The daily gossip: Kesha describes Jerry Seinfeld hug rejection as 'saddest moment' of her life, Dylan Sprouse and Barbara Palvin are engaged, and more

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1. Kesha describes Jerry Seinfeld hug rejection as 'saddest moment' of her life

No hug for you! Kesha revealed on "The Best Show with Tom Scharpling" that the most depressing moment of her life was when Jerry Seinfeld refused to hug her in 2017. A clip went viral at the time showing the singer walking up to Seinfeld and asking to hug him, to which he brutally told her, "No thanks!" Seinfeld then clarified he had no clue who she was. Years later, Kesha told the "really sad" story behind this, recalling the incident happened at a charity event in the middle of her tour, so she was "exhausted." But as a fan of "Seinfeld," she was thrilled to hear the comedian would be there. "I got really excited because he brings me peace and love and all things good in the universe, and then he didn't hug me in front of cameras," she said, adding that this was the "saddest moment of my life." Sounds like a pretty good life!

Best Show with Tom Scharpling

2. Dylan Sprouse and Barbara Palvin are engaged

Barbara Palvin is about to become a Sprouse spouse. "Suite Life of Zack & Cody" star Dylan Sprouse has confirmed his engagement to model Barbara Palvin, sharing the news in a V Magazine interview conducted by his brother, Cole Sprouse. In fact, they've been engaged since last September, but Sprouse said they "didn't necessarily feel the need to be fully transparent with the public" and wanted to drop the news on their terms. Their wedding is set to be held in Hungary, where Palvin is from. The two have been dating for five years, though Palvin recalled she "ghosted him for six months" after they first met. "I think the thing that really drew us together was our mutual roasting of each other when we first met," Sprouse said. Palvin also revealed the "moment I fell in love" with him was when "we started talking about Naruto and then he did an impersonation," providing a spark of hope to anime fans everywhere.

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3. Ke Huy Quan surprises Harrison Ford at 'Indiana Jones' premiere

Hold on to your potatoes and prepare for tears. Ke Huy Quan had yet another adorable reunion with Harrison Ford at Wednesday's Hollywood premiere of "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny." Video from the red carpet showed Quan sneaking up behind Ford and jumping up and down before slowly approaching the actor. "Indy!" Quan shouted before the two hugged, and Ford exclaimed, "You're all grown up!" Quan, of course, played Short Round as a child in 1984's "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom." Ford told Extra he has "great love and admiration" for his former co-star, while Quan said Ford is "the reason why I love acting so much," and as they hugged again, Quan said, "I love you so much." Quan also told Variety that "we're going to have the biggest 'Temple of Doom' reunion here tonight," and George Lucas and Steven Spielberg were also at the premiere. Unfortunately, the fridge from "Crystal Skull" was a no-show.


4. Rosie O'Donnell reveals Ellen DeGeneres recently apologized for 'mean' comment

Ellen DeGeneres was saying "I don't know her" before Mariah Carey made it cool, but she feels badly about it now. Rosie O'Donnell told The Hollywood Reporter that DeGeneres recently apologized privately for a "mean thing" she said about her. In an interview with Larry King back in the day, DeGeneres told the host, "I don't know Rosie. We're not friends." This "really hurt my feelings," O'Donnell said, as they did actually know each other, and "I have a picture of her holding [my then-infant son] Parker." But after O'Donnell shared that she was hurt by this on Andy Cohen's show last year, she said DeGeneres texted her to apologize, writing, "I'm really sorry and I don't remember that." Still, O'Donnell doesn't sound eager to let bygones be bygones. "I knew her for so many years," she said. "It just felt like I don't trust this person to be in my world."

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5. Illumination CEO denies 'Zelda' movie rumor

It's dangerous to go alone! Take this with a grain of salt. The CEO of Illumination has shot down a rumor that the animation studio behind "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" is taking on "The Legend of Zelda" next. The rumor originated on the "Hot Mic" podcast, where reporter Jeff Sneider recently said Universal is closing a deal for Illumination to adapt "Zelda" following the massive success of the "Mario" movie. Fans of the games were immediately distressed, fearing the film would attempt to put a similarly comedic spin on the material, complete with slapstick humor and tons of needle drops. Outside of "Mario," Illumination also created the "Despicable Me" franchise. But Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri is denying the "Zelda" report, telling The Wrap, "I don't know where that came from." Well, excuuuuse me!

The Wrap

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan is a staff writer at The Week. A graduate of Hofstra University with a degree in journalism, he also writes about horror films for Bloody Disgusting and has previously contributed to The Cheat Sheet, Heavy, WhatCulture, and more. He lives in New York City surrounded by Star Wars posters.