Two best friends and close philanthropic associates of actress Eva Longoria, a politically active Democratic donor, have been using non-profit organizations to generate millions of dollars in business for for-profit entities that they also own, according to an investigation by The Hollywood Reporter.
Eva Longoria’s role as a matchmaker was short-lived after NBC canceled her dating show Ready for Love after only two episodes due to low ratings. The show may not have been a total loss for the 38 year-old Lay’s spokeswoman who has recently been spotted getting cozy with one of the show’s contestants, Ernesto Arguello.
Politico reported on Thursday that Eva Longoria will co-chair the 2013 inauguration committee along with former Ambassador to Sweden Matthew Barzun, Democratic National Committee National Finance Chair Jane Stetson and technology entrepreneur and Obama bundler Frank White.
Penny Pritzker, the billionaire heiress whose family owns the Hyatt hotel chain, took a ride on Air Force One this afternoon from San Francisco to Portland, Ore., where President Obama was making a series of fundraising stops.