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Jimmy Fallon Once Kissed Michael Jordan on the Lips in an Awkward Encounter!

Jimmy Fallon once accidentally kissed NBA legend Michael Jordan on the lips and recalled the awkward experience in a new Complex video series.

“I had a very awkward run-in with Michael Jordan. I was at a golf charity event with [Derek] Jeter, and so I was playing with those guys. … We were at some nightclub at the end of the night, and Derek’s like, ‘Hey Jimmy, do you know Michael?’“ Jimmy recalled. “And I go, ‘Yeah, I know you.’ And I went to say what’s up, and I went to give him a kiss on the cheek and he went to give me a kiss on this cheek and we both like kissed on the lips.”

“I thought I was gonna die,” Jimmy continued.

Jimmy continued that Michael was fine with it and said, “He grabbed me and he goes, ‘It’s okay.’“

“I saw him a couple months ago at a restaurant … we kinda had a look,” Jimmy laughed about their current status. “He knows what happened.”

If you’re loving this awkward Jimmy Fallon story, there’s one that definitely tops this involving another A-list star!

These Photos of Vanessa Bryant & Michael Jordan at Kobe & Gigi's Celebration of Life Are Going Viral

After Vanessa Bryant‘s emotional speech dedicated to her late husband and daughter, Kobe and Gigi, a moment happened that fans are talking about as so sweet and touching.

The celebration of life event – which took place on Monday (February 24) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles – saw Vanessa giving a heartbreaking tribute to her two late family members.

After the speech, NBA legend Michael Jordan got up from his seat in the audience and approached Vanessa and helped her down the stairs back to her seat before hugging her.

Michael gave a speech later on during the ceremony that had everyone laughing at one point!

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Michael Jordan Jokes About Making New 'Crying Jordan' Meme During Kobe Bryant Celebration of Life Speech (Video)

Michael Jordan got so emotional during Kobe and Gianna Bryant‘s celebration of life on Monday (February 24) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The NBA legend was on stage giving a speech when he broke down in tears.

“I took great pride as I got to know Kobe Bryant, that he was just trying to be a better person, a better basketball player. We talked about business. We talked about family. We talked about everything. He was just trying to be a better person,” Michael said.

“I have to look at another crying meme for the next…” Michael trailed off. “I told my wife I wasn’t gonna do this…cause I didn’t [want to see this] for the next three or four years! That is what Kobe Bryant does to me.” The audience went wild during this moment.

If you don’t know, the “Crying Jordan” meme has been circulating for years after Michael was crying hysterically during his Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on September 11, 2009.

Be sure to watch Vanessa Bryant‘s extremely emotional tribute to her husband and daughter at the event if you missed it.

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NBA Legend Michael Jordan Mourns Loss of Fellow Superstar Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan, one of the NBA’s greatest players of all time, has released a statement on the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13.

“I am in shock over the tragic news of Kobe‘s and Gianna‘s passing. Words can’t describe the pain I’m feeling. I loved Kobe – he was like a little brother to me. We used to talk often, and I will miss those conversations very much. He was a fierce competitor, one of the greats of the game and a creative force. Kobe was also an amazing dad who loved his family deeply – and took great pride in his daughter’s love for the game of basketball,” Michael said.

He continued, “[My wife Yvette Prieto] joins me in sending my deepest condolences to Vanessa, the Lakers organization, and basketball fans all around the world.”

We have very few details about the helicopter crash, however officials just confirmed the number of people who died in the tragic accident.

VIDEO: Michael Jordan Cries as Obama Calls Him 'More Than a Meme'

Michael Jordan teared up during the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony and became a meme in the process, which is ironic as the moment happened while he was praised for being “more than just an internet meme!”

The former basketball player was one of 21 stars honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday afternoon (November 22) in Washington, D.C.

“He’s more than just an logo, more than just an internet meme,” Obama said in his speech. “He’s more than just a charitable donor or a business owner committed to diversity. There is a reason you call somebody ‘the Michael Jordan of’… and they know what you’re talking about, because Michael Jordan is the Michael Jordan of greatness. he is the definition of somebody so good at what they do, that everybody recognizes it. That’s pretty rare.”

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest individual honor that a U.S. civilian can receive!

10+ pictures inside of Michael Jordan at the ceremony… More Here! »

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VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres Tears Up During Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony

After almost not being allowed inside the White House, Ellen DeGeneres had an emotional moment while being presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom!

The talk show host was one of 21 stars who received the medal from President Barack Obama at a ceremony in the East Room on Tuesday (November 22) in Washington, D.C.

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor that a U.S. civilian can receive and Ellen teared up while being given her medal.

“In a career spanning three decades, Ellen DeGeneres has lifted our spirits and brought joy to our lives as a stand-up comic, actor, and television star. In every role, she reminds us to be kind to one another and to treat people as each of us wants to be treated. At pivotal moments, her courage and candor helped change the minds and hearts of millions of Americans, accelerating our nation’s constant drive toward equality and acceptance for all,” the announcer said while she stood on stage with Obama. “Again and again, Ellen DeGeneres has shown us that a single individual can make the world a more fun, more open, more loving place, so long as we ‘just keep swimming.’”

Other stars who received the medal included Tom Hanks, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Redford, Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, basketball players Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill and Melinda Gates, and more.

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Michael Jordan Breaks Silence on Recent Violence in America

Michael Jordan is speaking out for the first time about the recent violence in America.

The 53-year-old former basketball player announced that he is donating $2 million – half to the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s newly established Institute for Community-Police Relations and the other half to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

“As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers. I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well,” he said in the statement given to

“I was raised by parents who taught me to love and respect people regardless of their race or background, so I am saddened and frustrated by the divisive rhetoric and racial tensions that seem to be getting worse as of late. I know this country is better than that, and I can no longer stay silent. We need to find solutions that ensure people of color receive fair and equal treatment AND that police officers – who put their lives on the line every day to protect us all – are respected and supported,” the statement continued. “Over the past three decades I have seen up close the dedication of the law enforcement officers who protect me and my family. I have the greatest respect for their sacrifice and service. I also recognize that for many people of color their experiences with law enforcement have been different than mine. I have decided to speak out in the hope that we can come together as Americans, and through peaceful dialogue and education, achieve constructive change.”

Read the full statement now on