WHCD Celebrity Roundup


This weekend Hollywood types will begin parachuting into D.C. for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. The event takes place Saturday evening but there are plenty of pre-dinner receptions and cocktail parties taking place between now and then to catch the celebs.

Here’s a roundup of who you might expect to run into over the next few days and which publications we know are hosting them:

Movie types:

Actor and outspoken Obama backer George Clooney along with his girlfriend actress Stacy Keibler (Time); Actor Adam Scott; director Steven Spielberg; MPAA Director Chris Dodd, actress Eva Longoria, Donald Trump‘s daughter Ivanka, actress Charlize Theron (Politico); actress and occasional inmate Lindsay Lohan (FNC’s Greta Van Susteren and husband John Coale); actress Reese Witherspoon; “Hunger Games” stars Elizabeth Banks (ABC/Yahoo! News) and Josh Hutcherson; actress Zooey Deschanel; actress Viola Davis, actress Goldie Hawn (her date: CNN’s Piers Morgan); actor Josh Dallas; actress Sanaa Lathan; actress Rosario Dawson (Atlantic/NJ); actor Paul Rudd, actors Ginnifer Goodwin and Colin Hanks (NPR); actor Pierce Brosnan and his wife Keely (WaPo); canine movie star Uggie (TWT).

Recording artists:

Singer Mary J. Blige (NPR); R&B legend Stevie Wonder; singer John Legend.

Media personalities and small screen actors:

Late-night comedian and this year’s WHCD host Jimmy Kimmel, reality TV star Kim Kardashian; CNN’s bighead Piers Morgan; “Modern Family”s Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen and Eric Stonestreet along with “Cougar Town”s Christa Miller and Bill Lawrence (ABC/Yahoo! News); actress Rashida Jones (Forbes); fashion designer Rachel Zoe (Politic0); radio host Tom Joyner; author Katherine Stockett and Facebook co-founder and publisher of TNR Chris Hughes (NPR); model Elle Macpherson, actors Matthew Morrison and Chase Crawford, CBS TV hosts Gayle King and Charlie Rose; actors Tim Daly and David Arquette (CQ-Roll Call); Sandra Fluke of Slutgate fame (HuffPost); actress Sofia Vergara.