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Why Jerry Seinfeld Didn't Discover Coffee Until Middle Age

All those years at the coffee shop on Seinfeld, Jerry was drinking water in a mug.

Last night on The Late Show with David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld floored the audience by admitting that he had not started drinking coffee until a few years ago. Host David Letterman demands to know how this possibly could have happened. Seinfeld: "I just didn't have any interest in it..." Letterman: "But you knew what it was?" Seinfeld confirms, "I knew what it was... People would say, 'I need coffee... because if I don't have coffee I can't get up — they would say I feel groggy in the morning if I don't have coffee.' And I would say, well you just got up. Of course you feel groggy."

Letterman then makes statement that garners enthusiastic applause: "Weak coffee is the greatest sin against humanity." Seinfeld has to disagree. Then, Letterman chides Seinfeld for putting sugar in his coffee. A fifth season of Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will be released this November.

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