LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Robert Duvall is an surprising figure in a Hollywood feel – he’s a obvious hostess who is peaceful to lend his star energy to compelling a Republican politician.
The “Apocalypse Now” star is holding a evidence from his left-leaning counterparts by hosting a fundraiser for unreserved GOP presidential claimant Mitt Romney subsequent month. According to an invitation speckled by National Journal, Duvall is opening his Middleburg, Va., home to Romney boosters – as prolonged as they’re peaceful to open their wallets – and “special guest” Ann Romney on Sep 6.
Tickets to a eventuality start during $2,500 per chairman for entrance to a ubiquitous reception, $10,000 grants them entrance to a VIP print accepting and $25,000 saves them a mark during Duvall’s cooking celebration for a presidential hopeful’s mother and deep-pocketed supporters. Proceeds from a duty will go to a corner fundraising cabinet Romney Victory, Inc.
A deputy for Duvall pronounced a actor wasn’t reachable on Wednesday, as that was his initial day filming his new movie.
By throwing in so publicly for Romney, Duvall bolsters his position among a comparatively tiny organisation of Hollywood heavyweights, including Kelsey Grammer, Jon Voight, Drew Carey and Adam Sandler, who register (at slightest with their checkbooks) on a regressive side of a domestic spectrum.
According to OpenSecrets.com, Voight donated $3,500 to John McCain’s debate in 2008; Grammer contributed $4,600 to Rudy Giuliani and $2,300 to McCain during a final choosing cycle; Carey pitched in $2,300 for Ron Paul’s debate in 2007 and Sandler ponied adult $2,100 for Giuliani’s presidential run that same year.
The competition to a White House is also heating adult in Hollywood‘s Democratic camp, with several celebrities – Maria Bello, Ian Somerhalder, Aisha Tyler and Pete Wentz among them – financially subsidy Obama’s bid for a second term.
Aug will be a bustling month for Obama supporters like No Doubt thespian Gwen Stefani, who is throwing a chateau celebration of her possess in Beverly Hills on Aug 12 featuring First Lady Michelle Obama. Power writer Harvey Weinstein and Vogue editor Anna Wintour are reportedly fasten army on Aug 6 for their possess high-end fund-raiser in Greenwich, Conn.
Meanwhile, expel members of “The Wire” are slated to accommodate pro-Obama donors during a private chateau on Martha’s Vineyard on Aug 15, and theatre and shade star Nathan Lane will horde an “East End for Obama” event, co-starring Vice President Joe Biden and actors Edie Falco and Julianne Moore, on Aug 24.
Finally, George Clooney, who hold a smashingly successful Obama fundraiser during Clooney’s chateau in Studio City, Calif. on May 10, will branch for a boss again in Geneva, Switzerland during dual fundraising events for American expatriates on Aug 27.R Soft Web Hosting