NAACP Image Awards Cancels Friday Night Red Carpet Due to L.A. Flooding


The purple carpet for the NAACP Image Award’s annual non-televised awards dinner was canceled on Friday night time, as a result of flooding.

The purple carpet and black-tie dinner salutes a overwhelming majority of the NAACP’s winners in classes that won’t be televised throughout the reside broadcast, hosted by Queen Latifah on Saturday night time.

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The dinner, which is going down on the rooftop venue L.A. Live Event Deck, continues to be occurring as deliberate.

“The red carpet has been closed due to the weather,” a rep for the occasion informed Variety.

The winter storm that has rained, hailed and snowed on Los Angeles over the previous few days has led award present nominees, publicists, glam squads and journalists to query how the climate will have an effect on a weekend that’s packed filled with high-profile occasions and ceremonies, together with the Producers Guild Awards, the Annie Awards and the NAACP Image Awards telecast all deliberate for Saturday, adopted by the SAG Awards on Sunday.

Among the cancellations thus far: Netflix nixed a celebration for the streamer’s Annie Award nominees that was deliberate for Friday night time at Neuehouse in Hollywood. Organizers shared the information in an electronic mail despatched to attendees two hours forward of the occasion’s deliberate begin time.

“Given the current weather conditions and flash flood warnings/guidance from the National Weather Service, we have made the difficult decision to cancel tonight’s event at Neuehouse Hollywood out of an abundance of caution,” Netflix wrote. “While we wish we could gather together tonight to celebrate our Annie Award Nominees, our first priority is the safety of our guests.”

Meanwhile, W Magazine’s Friday night time occasion for its greatest performances concern at Chateau Marmont’s penthouse in West Hollywood continues to be shifting ahead. A celebration for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” can also be at the moment occurring at Heart in West Hollywood.

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