I’m a sophisticated guy. A deep thinker, even. Shallowness’s scourge, you might say.
At least that was my line 10 or so years ago, as my family embarked on a trip to Southern California. My younger sister, then around 14, proclaimed before our departure that she hoped we would see a celebrity on our trip.Read more
Martin Short, who starred in the 1986 film ¡Three Amigos!, praised President Obama for executive amnesty at last night's Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C.
"Welcome Mr. President and thank you," Short told the president. "Because of you, the Three Amigos can stay indefinitely."Read more
Open enrollment for health insurance plans under Obamacare is currently underway, and some of the biggest celebrities in Hollywood and elsewhere are out there promoting it on Twitter. Furthermore, it appears there could be some coordination with the White House, with top Obama aide Valerie Jarrett retweeting a number of those celebrities, one after the other.Read more
A new video by the Environmental Policy Alliance mocks Hollywood celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio for being "just another celebrity hypocrite" when it comes to the topic of climate change:Read more
The host gushed at the sight of President Obama. The setting was a Democratic fundraiser at the home of Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow.
"You’re so handsome that I can’t speak properly," Paltrow told Obama at the fundraiser in her backyard.
The Hollywood star wished the president had even more power to accomplish even more things. As the pool report phrased it:Read more
On Barack and Michelle Obama's schedule for today, this event is listed:Read more
To the list of perennial press stories—the schoolgirl who refuses to pledge allegiance to the flag but is off to Harvard this fall, the old Vermont farmer who voted for Dewey but doesn’t much care for today’s Republican party—may be added the importunate celebrity invitation.Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama is at pop star Gwen Stefani's
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein last night hosted a fundraiser for President Barack Obama at his Westport, Conn. home. He had nothing but praise for Obama.Read more
At a fundraiser last night in Oakland, California, President Obama had to remind supporters that he's "term-limited." Via the pool report:
He then jumped into his standard stump speech. Mentioning it's his last campaign, someone in the crowd shouted, "No, it isn't." Obama reminded the crowd of his term limits.
And here's the official White House transcript of the exchange (which relates only what the president said:Read more
American Crossroads has a new ad riffing off the John McCain campaign's popular "Celebrity" ad from the 2008 election. The Crossroads spot juxtaposes President Obama's celebrity status--singing Al Green, calling Kanye West a "jacka--," and appearing on Jimmy Fallon's late-night talk show--with some sobering economic statistics of the last three years. Watch the video below:Read more
President Obama is in Florida to tout his economic policy of raising taxes on the wealthy. But first he's holding a fundraiser. And it seems that many in the Palm Beach Gardens gated community, where the fundraiser is being held, are excited to see the president.
Consider how the president was received, as reported by today's White House pool reporter:Lots of ladies in their tennis outfits (literally dozens) took photos of the motorcade as it drove by.
Motorcade arrived at a two story Mediterranean style home with a spanish tiled roof.Read more
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