Everyone thought Dax Shepard was Benedict Cumberbatch at the Golden Globes arrivals
For Ruth Turpin of Fort Worth, Golden Globes day is the highlight of the year. The 76-year-old travel agency owner proudly claims the title of the “oldest living Golden Globes superfan.” She is a 28-year fixture on the red carpet bleachers at the glitzy show where hardcore Globes-watchers shell out as much as $4,800 to glimpse Hollywood’s most glamorous celebrities make their way into the Beverly Hilton.
Turpin was staying at the hotel on business in 1989 when she first noticed a flurry of preparations. “Back then, the Golden Globes were nothing,” she told the Los Angeles Times on Friday from a suite at the hotel. “It was a so-so awards show that nobody paid attention to. But I thought, ‘Since I’m here, I’ll go downstairs and see if I can see anybody come and go.’”
That first year, Turpin says, “was amazing .”
Long before the strict security protocols had the entire Beverly Hilton compound locked down…