Meet the Fockers star Robert DeNiro managed to piss off the Obama campaign with a crack about Republican white women during a “set” performed at a re-election fundraiser Monday night at Locanda Verde.
“Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney,” De Niro said. “Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?”
Even though the crowd seemed to love it, by now the backlash (starting with Newt Gingrich on Tuesday, who called the joke “inexcusable”) has gone all the way to the top…of the White House.
No Shame in her game! Academy Award-nominated gamine Carey Mulligan attended last night’s State Dinner in honor of her Prime Minister, David Cameron–but as a plus-one (perhaps the President didn’t care for the Wall Street sequel, and believes money does sometimes sleep?). She attended with her boyfriend Marcus Mumford, whose band Mumford and Sons Read More
What Were They Thinking
Last night, the Fashion Week after parties in Paris had a run for their money, as Marc Jacobs threw a grand gala for friends and family (a very discriminating list) to celebrate the launch of Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs: The Exhibition. Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs has devoted an entire floor to the two designer’s work, hoping to recreate the buzz of the Met’s Alexander McQueen‘s show last year.