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Erin Andrews dodges kiss from 50 Cent on live TV

February 24, 2013|By Dan Loumena

Erin Andrews, former ESPN sideline reporter and host of Fox Sports' college football show, displayed the dexterity of the athletes she covers when 50 Cent attempted to kiss her during a live broadcast Sunday from the Daytona 500.

Andrews was doing a live spot for Fox along pit road when 50 Cent suddenly showed up on camera from among a pack of people.

The rapper then attempted to plant one on the former "Dancing With the Stars" competitor, who was able to avoid a smack on the lips by swiftly moving her head from side to side while continuing to talk about the activities on pit road.

50 Cent had to settle for a kiss on the cheek.

Andrews commented a few times during her live spot that it was crazy along pit road before the start of NASCAR's biggest race of the season, which happened to feature Danica Patrick as the first woman to start a Sprint Cup series race on the pole.

Andrews now joins ESPN's Suzy Kolber, who had to rebuff an advance on live TV from legendary Jets quarterback Joe Namath, in the pantheon of avoiding awkward advances.


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