Stars Sing for Obama
Pop star and producer will.i.am and director Jesse Dylan (son of Bob) put together this independent, star-filled tribute to Barack Obama’s New Hampshire concession speech. Whether it’s inspirational or just cheesy is up to you, but we’ve got nothing bad to say about Herbie Hancock on the piano.
Hillary Clinton herself has been no stranger to the affections of Hollywood, and although Obama raised more than any other candidate from the entertainment industry, both Clinton and Obama have shied away from celebrity endorsements. There are exceptions, of course, most notably Oprah Winfrey, who has campaigned for Obama. And Clinton managed to produce “Ugly Betty” star America Ferrera when Obama made gains with Latinos in Nevada.
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