Tag: Steven Spielberg

Check, Please: Dinner with Clooney, Clinton $175K Per Plate

San Francisco Democrats will have to reach deeper into their pockets than ever before if they want to sit with George Clooney and Hillary Clinton at the presidential candidate’s Bay Area fundraiser dinner next month. Two seats at the head table with the guests of honor are going for a whopping $350,000.

Spielberg Blasts #OscarsSoWhite: ‘No Inherent or Dormant Racism’ in the Academy

Hollywood titan Steven Spielberg became the latest industry figure to weigh in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy on Thursday, saying in an interview that he does not believe there is “inherent or dormant racism” in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and that he is “not 100 percent” supportive of the Academy’s dramatic rule changes to increase diversity within the organization.