Obama's Hollywood Celebrity Base

Excerpt: Barack Obama may be annoyed by the McCain campaign's ads tagging him as "the world's biggest celebrity," but that won't stop the Democrat from attending a star-spangled Beverly Hills fundraiser tonight.

Barbra Streisand will headline a $2,500-per-ticket concert at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, following a $28,500-per-plate dinner at the Greystone Mansion. Organizers of the Hollywood spectacular – expected to raise a record $9 million for Obama – include movie moguls Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen, Variety reports.

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