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

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
He's looking around for a

2. Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan 

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
His motivational speech motivated her to break up with him.

3. Luke Perry and Fan

4. Matt Damon and George Clooney

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
Funnier than 
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5. Justin Timberlake and Ellen DeGeneres

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
They do not look *NSYNC.
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6. Ian Somerholder and Ariana Grande

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
She must think he's a real vampire.

7. Kanye West and Taylor Swift

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
She seems a bit 
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8. Joe Jonas and The Air

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
The air loves him back.
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9. Ray Romano and Cheryl Hines

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
Curb your enthusiasm, Cheryl.
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10. Mariah Carey and Mike Tyson

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
She's worried about her ear.
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11. Lady Gaga and Cher

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
That'll turn you into a vegetarian.
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12. Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
"Moooom! You're embarrassing me!"
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13.  Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
"If I was your boyfriend, I'd never let you go."
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14. Taylor Swift and Olivia Munn

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
Now they got bad blood.
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15. Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
Almost as awkward as Rose not letting Jack on the door.

16. John Mayer and Kanye West

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
His body is a wonderland.

17. Barack Obama and Jay Carney

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
Couldn't figure out the term limit on this hug.
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18. Joe Biden and Senator Chris Coons's Daughter

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
Hugs and kisses are his vice.

19.  Meryl Streep and Oscar

19 celebrity hugs that show nobody is immune from the awkwardness of physical contact.
The Iron Lady and the Gold Man.
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