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Leonardo DiCaprio Commends Obama on Creating His 13th National Monument!

Leonardo DiCaprio keeps a low profile while arriving at the Chateau Marmont on Monday evening (October 13) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 39-year-old actor took to his Twitter that day to commend President Obama on creating a new national monument.

“Amazing! @BarackObama creates 13th monument protecting 346K acres in the San Gabriel Mountains #MonumentsMatter,” Leo tweeted. The new national monument will be in northeast Los Angeles.

“What we want to ensure, and what the president has focused on, is that all Americans, and the great diversity of Americans, both have the opportunity to access these important places and can experience them” White House counselor John D. Podesta told the Washington Post.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Gushes to Obama: 'You're So Handsome'

Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a private fundraiser for President Barack Obama at her Brentwood home on Thursday (October 9) and she couldn’t help but gush to her guest of honor!

“You’re so handsome that I can’t speak properly,” the 42-year-old actress said while introducing Obama to her guests, according to the Associated Press. “I am one of your biggest fans, if not the biggest, and have been since the inception of your campaign.”

Gwyneth said that it was a “profound honor” to welcome him to the home she shares with her children Apple and Moses, though she did not mention her estranged husband Chris Martin.

Other guests at the event included Julia Roberts (pictured below), Ryan Murphy, and Bradley Whitford. The event raised money for the Democratic National Committee.

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President Barack Obama Says Mistrust of Police is Corroding Society

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hold hands while waving hello to the crowd at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards dinner on Saturday (September 27) in Washington, DC.

The annual conference brings together activists, politicians and business leaders to discuss public policy impacting Black communities in America and abroad.

“Too many young men of color feel targeted by law enforcement — guilty of walking while black or driving while black, judged by stereotypes that fuel fear and resentment and hopelessness,” the President said in his speech, referring to the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri. “We will miss him badly,” adding that “a gulf of mistrust” invades communities. “That is not the society we want. It’s not the society that our children deserve.”

FYI: The First Lady is wearing a Bibhu Mohapatra dress.

15+ pictures inside of the President and First Lady at the awards dinner… More Here! »

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Matt Damon Whips Out His Best Bill Clinton Impression While Advocating Clean Water Initiatives

Matt Damon sits on stage to talk about his clean water initiatives at the Clinton Global Initiative Meeting on the third day of the event at the Sheraton New York Hotel on Tuesday (September 23) in New York City.

The 43-year-old actor was joined at the event by pregnant Chelsea Clinton and her father Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama, and others.

“The president has been great, and when we talked to him, to President Clinton a few years ago, he said, ‘just keep running those numbers up. Just run ‘em up,’” Matt said on stage, whipping out his Bill Clinton impression. Watch the moment below.

President Obama followed Matt‘s speech with his own on civil activism.


Matt Damon Does His Best Bill Clinton Impression

15+ pictures inside from the third day of the CGI… More Here! »

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Kerry Washington, Jon Hamm, & More Celebrities Take a Stand Against Sexual Violence (Video)

Kerry Washington, Jon Hamm and more celebrities are taking part in the White House’s PSA for the “It’s On Us” campaign against sexual violence.

The overall message of the video, which also includes celebrities such as Rose Byrne, Connie Britton, Randy Jackson, Common, and President Obama and Vice President Biden, among many others, is that it’s on us, all of us, to stop sexual assault.

Watch the video below to see the message behind the powerful campaign. Learn how you can help and take part over at ItsOnUs.org.


Celebrities Take a Stand Against Sexual Violence

President Obama Releases Statement on Robin Williams' Death

President Obama has released a statement on the passing of beloved actor Robin Williams, who died from an apparent suicide on Monday (August 11).

Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit,” the statement began.

“He made us laugh. He made us cry,” Barack continued. “He gave his immeasurable talent freely and generously to those who needed it most – from our troops stationed abroad to the marginalized on our own streets. The Obama family offers our condolences to Robin’s family, his friends, and everyone who found their voice and their verse thanks to Robin Williams.”

Make sure to check out our recap of what celebrities are saying on Twitter.

We continue to send out our thoughts and condolences to Robin‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

Katy Perry Sang for the President & First Lady Last Night at the White House!

Katy Perry belts out a song during a special concert commemorating the Special Olympics in State Dining Room of the White House on Thursday evening (July 31) in Washington, D.C.

The 29-year-old entertainer sang for President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama that evening, along with a huge crowd of spectators.

“We have just one of my favorite people performing tonight—Katy Perry,” the President said in his introduction of Katy (via E! News). “We are so grateful to her.”

“I love Katy Perry,” he added. “She is just a wonderful person. I’ve just met her mom and now I know why she is such a wonderful person, but I just want everybody to know she is on tour right now and so for her to take time out to do this is really special, and so we really want to say thank you to her for doing this.”

Katy also brought her mom Mary to watch her perform.

FYI: Katy is wearing an Elie Saab gown.

15+ pictures inside of Katy Perry performing at the White House… More Here! »

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