By Sarah Carroll
“I don’t hug a total stranger,” he told Extra. “I have to meet someone, say hello, I gotta start somewhere.”
Related: Jerry Seinfeld Refuses to Hug Kesha
Kesha walked up to Seinfeld while he was being interviewed to share that she was a huge fan, but when she tried to embrace him, Jerry wasn’t having it.
“I was right in the middle of an interview, it was a little off,” he explained. “I’m 63, I don’t know every pop star, I don’t know everyone.”
And despite the awkward moment, Seinfeld revealed he and Kesha later patched things up.
“She was very nice about it. We laughed about it.”
Watch Seinfeld tell his side of the story below: