One of the biggest parts of being a celebrity is posing for the perfect shot during red carpet events and magazine shoots. Another huge part is meeting your fans, signing autographs, and of course, taking photos with them so they can brag to their friends and family. As you’re about to see, sometimes these pics get so awkward it’s actually painful.

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I think Russell Brand may have misread the signals. We’re left with this hilariously awkward picture as a result.