2014 Emmys: Bryan Cranston and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Asked Their Spouses for Permission to Kiss

PHOTO: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, right, wins Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Veep and kisses actor Bryan Cranston onstage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Aug. 25, 2014 in Los Angeles. PlayKevin Winter/Getty Images
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus got a little more than she bargained for walking up to the Emmys podium to accept her award for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy for her role on "Veep."

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After presenting with "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston, the two bantered back and forth about his being on "Seinfeld" back in the day as one of Dreyfus' love interests.

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After her name was called, she walked up to get her Emmy and he accosted her and started making out with the award-winning actress.

"You were on 'Seinfeld!'" she said, as Cranston sat in the audience rubbing his fingers over his lips.

Backstage, Cranston said about the kiss, "It's not a question of why, but more a question of why not?"

Cranston and Louis-Dreyfus both confirmed after the show that they asked their spouses for permission before locking lips.

“It was pretty good,” she said of their kiss “He went for it!"