Can Hollywood Help Clinton And Obama?

January 11, 2008 By:
Can Hollywood Help Clinton And Obama?

The Los Angeles Times has an interesting article about Hollywood stars backing up Democratic candidates Senator Hillary Clinton and Senator Barack Obama. There is a interesting split between these two Democratic hopefuls and the long list of celebrity supporters. Let’s take a look at who's backing who.

Barack Obama supporters include:

Oprah,George Clooney,Scarlett Johansson, Will Smith, David Geffen, Jada Pinkett Smith, Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Cindy Crawford, Jennifer Aniston, Tyra Banks, Halle Berry, Zach Braff, Morgan Freeman, Bruce Hornsby, Lakers coach Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, Cedric "The Entertainer" Kyles, Ellen Pompeo, Edward Norton, Leonard Nimoy, Jamie Foxx, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Natalie Maines, Rob Morrow and Forest Whitaker.

Hillary Clinton’s celebrity ranks include:

Magic Johnson, Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Clarence Avant and Rob Reiner, Steve Bing, Ron Burkle,Barbra Streisand, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, Joely Fisher, Ed Helms, Danny DeVito, Fran Drescher, Vivica Fox, Joanna Kerns and Marla Maples, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Nicole Miller, the Goo Goo Dolls, Jon Bon Jovi among others.

Will the Hollywood power help or backfire on the candidates like it did for John Kerry in the 2004 elections? What are your thoughts?