‘Selfie sticks’ banned at Emmy Awards over safety concerns

By: | Published: September 21, 2015 8:27 AM

Fans will no longer get a chance to click selfies at Emmy Awards red carpet, as selfie sticks have been banned from the prestigious event.

Fans will no longer get a chance to click selfies at Emmy Awards red carpet, as selfie sticks have been banned from the prestigious event.

Informing the people about the ban, American essayist Frank Rich took to his Twitter page and wrote, the notice informing that due to safety concerns, the selfie sticks are prohibited on the Emmy’s red carpet, inside the Microsoft Theatre and at the Ball, Deadline.com reports.

The Rich Tweeted “End of a very brief era. #Emmys” alongside the notice note.

Notably, the Emmy Award seems to have joined Coachella and other music festivals and events along with Disney theme parks in banning the accessories over safety concerns.

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