Jerry Seinfeld became an American entertainment icon in the 90s, after the well-known stand-up comedian’s TV series “Seinfeld” became one of the most popular sitcoms in the country.
Even though the show ended in 1998, the star has maintained a successful career in stand-up.
He’s also shifted his focus to raising his three children, Sascha, Shepherd, and Julian.
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The father of three said he usually keeps his cool with the kids, but Seinfeld recently revealed that there’s one thing they do that makes him snap: watching reality television.
In an interview with Mr Porter magazine, the comedian said that he got into an argument with his 16-year-old daughter for watching one of reality television’s most notorious families:
“The one time I really, really got upset was when my daughter was watching the Kardashians on her phone in her bed and I could not take that scene.
Seinfeld said that he can’t stand “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” because it used to be very difficult to make it in television:
For someone who for their whole life, television was the Olympics of being a comedian. It was only for the very best. You had to go through all the different hierarchies of your career to get to television.”
He said that finding out his daughter watched the show made him lose his cool:
“I’m offended by reality television on many levels and that show of course is the premier example of reality television. These people are not doing anything interesting. I lost my temper with that one.”
But the Kardashians aren’t the only pop culture celebrities that Seinfeld rejected this week.
A video of the comedian refusing to hug Kesha, one of pop music’s top stars, at a red carpet event on Monday went viral.
In the awkward clip, the songstress went in to hug Seinfeld, only to get completely rejected.
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But according to CNN, the comedian said that he had a good reason. He just had no idea who the famous pop star actually was. He said:
“I’m 63, I don’t know every pop star. I don’t know everyone. Hug is not first moment of a human, two humans. I never did that.”
The two apparently laughed off the awkward moment later on in the night.
But there’s no word yet if the Kardashians will find the comedian’s recent slams quite as funny.