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You Can Go to George Clooney's House... If You "Donate" to Barack Obama's Campaign

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Americans, we know you would do just about anything to show your support of one of the nation's finest men: George Clooney. And if you've ever wanted to get an up-close look at the Great Bachelor's Los Angeles pad, now is the time. You can win your way into his home for a special party he's throwing. The catch: You enter by donating President Barack Obama's campaign.

Around 150 guests are expected to shell out $40,000-a-plate for the May 10 soiree at Clooney's private home, which will be co-hosted by DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. The exec was originally planning to play host without Clooney, but his new $35 million home would not be ready in time for the event. (We know how those million-dollar reno projects are, siiiiigh.)

If you don't have $40K handy to hand out for a night with Obama and Swooney Clooney, the Obama campaign is running a contest until the end of the month wherein any donation made to the president's re-election fund will get you a chance to get in the door. THE DOOR OF GEORGE CLOONEY'S HOUSE.

From the Obama site:

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Any donation you make today automatically enters you for a chance to be George Clooney's guest at a reception for President Obama. George Clooney is doing his part to help re-elect the President, but he knows that it's grassroots supporters like you who will decide this election.

The Obama campaign will even fly the lucky winner (+1!) to Los Angeles, put them up in a hotel for the night, and provide transportation to the shindig. They value the prize package at $1600, with the dinner valued at a mere $200 (sorry to the folks who spent $40K, your dinner is only worth a hundy a plate). Of course, for fans of Clooney + Obama, the value is priceless.

Psst, if you read the official rules, there's a way to enter without spending a dime. And, oh yeah: You can be subject to a background check if you win, and if you decline, you might have to forfeit your prize. Take note, folks with any sort of legal barriers to letting you party with Obama and Clooney.