19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
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January 21st is National Hug Day, a day to remind the people of the United States to use arms for embracing rather than fighting. While the hug is an inherently intimate act—you're standing awfully close to one another and can smell their pits—hugs are often casually doled out because of obligation. Not even celebrities, those gods among us, are immune to the oh-so-awkward hug. Here are the finest cringe-worthy examples.

1. Jamie Foxx and Halle Berry

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He's looking around for a

2. Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan 

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His motivational speech motivated her to break up with him.

3. Luke Perry and Fan

4. Matt Damon and George Clooney

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Funnier than 
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5. Justin Timberlake and Ellen DeGeneres

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They do not look *NSYNC.
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6. Ian Somerholder and Ariana Grande

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She must think he's a real vampire.

7. Kanye West and Taylor Swift

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She seems a bit 
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8. Joe Jonas and The Air

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The air loves him back.
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9. Ray Romano and Cheryl Hines

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Curb your enthusiasm, Cheryl.
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10. Mariah Carey and Mike Tyson

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She's worried about her ear.
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11. Lady Gaga and Cher

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That'll turn you into a vegetarian.
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12. Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner

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"Moooom! You're embarrassing me!"
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13.  Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber

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"If I was your boyfriend, I'd never let you go."
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14. Taylor Swift and Olivia Munn

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Now they got bad blood.
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15. Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

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Almost as awkward as Rose not letting Jack on the door.

16. John Mayer and Kanye West

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His body is a wonderland.

17. Barack Obama and Jay Carney

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Couldn't figure out the term limit on this hug.
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18. Joe Biden and Senator Chris Coons's Daughter

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Hugs and kisses are his vice.

19.  Meryl Streep and Oscar

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The Iron Lady and the Gold Man.
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