Peter Dinklage tongue-kissed his wife to get rid of his gum before accepting his Emmy.

Peter Dinklage tongue-kissed his wife to get rid of his gum before accepting his Emmy.
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Emmy Award winner Peter Dinklage did not expect to win the Emmy Award. 

When his name was announced, he was super shocked (and a Kate McKinnon behind him was super happy).

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"Wait, 
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When he arrived at the podium, the first thing he says is,

"I wasn't prepared at all. I was even chewing gum."

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WAS. PAST TENSE.
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A close analysis of the events leading up to this moment confirms the whereabouts of the gum. 

The stakes were high: When you play the game of gum, you win or you die. 

First, he kisses his wife purely out of joy and appreciation. 

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The motion of his jaw implies that the chewing action is still underway.
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Mrs. Dinklage notices, and offers her palm.
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He went in for the second kiss to transfer the gum. 
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Mrs. D completes the transaction, and can't help but giggle.
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Crisis averted. Nailed it. 
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View the whole sequence of events (with sound!) here:

h/t Distractify

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