arrives at the The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West probably planned to win the cutest couple award at the 2015 Grammys with their red carpet PDA, but it didn’t exactly work out so well. (Even if it had, the award still would have gone to Rihanna and Blue Ivy‘s adorable backstage moment.) The photos of Kim and Kanye kissing on the red carpet ended up being more awkward than anything. That so-awkward-I-feel-slightly-nauseous, kind of awkward. Most people probably feel less awkward looking at the photos of Madonna flashing her butt on the red carpet than they do gazing at this Kimye kiss.

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I don’t know what exactly happened. Maybe Kanye was encouraged by the photographers to kiss Kim, or maybe he was contractually obligated to pose for a minimum of five photos grabbing Kim’s butt. He could be playing the role of dutiful husband and he’s covering up a wardrobe malfunction with his body. He could possibly be sucking out part of Kim’s soul to get energy for his performance. (If there’s any left.) Maybe Kim didn’t want Kanye to mess up her makeup, and sparkly bathrobe which is why she doesn’t seem very into it. You take a look at the photos and try to figure out what exactly is going on.

arrives at the The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

One positive thing about the photo is that the kiss is so distracting that you’re looking at it rather than discussing why Kanye decided to wear black suede cowboy boots with his velvet suit.

Another positive is that Kim also thought the photo was romantic because she uploaded it to Instagram, and captioned it: “Hello my only one.” Awww. This proves that love can conquer anything, even super awkward red carpet PDA.

(Photo: Steve Granitz/Getty Images)