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Rashida Jones Explains Asking -- and Then Rescinding -- Junior High Dance Invite to Robin Thicke

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Rashida Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out" at the El Capitan Theatre on June 8, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

Blast from the past: music edition.

On a recent episode of Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig's new Apple Beats 1 radio show, Rashida Jones stopped by to briefly talk about the music men of her past -- namely, how she asked Robin Thicke to a junior high dance and then turned him down to go with Al B. Sure! Take it away, Jones.

"I was 12, 13. His dad was on Growing Pains and my mom was on Twin Peaks at the same time so we met at an ABC party and we flirted and exchanged numbers, landlines obviously," Jones recalled. "I called him and asked him to come to junior high prom with me. And then for whatever reason, I don't remember this, he reminded me of this a few years ago, I called him back and said, 'I'm so sorry. You can't come with me because Al B. Sure is actually coming with me.'"

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Jones explained he was a family friend who was probably trying to be nice, but it wound up not happening. 

"So you didn't get to go to the dance with Thicke or Al B. Sure," Koenig concluded.

"I didn't. I actually worked the door! So sad."

Pre-teen angst at its finest.

Listen to the episode here; Rashida Jones begins at 11:30. 

h/t Pitchfork