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The guest list for this weekend’s 2014 White House Correspondents’ dinner is as glitzy as it has been in year’s past. Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies, Pitch Perfect’s Anna Kendrick and The Grand Budapest Hotel star Jeff Goldblum are just some of the Hollywood elites who will be there.
— People magazine (@peoplemag) April 23, 2014
Nyong’o, who was just named People’s “Most Beautiful” star for 2014, has been invited by TIME Magazine, reports The Washington Post. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman will be at the Huffington Post table, while NBCUniversal has invited Ride Along star Kevin Hart. Reuters invited Glee star Darren Criss.
As TheWrap notes, the networks have invited some of their biggest stars to join their journalists. Margulies and NCIS’ David McCallum were invited by CBS News, along with Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Gloria and Emilio Estefan and Spike Jonze.
ABC News has picked Scandal’s Tony Goldwyn and Modern Family stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara.
USA Today has also sent invitations to a roster of celebrities, including Rosario Dawson, Goldblum, Freida Pinto, Josh Gad and Jessica Simpson. The Washington Post has invited Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau.
This year’s event is being hosted by Joel McHale (The Soup, Community) and takes place on Saturday. President Barack Obama will also appear at the event, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
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