Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Beyonce And Jay Z Raises $4 Million For President Obama
Last night about 100 deep pocket
donors paid upwards of $40,000 per
ticket to party side-by-side with
President Barack Obama, singer
Beyonce and her aging rapper husband
Jay Z at his 40/40 sports club in New
Beyonce introduced President Obama to
the well-heeled guests, saying: “I can’t
tell you how proud we are to host
tonight’s event with President Obama.
We believe in his vision.”
The president warmly thanked Bey and
Jay, saying: “Thank you so much for
your friendship.” It must be nice to
have “friends” like Beyonce and Jay Z.
”Jay-Z now knows, you know, what my
life is like,” said the president of the
former Brooklyn crack dealer. “We both
have daughters. And our wives are
more popular than we are. So we’ve got
a little bond there. It’s hard, but it’s
But Mr. Obama saved the most praise
for Beyonce, calling the curvy boudoir
singer a “role model.”
“Beyoncé couldn’t be a better role model
for our daughters because she carries
herself with such class and poise and
has so much talent.”
Even though he considers Beyonce to
be a role model for his daughters, Mr.
Obama left the women in his life back
home in DC. “Michelle, Sasha and Malia
are mad at me because they aren’t
here,” the president joked.
The president’s star-studded fundraisers
have drawn criticism from Republicans
and others who see the elitist events as
divisive and grandiose.
But Obama dismisses the critics by
using a lottery system that enables low-
income supporters to rub elbows with
the wealthy at his fundraisers.
Several Twitter users uploaded their cell
phone camera pics of the much-hyped
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 3:41 PM