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Democratic National Convention: Stars Throw Love-Fest for Barack Obama

Gary Susman | September 7, 2012 - 5:11 pm

Okay, not every famous person loved President Barack Obama’s acceptance speech on Thurdsay night at the Democratic National Convention.

For instance, Donald Trump Jr., whose father is still busy trying to prove that the president’s Hawaiian birth certificate is a forgery, tweeted in response to the speech, “Well in 2008 we voted for… More »

Kim Kardashian Turns Political for DNC: ‘Everyone Should Take Voting Seriously’ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Cory Lopez | September 7, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Kim Kardashian is getting out the vote.

The E! reality star cut her Fashion’s Night Out short to fly to Charlotte, N.C., for a Democratic National Convention after-party.

“I’ll be at the Official DNC after party this Thurs, September 6 at Club Hush in Charlotte, NC!” Kardashian tweeted earlier in the… More »

Democratic National Convention: President Obama Caps a Star-Studded Night

Gary Susman | September 7, 2012 - 12:18 pm

Last week, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s opening act was Clint Eastwood. (And an empty chair.) This week, before he gave his acceptance speech last night at the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama’s opening act was… seemingly everyone else in Hollywood.

There were Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington, bringing some Tinseltown glamour… More »

Eva Longoria, Jessica Alba and Kal Penn: Stars Show Support at Democratic National Convention (GALLERY)

Cory Lopez | September 6, 2012 - 5:35 pm

Celebrities are flocking to Charlotte, N.C., in a bid of support for this week’s Democratic National Convention.

But President Barack Obama’s typical big-name backers — such as George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey and Matt Damon — are notably absent this year. But many stars are still rallying behind their party, pushing for Obama to… More »