Archive for the 'Politics' Category

- Posted on April 1, 2014

Last August, Jennifer Garner and Halle Berry testified in front of the Assembly Judiciary Committee in support of a bill that sought to impose harsher fines on paparazzi who stalk the children of celebrities. In her testimony, Garner described the 15 men with cameras who camp outside her house everyday, the mentally ill stalkers who […]

- Posted on March 3, 2014

Jennifer Garner expressed her thanks to ET on the Oscars red carpet Sunday night for supporting the “No Kids” paparazzi crusade she and other Hollywood stars have been fighting for. Jennifer said, “[ET] led the way and I cannot tell you how much I thank you, my family thanks you, my kids thank you. Because […]

- Posted on October 2, 2013

There wasn’t an empty seat at Manhattan’s Cipriani restaurant for the first-ever Save the Children benefit on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton attended, as accolades were awarded to Jennifer Garner, the Bezos Family Foundation, Save the Children coordinator Virginia Almeida, and Manny Chirico, C.E.O. of PVH, Calvin Klein’s parent company, and a longtime supporter of the organization. […]

- Posted on August 14, 2013

- Posted on August 14, 2013

Actresses Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner urged California lawmakers Tuesday to support legislation that they say would help them better protect their children from the paparazzi that follow them daily. The stars testified before the Assembly Judiciary Committee regarding SB606, which would impose tougher penalties on photographers who harass celebrities and their children. It was […]

- Posted on October 11, 2012

Ben Affleck has mixed feelings about President Barack Obama, and so does his wife. “My feelings are complicated as well, but I look forward to seeing what he does in the next four years,” Jennifer Garner told POLITICO on Wednesday, echoing a comment her husband made last week. Despite the lukewarm review, Garner stressed that […]

- Posted on June 9, 2011

Hollywood actress and activist Jennifer Garner applauded the Obama administration on Capitol Hill for funding “innovative” early learning programs but said that more needs to be done. “Last week, President Obama, such great news, he delivered on 500 million dollars for innovative early learning programs. I was proud to fight for this funding with Save […]

- Posted on June 7, 2011

Jennifer Garner might not have achieved the status of having her own table at the Monocle yet, but where Hollywood is concerned, the actress this week will cement her status as one of Capitol Hill’s “regulars.” On Wednesday, Garner will pay a visit to the legislative branch for the fourth time in a little over […]

- Posted on April 30, 2009

President Obama’s first White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner has the feel of a political convention with a touch of Oscar glamour. Excitement surrounding the Obamas’ entrance into the White House has turned next Saturday’s dinner into a weeklong parade of non-stop parties, A-list celebrities, dinners and brunches. Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Natalie Portman, Demi Moore, […]

- Posted on November 20, 2008

Celebrities could drop their children off at school and visit their doctors without fear of being accosted by paparazzi under a proposal introduced by a city councilman this week. The proposed law, the latest effort by Councilman Dennis Zine to combat aggressive tabloid photographers, would restrict commercial photography and video recordings within 20 feet of […]