Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson hosted a private VIP-only fundraiser for President Obama at the Theory store in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan Tuesday night. The Washington Free Beacon was there to personally greet the notables, including designers Vera Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, and Russell Simmons, musician David Byrne, and a slew of New York fashion models.
Asked about Republicans criticizing the fundraiser, Johansson said, "Why would they say that? They are all so unfashionable. Let them say what they want!"
The Beacon was also amused to witness a self-identified reporter for the Daily Beast have trouble getting into the party. Must have been because of Newsweek's harsh coverage of the president and his reelection efforts: