The weekend the stars come to DC, and RadarOnline.com has all the scoop.
The White House Correspondents’ Dinner has become a Washington, D.C. tradition and is usually attended by the President and Vice President. In recent years, the event has exploded into a weekend-plus long series of events.
Tammy Haddad, DC media guru and hostess of one of the hottest parties says: “This year is an unprecedented celeb fest – Chicago and Hollywood met last year. Celebs are engaged in the political process and are back for more.”
Haddad’s famous Saturday “Garden Brunch” started in 1993 and is the ultimate mix of political, social, media and Hollywood elite. Haddad won’t release her VIP guest list but the Garden Brunch will be live streamed on her website.
Capitol File Magazine’s famous after party is always a coveted ticket. At the illustrious Mayflower Hotel, lucky attendees might hang with The Hangover star Bradley Cooper, Jessica Simpson or get the scoop on Iron Man 2 with ScarJo.
The MSNBC after party is said to over-booked by 500 people. RadarOnline.com will be the only media outlet on the red carpet. No thanks! If you can Salahi your way in there, you may see Jon Bon Jovi, Alec Baldwin, Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow with Rachel Maddow tending bar.
Want to attend Vanity Fair’s après-fete at the French Ambassador’s residence? Fuggedaboutit! Unless you’re making $5 million a movie, are a big name on the Conde Nast’s masthead or you work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, you’re not going.
We’ve been told fabulous author and VF journalistic Christopher Hitchens only gets four invites. “I personally find it somewhat embarrassing to beg publications you’ve been covering day in and day out to come to their party,” says Betsy Rothstein, co-editor of MediaBistro’s FishbowlDC, “Not that I won’t or haven’t done it, but at some point, it just feels like f**k it, it’s not worth it.”