Everyone is talking about the Oscar kiss that wasn't televised.

When No Country For Old Men co-stars Javier Bardem, 42, and Josh Brolin, 43, appeared on the stage at Sunday night's Academy Awards show to present the winners for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay, the men danced, embraced and shared a kiss.

But viewers tuning in to ABC's telecast saw little of that. Instead the network cut away to an extended shot of actress Penelope Cruz.

Pictures of the men dancing and kissing have appeared on several websites and blogs.

Gay male entertainment website AfterElton.com had this to say on the editing: ā€œSo why the cut away? On one hand, it seems unlikely that ABC would find a kiss between Bardem and Brolin to be something needing to be censored. After all, back in 2006, the Oscar telecast included a Brokeback Mountain spoof featuring Jon Stewart and George Clooney in bed. On the other hand, the cutaway to Cruz seemed awkward and clearly lasted until the two men had stopped dancing. Frankly, it's hard not to wonder if it might not have something to do with the Adam Lambert imbroglio from the American Music Awards.ā€