Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem Kissed at the Oscars, But ABC Didn’t Show It


Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin capped off their bit at the Oscars on Sunday with a little smooch, but ABC's cameras cut away to Penélope Cruz before anyone at home could see the action. Ah, ABC — let us see Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin kiss! Update: AfterElton got a quote from Oscar producer Bruce Cohen, who explains "It [the dance and the kiss] was unscripted, and the plan in the truck was always to cut to Penelope in the audience applauding Josh's and Javier’s introduction, so that is what happened, just as they were starting to dance ... By the time we cut back from her close-up, James and Javier were walking to the podium." [AfterElton]