As was the case with last year's Oscars, this year's highlight was far and away John Travolta, who made it clear to viewers at home that, as a human man in the vicinity of human women, he just can't keep his hands to himself. What a dog!
Though it appeared that Scarlett Johansson didn't have enough side-eye in the world to convey how uncomfortable she looks in this red carpet photo of Travolta unexpectedly kissing her on the cheek as she posed for cameras, she says it was a welcome and completely normal experience.
In an interview the Associated Press, Johansson said, "there is nothing strange, creepy or inappropriate about John Travolta." She added:
"The image that is circulating is an unfortunate still-frame from a live-action encounter that was very sweet and totally welcome. That still photo does not reflect what preceded and followed if you see the moment live. ... I haven't seen John in some years and it is always a pleasure to be greeted by him."
Indeed, here's a video of how natural, not strange and appropriate it all was: