It’s the makeout the civilization can’t prevent talking about: Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth gettin’ that on at the American Music Awards on Sunday night (Nov. 22) after singing an entire song about gettin’ that on. Some things are just meant to be taken literally.

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Let’s recap: ~ crooning their method through the old-school duet “Marvin Gaye,” Trainor motioned to Puth in a conspicuous “come hither” fashion and also they shared a steamy kiss recorded from many angles.


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Fans accordingly freaked out and also sent their Meghan/Charlie ‘ship boats sailing together everyone to be left come wonder, “Soooooo room they a pair now or what?”

Puth, because that one, all but sprinted to his phone after the show and tweeted one unambiguous response, saying, “we are simply friends.”


He also cleared up the issue in a backstage interview ~ the performance, speak it’s all part of the song’s makeout-endorsing mission statement. “We’re friends and also it’s all part of… my totality vision when I do ‘Marvin Gaye’ to be for human being to hear the record and also to spontaneously just make out v each other,” the said. “So that was the goal this evening for the live show.”


Trainor was next to respond, posting a pic that Puth grabbing her target onstage and writing a, uh, cheeky explain of her own: “All about documents ass take doe

So there you have actually it: the Charghan/Meglie ship has actually sunk come the bottom of the s floor, which honestly isn’t all the surprising. ~ all, this isn’t the first time Puth and Trainor have actually locked lips — they formerly made the end while filming the music video clip for “Marvin Gaye,” and also even despite the kiss didn’t make it right into the last cut, Trainor dished every the (awkward) deets to gaianation.net News.

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"There were, like, 40 world there and also his parents to be in the greenroom — and also so we had actually to make the end a bunch the times," she said us. "Everyone to be cheering because I was so an excellent at it, and we went ago to the greenroom and also I was like, "What"s up Mom and Dad". So awkward.”


Bottom line is, you can chalk this onstage steaminess up to a straightforward desire to provide the track some literal creative expression — and probably to get human being talking around their performance. Looks choose they succeeded.