Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Bill and Hillary Clinton Fête Barbra Streisand

Well here is a remark that has to make any Clinton fan smile.
“I thank her every time she sings ’Evergreen’ for me at political events,” said former President Clinton, who called Streisand to the stage and handed her the award.
These were President Clinton's words in tribute to Barbra Streisand as she received the Chaplin Award at Lincoln Center.  Everyone who is anyone was there.

Scene Last Night: Clintons, Streisand, Cohn, Blavatnik

By Amanda Gordon
April 23, 2013

Bill and Hillary Clinton dined with industrialist Len Blavatnik and hedge-fund manager Richard Perry. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn left his seat with Anchorage Capital Group LLC’s Kevin Ulrich to visit at their table.
The gathering last night on the promenade of the David H. Koch Theater rounded out a Film Society of Lincoln Center tribute to Barbra Streisand as the recipient of the 40th anniversary Chaplin Award, named after its first recipient, Charlie Chaplin.
I could not agree more with this remark!

Speakeasy: Aww: Bill Clinton thinks his wife is beautiful

Alicia M. Cohn

Examiner Staff Writer
The Washington ExaminerApril 23, 2013 | 6:17 pm
"Someone told me when I was elected president that politics was show business for ugly people. That was before Hillary got into it."
- Bill Clinton, at a New York City event honoring Barbra Streisand on Monday night, according to Variety. The former president also reportedly invited co-presenter Ben Stiller over for a "Meet the Fockers" movie night to "watch Barbra give sex advice to old people -- like me!"
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Ummmm ....

Barbra Streisand wins film award

Bill and Hillary Clinton among guests at gala dinner in New York
Associated Press in New York
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 23 April 2013 12.27 EDT

40th Anniversary Chaplin Award Gala - Arrivals
Barbra Streisand at the Chaplin awards gala. Photograph: Jim Spellman/WireImage
"Ever since I can remember, people have been calling me bossy and opinionated," Barbra Streisand told a crowd at Lincoln Centre on Monday night. "Maybe that's because I am. Three cheers for bossy women!"
The crowd, which included Bill and Hillary Clinton, cheered for pretty much anything connected to Streisand all evening as the star of song and screen was honoured for her film career with the 40th annual Chaplin award from the Film Society of Lincoln Centre.
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