Jerry fine with hugs ... just not with Ke­sha

Ottawa Sun - - SHOWBIZ - — Mark Daniell

So Ke­sha, it wasn’t Jerry, it was you.

Months af­ter Se­in­feld awk­wardly re­fused a hug from the pop princess on the red car­pet of the Na­tional Night of Laugh­ter and Song event at the Kennedy Cen­ter in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., the fun­ny­man proved he’s a fan of the hug by pok­ing fun at the in­ci­dent on Twit­ter.

On a standup tour Down Un­der, Se­in­feld shared an im­age of him­self em­brac­ing his man­ager with a mu­ral in the back­ground cap­tur­ing his in­fa­mous en­counter with the songstress. “Me and my Man­ager of three decades @george­shapiro en­joy­ing Mel­bourne.”

In an in­ter­view af­ter he shut down Ke­sha, Se­in­feld ex­plained why he said no.

“When you get to be my age and you’ve done a cou­ple things, you have your own re­al­ity,” he told Ex­tra. “In my re­al­ity…I don’t hug a to­tal stranger. I have to meet some­one, say hello. I gotta start some­where…”

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