Man sues Harper’s Bazaar over red carpet pole mishap

This is not the crimson-carpet treatment he was expecting.

A Queens gentleman operating at a star-studded Plaza Lodge Fashion 7 days bash is suing because he hurt himself on “defective” crimson carpet pole, in accordance to a new lawsuit.

Omar Elnewishy was taking care of the VIP portion of Harper Bazaar’s glamorous ICONS social gathering — attended by the likes of actress Awkwafina, supermodel Emily Ratajkowski and singer Alicia Keys — on Sept. 6, when he was taken down by the stylish established-up, in accordance to the lawsuit, filed this week in New York Supreme Court docket.

Champagne-fueled function — thrown to celebrate actors and musicians who “aren’t afraid to break the rules” — featured a carpet portion the place stars created stylish arrivals.

But the poles roping off the region were allegedly inadequately maintained, producing a “safety threat” that triggered Elnewishy to endure “serious injuries,” in accordance to the lawsuit.

The accident resulted from “the unsafe and defective problem of crimson carpet poles” and the “carelessness of HARPER’S BAZAAR,” the match states.

Following his injuries, Elnewishy “continue[d] to endure agony to his physique and thoughts,” forcing him to miss out on perform, in accordance to the lawsuit.

It does not be aware how the accident happened or what component of Elnewishy’s physique was wounded.

Elnewishy is suing Harper’s Bazaar, which was leasing the function space, for unspecified damages, in accordance to the lawsuit.

His lawyer Meredith Yevin didn’t return a request for comment Wednesday.

Harper’s Baazar didn’t immediately return a request for comment.