Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson demonstrate they are not shy about showing a little affection.

The men, who play gay couple Cameron and Mitchell on ABC's Sunday night comedy hit Modern Family, demonstrated their upcoming onscreen gay kiss Saturday at the BAFTA Tea party to honor Emmy nominees, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Modern Family is up for multiple Emmys Sunday night, including best comedy and best actor for Stonestreet and Ferguson.

Fans of the show have been clamoring for a gay kiss at the Facebook group Let Cam & Mitchell Kiss on Modern Family!, which has attracted over 13,000 members. The issue turned controversial when Glee creator Ryan Murphy, whose show is competing against Modern Family for best comedy, chided producers for shying away from an onscreen gay kiss.

Executive producer Steven Levitan said the kiss has been planned from the start and called the controversy “unfortunate.” He also promised the scene will have “a very nice twist.”

“The kiss, not such a big deal – but we have been practicing the scene,” Stonestreet said as Ferguson, who is openly gay, walked up and kissed his onscreen partner affectionately.