'Jealous' Cuba Gooding Jr steals a kiss from Stephen Fry at the BAFTAs 2015

The Selma star felt left out of the host's lip-heavy opening speech

It seems Elliott Spencer wasn’t the only one left green with envy by Stephen Fry’s opening speech kiss-a-thon at the BAFTAs.

“I've seen what Ed Norton does on stage so I don't want him up here if you don't mind,” the newly married actor joked midway through his annual monologue.

He then walked into his audience of film stars, and was delighted to be afforded the attention not just of Norton, who planted a kiss on one cheek, but from his Birdman co-star Michael Keaton as well.

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“Oh, my God!” A flustered Fry cried.

“You've made a married man very happy. And another one very jealous.”

The other one not being comic writer Spencer. But actually Selma star Cuba Gooding Jr.

Strutting onto the stage to introduce the Best Supporting Actress Award, Gooding Jr said: “Hello everyone, it’s an honour to be here to present this award.

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Elliott Spencer and Stephen Fry make their first public appearance as a married couple at a pre-BAFTAs party

“However, before I do, can I say how deeply hurt I was that you didn’t choose to kiss me earlier, Stephen?

“What about the black man?”

Fry runs back onto the stage to kiss the actor’s cheek, at which point Gooding Jr. turns and catches him on the lips.

Watch it above.

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