ between the pair:


"Uh..." she said with a laugh. "I should have known better. I've seen the hugging episode [of Seinfeld]! That was my fault, that was my fault."

BTW, yesterday Kesha released the first single off her new album, called "Praying," and it is seriously beautiful and heartbreaking. BET YOU WISH YOU COULD GIVE HER A HUG NOW, JERRY.

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