Former Vice President Joe Biden Signs With Talent Agency CAA
Former vice president Joe Biden has signed with CAA. The former veep and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, have signed with the top-tier agency as they move to further their public policy efforts in their new post-executive branch life.
“Jill and I remain more dedicated than ever to addressing the critical issues of the day, and we see in CAA a shared passion and shared values that are at the core of our family and our goals,” Joe Biden wrote in a statement, notes Deadline. “We look forward to leveraging their expertise, across many fields, as part of our team."
The Bidens recently announced the launch of their Biden Foundation in partnership with the University of Delaware (the former veep's alma mater) and the University of Pennsylvania. The foundation will continue to advance the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, the Violence Against Women Act, as well as supporting military families, and affordable education.
“The Biden Foundation is an educational foundation dedicated to exploring the ways that everyone — no matter their income level, race, gender, age, or sexuality — can expect to be treated with dignity and to receive a fair shot at achieving the American Dream,” said a February 1 statement released during the foundation's launch, notes Politico.
“As a company, and as individuals, we are deeply honored and excited to work with Vice President Biden and Dr. Biden to advance their vital efforts,” Richard Lovett, president of CAA, said, reports Deadline. “The Bidens have long led with integrity, authenticity, and compassion. Their extraordinary commitment to lifting people up is not only a great inspiration to us personally but a tremendous foundation upon which they will build an unprecedented post-White House career.”
CAA reps a long list of actors (see: Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro), athletes (see: Cristiano Ronaldo, Peyton Manning), and musicians (see: Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen).
No word on whether the agency will be packaging a film about the Biden-Obama bromance, however.