Celebrities routinely weigh in on political races, from large-city mayoral campaigns to the battle for the White House every four years.
Now, a group of stars is rallying around a candidate for the Big Apple’s city comptroller position, hardly a glittery affair. Could it be the presence of disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer in the race is coaxing celebrities to be heard on the matter?
— whose opponent has gotten all the headlines lately — is having a fund-raiser Aug. 6 at the Maritime Hotel, hosted by , and “Blue Jasmine” star . Others on the event’s host committee include hotelier , jewelry designer and of Harper’s Bazaar.
Turns out several of the participants have ties to Stringer, but it’s still rare to see such a show of star power at this political level.