Inauguration mingling

Yet another little mention of Natalie from the inauguration parties. This Slate writer is thankful for celebs like Nat that don’t disappear into a special VIP area.

3. Give an award–a sort of Social Egalitarian Oscar**–to celebrities who go to events but don’t go to the designated “VIP” areas. …

Pursuing option 3, kf honors … Forest Whitaker and Natalie Portman!*** Also Jerry Yang, if he counts. … I’m sure there are others. … P.S.: I don’t blame the organizers of these events. I assume it’s some of the celebrities themselves who demand protection from annoyingly non-famous invitees. The system is to blame, I tell you.