Lindsay Lohan will be attending—with her lawyer, naturally. George Clooney wouldn’t miss it. With Kim Kardashian and Steven Spielberg rounding out the guest list, it’s hard to believe anyone would call this weekend’s White House Correspondents Association dinner a “nerd prom.”
But where are the business leaders?
This year’s group of invitees includes just six people who could be said to be in business, out of more than 120 known guests. Of those, at least three have reasons to be invited other than for their business acumen.
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is attending as a guest of National Public Radio—but Hughes, who recently bought the venerable opinion journal,"The New Republic", is now a capital player proper.
Ari Emanuel, CEO of William Morris Endeavor talent agency, is an entertainment world eminence more than a corporate type. (His brother, Rahm, was also President Obama’s first White House chief of staff and is now mayor of Chicago.)
Stacy Snider, co-chairwoman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios , will also be perfectly comfortable among the glitterati.Page 1 of 4 | Next Page