'Only Murders in the Building': Fans Hate Selena Gomez & Cara Delevingne Kiss

'Only Murders in the Building': Fans Hate Selena Gomez & Cara Delevingne Kiss
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Did someone say "cringe-worthy"?

A new episode of 'Only Murders in the Building ' premiered Tuesday, having Selena Gomez's character Mabel sharing a kiss with Cara Delevingne's Alice Banks, her newly-introduced love interest. However, the moment happened to be far from passionate or compelling – at least according to fans, who would rather deem it awkward.

Before kissing, Alice recommends that Mabel should smash art to release her emotions, but Gomez's character quickly "feels better" and proceeds to kiss Alice. The kiss does indeed look awkward, with fans pinning the blame on "bad acting" and "lack of chemistry" between the two.

"So I'm watching the first two episodes of season 2 of Only Murders In The Building and I just watched Selena Gomez and Cara Delevingne have the most awkward & uncomfortable kiss I think I've ever seen. Which is weird because didn't them broads actually date at one point?" – @ultraviolet_end.

Other fans even suggested Selena was visibly "not enjoying" the kiss.

But some people clearly did their homework on Selena's character, pointing out that Mabel, who struggles with emotions and intimacy, is actually supposed to be awkward, especially when it comes to romantic moments.

"That's how the scene is supposed to be, selena's character is awkward at and struggles with intimacy," – @sweeterheavens.

Gomez outlined that herself, revealing that her character was "sexually repressed" and is now struggling to discover her sexuality. Still, it doesn't seem like a lot of fans managed to catch that, so the scene apparently ended up inducing more cringe than character development.

New episodes of 'Only Murders in the Building' arrive every Tuesday on Disney Plus.