The Blog

Moms of Celebrities Star in Ad for Obamacare

Michelle Obama: 'We Nag You Because We Love You.'

7:21 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Widget tooltip
Single Page Print Larger Text Smaller Text Alerts

The mothers of celebrities Jonah Hill, Adam Levine, Jennifer Lopez, and Alicia Keys star in a new web ad to promote Obamacare:

"Jonah flooded the elementary school. Jonah would lie on top of my dashboard, and literally not get off," says Jonah Hill's mother Sharon Feldstein. "Trust me, us moms put up with a lot. But one thing we should never have to put up with is our kid not having health care."

"Young people feel invincible," says Adam Levine's mom. "And until something actually happens, they will continue to feel invincible. And unfortunately things do happen."

Feldstein adds, "Seriously, do you want your mothers to have a nervous breakdown? You need health insurance. It’s imperative that you have health insurance. ... Taking care of yourself so your mothers can sleep and have a nice life after all they’ve done for you is not too much to ask in my opinion."

Michelle Obama is brought in at the end of the video to make the close: "We nag you because we love you. Go to and enroll today."

Recent Blog Posts

The Weekly Standard Archives

Browse 20 Years of the Weekly Standard

Old covers