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A feminine safety guard seen in clashes with celebrities on the pink carpet on the Cannes Film Festival this yr has come underneath hearth for a 3rd time after showing to dam Korean actress, Yoona, from taking photographs.

The unidentified guard has confronted backlash on-line after separate, heated altercations with Dominican actor Massiel Taveras and former Destiny’s Child star Kelly Rowland.

In the newest clip, Yoona – who was in Okay-Pop group, Girls’ Generation, earlier than changing into an actor – is approached by the safety guard and strikes to the highest of the steps. The guard retains her arm outstretched, making it tough for the actor to cease or wave to followers.

Though she continues to maneuver, the actor, whose full identify is Im Yoon-ah, seems stunned and uncomfortable through the interplay.

An unidentified female security has been criticized for her treatment of Korean actor Im Yoon-ah (pictured) on the red carpet at Cannes
An unidentified feminine safety has been criticized for her remedy of Korean actor Im Yoon-ah (pictured) on the pink carpet at Cannes (Andreea Alexandru/Invision/AP)

Fans of all three ladies have come to their protection with some describing the safety guard as disrespectful and others calling for her to be fired.

In a video posted final week, Kelly Rowland, 43, was seen scolding the guard and having a heated interplay.

Following the incident, Rowland, who’s Black, famous that different ladies on the carpet who “did not look quite like me” weren’t handled in the identical method.

“The woman knows what happened; I know what happened,” Rowland informed AP Entertainment. “I have a boundary, and I stand by those boundaries and that is it. And there were other women who attended that carpet, who did not look quite like me.

“And they didn’t get scolded, or pushed off or told to get off. And I stood my ground, and she felt like she had to stand hers. But I stood my ground.”

In footage, Rowland was seen smiling and posing for photographs as she made her method alongside the pink carpet. The safety guard follows her and guides her away from the cameras as she makes an attempt to face for extra photographs.

The guard then appeared to by chance step on the prepare of the star’s costume whereas persevering with to put her hand near Rowland’s again. The singer rotated to talk sternly to the safety guard, who appeared to not again down, earlier than Rowland raised her finger to visibly scold her.

During the altercation with Massiel Taveras, the identical guard was seen putting her arm over the TV presenter’s head and chest, as she tried to usher her inside.

Taveras then rotated and seemingly positioned her hand over the guard’s face in retaliation and shoved her.

Taveras, who has starred in movies together with The Other Penelopehas reposted articles with Rowland’s feedback about the identical pink carpet safety guard to her Instagram story, and later stated she had reacted strongly as a result of she was “tired of the abuse”.

Addressing Rowland in an Instagram submit, she wrote: “I’m impressed how you handled sister, I didn’t now that happened to you first I was very impressed how calm and genteel you wr because in my case I was tired of the abuse , —BLACK WOMAN MATTERS- we are not going to be in silence on situations like that , we need respect.”

Colleagues of the safety guard informed The Daily Mail that she was “just doing her job”. It is known that the usher is an area Frenchwoman on a short-term contract with the competition.

A supply informed the Mail that the guard was “working under a lot of pressure” to maintain these on the carpet transferring, and that allegations of racism or discrimination had been “ridiculous”.

The Independent has emailed the Cannes Film Festival for touch upon the incidents with Yoona, Taveras and Rowland.