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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