Obama Goes to Hollywood, Take Two
Posted on Sep 17, 2008
Barack Obama’s fundraising extravaganza in Hollywood Tuesday night raised a whopping $9 million for his presidential campaign and the Democratic Party—the single highest figure ever raised by a candidate in one go, as MSNBC anchor Alex Witt points out in this clip. Jodie Foster, Will Ferrell and Jamie Leigh Curtis were among the stars who forked up thousands of dollars to lift forks with Obama and watch Barbra Streisand perform later at the Regent Beverly Wilshire during Obama’s second big visit to Tinseltown in recent months.
Witt and “Access Hollywood” reporter Tony Potts are both stumped when they try to come up with names of celebs who would publicly claim to support Republican candidate John McCain, but we have a few ideas.