Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is the lastest Hollywood figure to plan a high-profile fundraiser for President Obama. Weinstein will hold a $35,000-per-person dinner at his Westport, Conn. home on Monday, Aug. 6.
The famed movie producer has been a staunch supporter of the president. According to public records, Weinstein has donated over $75,000 to democratic campaigns this election cycle, including a $35,800 check directly to Obama's campaign. "I think he’s got deep personal beliefs," Weinstein told The Huffington Post in July. "I don’t have to agree with everything a candidate does to support him."
In May, actor George Clooney hosted a star-studded Obama fundraiser at his home in Studio City, Ca. The 150-person event brought in $15 million, from both ticket prices -- $40,000 per person -- and donations of $3 or more that entered donors into a raffle to win tickets to the event, according to the Los Angeles Times. Following Clooney's event, »
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