Life as a young celebrity can be pretty awesome: worldwide fame, sick Hollywood parties, million-dollar endorsement deals and, you know, having breakfast with the President of the United States. That was the case for Dianna Agron, Ian Somerhalder, Sophia Bush, Anna Kendrick and 21 other young celebrities yesterday morning. The stars met with President Barack Obama at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California for a private breakfast as part of his Young America Effort reelection campaign.
In true young celebrity fashion, the stars took to Twitter to share their exciting news with the rest of the world. Take a look at what the stars had to say about their memorable morning with President Obama.
Dianna Agron: “Maybe the only man I truly get nervous around. Worth the early wakeup call. @BarackObama”
Ian Somerhalder: “Totally surreal morning. Met up with some friends, had coffee with President Obama now tweeting.The 21st century… Let’s do this.” Then later, “Just spent my morning w/this man talkn green energy, a better America & being a young American – wow.”
Zach Braff: “Todays to do list; make leader of the free world laugh.”
Bryan Greenberg: “Just hanging with @BarackObama talking politics, NBA, and making goofy faces. No biggie. #HumbleBrag”
The purpose of President Obama’s Young America Effort is to encourage young people across the country to get involved in the upcoming presidential campaign and to build support from young voters.
Other celebs at the breakfast included Avenger Jeremy Renner, Jessica Alba, 30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto, Zachary Quinto and Ben McKenzie.
Do you think celebrities should openly express their political views?What celeb would you love to see hang out with the pres next?