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2015 MTV Video Music Awards: Kanye West Announces He’s Running for President in 2020, and 5 Other Moments from His Speech

Kaitlyn Laurie | August 30, 2015 - 11:37 pm

Kim Kardashian: First Lady?

Kanye West took to the MTV VMAs stage (high) to accept the Vanguard Award, where he complained about award shows and then, admittedly expectedly, announced his run for presidency in 2020.

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Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Presidential Bid Is Over Already?

| August 20, 2010 - 11:35 am

Wyclef Jean can start focusing on his music again, because it doesn’t appear that he’ll need to write any victory speeches anytime soon.
The former Fugees leader, who announced his intentions to run for President in his homeland of Haiti earlier this month, has reportedly not made the cut for the election.
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Nick Jonas Campaigns To Be The Next President (VIDEO)

| August 19, 2010 - 7:35 am

Teen hottie Nick Jonas continues his quest to become the first pop star president.
The 17-year-old Jonas star was answering fan questions for Extra when a cute young admirer asked him if it was true that he was planning on running for president (once he’s old enough, of course).
Nick confirmed that he… More »

Sean Penn ‘Suspicious’ of Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Presidential Bid (VIDEO)

Celebuzz | August 6, 2010 - 5:56 am

Actor Sean Penn has some critical words for Wyclef Jean after the Haitian-born musician announced that he would be running for president of Haiti on Thursday night.
Sean, who has been living in Haiti for the past six months after a deadly earthquake rocked the politically-fragile nation, said that he was “suspicious” of the… More »

Nick Jonas Continues Quest To Become Next Pop Star President

Alex Blagg | April 20, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Will we soon be calling Nick Jonas, Mr. President? Maybe, if Nick has anything to do with it.
The President of Our Hearts, Nick, told Parade magazine that he would one day like to run for President. Because once you are already established as a dreamboat pop star, your next obvious career move is… More »

Michelle Obama: No First Baby Bump

Betsy Waldman | March 31, 2009 - 11:35 am

Hollywood babies, breathe a sigh of relief. There will be no First Bump to trump your Coldwater Canyon play dates and Petit Tresor accessories.
In an interview with April’s edition of O Magazine, Michelle Obama sits down with talkshow host Oprah Winfrey and gets grilled on Internet talk that the First Lady is with… More »


Celebuzz | January 20, 2009 - 9:21 am

Queen Latifah and Rosario Dawson Join Kids’ Inaugural Ball

Celebuzz | January 19, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Hey, kids wanna rock out for President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, too?
The Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus will be jammin’, tween-style, at the Kids Inaugural: We Are the Future concert set to air Monday evening at 8 p.m. on the Disney Channel. The show will honor military famlies.
Joining the kids will be… More »

Beyoncé Will Sing for Obama’s First Inaugural Dance

Celebuzz | January 18, 2009 - 8:30 am

Beyoncé is set to sing for President-elect Barack Obama’s first dance with his wife Michelle on at his inauguration on Tuesday, January 20, reports the AP.
Just don’t ask what tune exactly the Lady Fierce will be vocalizing.
“It is our hope that we can keep the song secret until the moment,” said… More »

Celebs Line Up to be Part of Obama’s Inauguration

Celebuzz | January 13, 2009 - 11:40 am

Though details on the event have yet to be finalized, one thing is for sure: President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration will be a star-studded affair.
One of the many events the Presidential Inaugural Committee will be sponsoring is “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial,” which will be a 90-minute concert… More »

No Truth to Jennifer Hudson Inauguration Rumors

Betsy Waldman | January 5, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Though she sang the national anthem at the Democracratic National Convention in August, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson won’t be offering a repeat performance at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20.
MSNBC notes that Jennifer’s rep has refuted claims by the New York Post that Hudson, 27, is in talks to belt out “The Star-Spangled… More »

VIDEO: Will Smith Does Crying Game on ‘Oprah’

Betsy Waldman | November 7, 2008 - 1:09 pm

America’s top action star Will Smith actually admits he shed tears upon hearing Barack Obama had won the Presidential election.
Will went on Oprah Winfrey’s show Thursday to promote his new film Seven Pounds. But when talk moved to Obama, “O” asked him if he cried upon the Illinois senator’s win.
“I don’t… More »

Justin Timberlake’s Political Pecs

Celebuzz | November 5, 2008 - 9:39 am

Justin Timberlake was photographed on Election Day sporting a T-shirt with a gray scale image of the American flag.
The singer was obviously doing his part to inspire his fans (and even the paparazzi) to get off their asses and vote.
He also helped out democracy by appearing in this voting PSA in… More »

Celebs Take To the Polls For Election 2008!

Janie Marcus | November 4, 2008 - 7:09 pm

Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick hit the polls today in Manhattan’s West Village, while Blake Lively also braved the lines at her New York City precinct to vote in today’s historic Presidential election.
In L.A., Ryan Phillippe chatted with paparazzi while leaving the polls. When asked who he voted for, the Stop-LossMore »

Heidi Montag Will Grope for Change

Celebuzz | October 24, 2008 - 6:09 pm

Never one to miss a red carpet event, product launch party or opening of a tuna can, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt hit up the SVEDKA Vodka Presents Hollywood, DC: Lights! Camera! Election! party at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery Thursday night in Hollywood.
But this time Speidi have a vested interest—one other… More »

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Keeps Her ‘View’

Betsy Waldman | October 3, 2008 - 11:29 am

Despite the various reports that John McCain/Sarah Palin supporter Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving The View—possibly for a position with Fox News—it now seems Beth’s sitting put with Barbara Walters and the gals.This kind of drama hasn’t been witnessed with the View dames since Rosie O’Donnell tusselled with the blonde Republican then rolled from the show.Hasselbeck’s… More »

Obama Dashes Lindsay Lohan’s Political Aspirations

Betsy Waldman | September 17, 2008 - 2:49 pm

Lindsay Lohan won’t be whispering influential nothings into the ear of Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama anytime soon (which is probably a good thing for both of them).
Despite her eloquent blog-bashing of John McCain’s running mate Sarah Palin over the weekend, Senator Obama’s camp isn’t too keen on cozying up to punchy ol’More »

Paris Hilton Has no Presidential Preference

Celebuzz | August 5, 2008 - 12:00 pm

She’s known for mouthing off about her socialite peers, but mum’s the word when it comes to Paris Hilton endorsing a candidate in this year’s Presidential election.
Page Six says Paris was at a party thrown by MySpace founder Chris De Wolfe, but declined to comment on who her electoral pick will be.
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