WHCD Celebrity Roundup

By Eddie Scarry Comment

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.