The Oscar Red Carpet Was A Rain-Soaked Disaster Hours Before The Show

While the Oscar red carpet is prepped and ready for stars to descend onto Hollywood Boulevard tonight, earlier today it looked like a complete disaster.

Los Angeles was worried about the impending rain earlier this week ahead of the 86th Academy Awards tonight.

Here’s how the red carpet looked:

There were plenty of umbrellas and Oscar statuettes were wrapped in plastic.

A lot of the carpet was covered in plastic, too.

Workers had to furiously squeegee water off of it.

… or vacuuming the water up.

But now the covers are off …

… the carpet is good to go …

… and the stars are on their way.

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