Oscars ditches red for 'champagne-coloured' carpet

For the first time in over 60 years, the Academy has revealed that it won’t be using a red carpet for this year’s Oscars ceremony. Source: Reuters

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- And when we're done with this, we're going to be carpeting all of Hollywood. Say goodbye to the stars. And every model home in the-- in America.


And there they go.

- That's what I told him. [? Here, ?] listen.


- --scene. And I think this is a great-- for-- if you look-- you know, people have been asking, is there going to be any trouble this year? Is there going to be any violence this year? And we certainly hope not. But if there is, I think the decision to go with a champagne carpet rather than a red carpet shows how confident we are that no blood will be shed.