Pucker Up (or Don't): 40 Celebrities Reveal Their Worst On-Screen Kisses

Suddenly our first kiss stories don't sound so bad anymore?

Celebrity on-screen kisses
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Movie stars' careers are essentially a never-ending game of spin the bottle. With each new role they secure, actors let Hollywood's top casting directors give them a new love interest to flirt with, fall for, and, eventually, kiss. And while there are plenty of kisses that really are as intense and romantic as they seem on screen, there are just as many that are uncomfortable and sloppy behind the scenes. After all, not every kiss in the real world goes according to plan. Ahead, celebrities ranging from Kate Hudson to Jennifer Lawrence recount their not-so-great on-screen kisses.

Diana Pearl
Diana Pearl

I'm an Associate Editor at the Business of Fashion, where I edit and write stories about the fashion and beauty industries. Previously, I was the brand editor at Adweek, where I was the lead editor for Adweek's brand and retail coverage. Before my switch to business journalism, I was a writer/reporter at PEOPLE.com, where I wrote news posts, galleries and articles for PEOPLE magazine's website. My work has been published on TheAtlantic.com, ELLE.com, MarieClaire.com, PEOPLE.com, GoodHousekeeping.com and in Every Day with Rachael Ray. It has been syndicated by Cosmopolitan.com, TIME.com, TravelandLeisure.com and GoodHousekeeping.com, among other publications. Previously, I've worked at VOGUE.com, ELLE.com, and MarieClaire.com.