updated 06/04/2014 AT 8:00 PM ET
•originally published 06/04/2014 AT 8:30 PM ET
Host Kristen Bell poked fun at the infamous post-Met Gala family fight during her opening monologue Wednesday night, waiting for an elevator ride to the show as surveillance footage showed three of Nashville’s biggest stars getting down and dirty.
“Hey! What happens in the elevator stays in the elevator,” Bryan – PEOPLE Country’s Sexiest Man – drawled as the trio casually exited.
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