On Monday night, Baltimore did the traditional red carpet one better, with a purple carpet laid out at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric for the VIP premiere screening of the official
The scene beforehand had some of its own highlights.
Ray Ricebrought along 1-year-old daughter Rayven, who posed for the paparazzi like a pro, modeling a cute purple floral frock.
A few minutes later on the purple carpet, Smirnoff did her own fancy footwork, successively scooting — in high-high-high platforms — around the media mob that had descended on her date.
"How can you cha-cha in those?" she was asked.
"I can't, baby. I can't," she said, as she was whisked off to the Lyric's green room.
Arthur Jones admitted his feet were shod in a design by his favorite designer, Gucci. And when asked what he was wearing,
"[They're] probably the most expensive things I have," he said with a laugh.