George Clooney Joins Obama at Star-Studded White House State Dinner

Celebrity News Mar. 15, 2012 AT 11:51AM
George Clooney Joins Obama at Star-Studded White House State Dinner Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Barack and Michelle Obama were in good company Wednesday night.

At the annual White House State Dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha, several A-list celebrities showed up for the high-profile event.

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Having the best seat in the house, George Clooney sat next to the First Lady (who wore Marchesa) during the dinner. But missing from his other side: his model girlfriend Stacy Keibler.

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Vogue editor-in-chief and known Obama supporter Anna Wintour, who is fresh off of this season's various international fashion shows, arrived in a stylish black and white scallop print Chanel column dress.

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Film mogul Harvey Weinstein stepped out in a dapper tuxedo with his wife, Georgina Chapman, at his side. Chapman, a designer for Marchesa, created the teal off-the-shoulder gown that Michelle was wearing for the evening.

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British actor Idris Elba, who is famous for his role in The Wire (one of Barack's favorite TV shows), was also in attendance.

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The entertainment for the evening suited both the Camerons' and the Obamas' musical tastes: British folk band Mumford and Sons performed followed by newly engaged John Legend, who sat next to his fiancee Christine Teigen.

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