Love admitted that there’s one major problem with the champagne carpet: It will show flaws, unlike darker colors. “It will probably get dirty—maybe it wasn’t the best choice,” she said. “We’ll see!”
Jimmy Kimmel (who’s hosting the awards show) also joked about the new color. “I think the decision to go with a champagne carpet rather than a red carpet shows just how confident we are that no blood will be shed,” he said.
Per NYT, Steve Olive (the president of Event Carpet Pros) learned about the color change just 45 days ago. He put in a rush order of the 50,000-foot carpet, which was manufactured in Georgia and took about a week to ship across the U.S.
Who knew the carpet was such a big deal?
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