Golden Globes: Sprinkler Accident Drenches Red Carpet

Golden Globes: Sprinkler Accident Drenches Red

The maintenance crew at the Beverly Hilton scrambled Sunday afternoon to dry out the Golden Globe red carpet after a sprinkler accident drenched a potion of the entryway into the hotel.

Security briefly kept reporters and camera crews from getting to their assigned slots along the carpet as the cleanup effort ensued around 1:30. When it was reopened one security guard advised people to step carefully, “especially all of you in high heels.”

Don’t worry, we will.

Workers hauled out a huge vacuum cleaner and industrial strength fans to soak up the water. A sprinkler in the roof outside the hotel lobby went off when it was bumped by a light fixture from one of the hundreds of TV crews setting up for the 71st annual kudos taking place here this evening.

Workers quickly cut new sections of carpet to cover the most drenched areas. With all of the people milling around in black-tie gear, the heroes of the incident were a clutch of eight guys in “crew T shirts.”

 

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  1. Heidi says:

    Ugh, what a project for maintenance to hustle and fix! Kudos to them for busting their butts. The movie stars will live.

  2. gibsonnyc@gmail.com says:

    Its only a potion.

  3. AlwaysRIGHT says:

    Well, maybe some of those overpaid pompous liberal dumbass full-of-themselves actors/actresses will fall on their asses. Can’t say I wouldn’t mind watching that part of the show!

    Alright, I know I’ll catch some flak for that. I’ve enjoyed the “work” of many of these actors/actresses, too. And I appreciate their “craft.” But they are all way overpaid and most of them are clueless liberals.

    I’ll record the show so I can fast forward through most of it. On a positive note, I’m sure Tina/Amy will do a fine job, and I’m looking forward to their segments. But yeah, there are several celebrities I’d love to see fall flat on the asses on the wet carpeting, wouldn’t you?

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