Kelly Rowland appears to clash with Cannes red carpet usher after being rushed up stairs

Kelly Rowland appeared to admonish an usher on the Cannes crimson carpet on Tuesday night after being rushed up the steps by employees on the pageant.

Rowland was on the premiere of “Marcello Mio,” which is in competitors on the pageant, the place she made her method up the crimson carpet, stopping for the phalanx of photographers who had been snapping her image.

A video reveals one usher twice beckoning in direction of Rowland, apparently indicating for her to start out strolling up the steps on the Palais des Festivals.

Because the Future’s Baby star ascends the steps, a trio of different ushers, all clad in black, materialize round her, forming a barrier on one facet that forces her to the precise of the staircase.

At one level, as Rowland turns to wave at anyone within the crowd behind her, two extra ushers seem behind the singer with their fingers out to dam her view and drive her up the steps.

One of many ushers, a girl in a black swimsuit, continues to carry her arm out very near Rowland’s again, at which level the singer touches the usher’s outstretched arm with a smile, as if to inform her it’s not obligatory, and begins purposefully strolling up the steps.

However the usher continues to carry her arm aloft along with her fingers unfold out very near Rowland’s again, at which level Rowland turns once more to the usher and seems to admonish her. As Rowland walks off the steps and into the Palais, the usher pulls the identical transfer on a girl who seems to be with Rowland.

The pageant is thought for its strict crimson carpet insurance policies, together with its costume code. Girls had been allegedly as soon as banned from the Cannes crimson carpet in the event that they weren’t sporting heels, though the coverage has since modified after the pageant acquired some backlash throughout its 2015 version.

Cannes additionally began banning selfies on the crimson carpet in 2018. Officers stated the ban was meant to hurry up the circulation of individuals stepping into the Palais.

Company are additionally moved on in the event that they linger for too lengthy. In 2013 socialite Girl Victoria Hervey, a Cannes common, was reportedly advised to maneuver after spending too lengthy posing for photographers on the crimson carpet exterior the Palais.

A spokesperson for Cannes declined to remark. Representatives for Rowland didn’t reply by press time.