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Whoops: Sprinkler Drenches Globes Red Carpet

Plus, pictures of Golden Globes arrivals
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2014 7:11 AM CST
Updated Jan 12, 2014 7:11 PM CST
Whoops: Sprinkler Drenches Globes Red Carpet
Aubrey Plaza arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – The Golden Globes red carpet had a pretty big "oops" a couple hours before the ceremony when a lighting rig set off a fire sprinkler, which drenched the carpet and some cameras, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Thanks to the Beverly Hills Fire Department's air blowers and wet vacuums, the flood (it had earlier been described as "water gushing, literally everywhere") was mostly cleaned up. We don't have pictures (Ryan Seacrest does), but click through the gallery for highlights from the red carpet arrivals. (Or check out the night's winners, the craziest acceptance speech, or the best lines from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.)

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