Actress Gwyneth Paltrow lavished praise on President Barack Obama Thursday night during a Democratic National Committee fundraiser that took place at her Los Angeles home.
Speaking at the event, which had tickets starting at a minimum of $1,000 for the reception and $15,000 for the dinner, Paltrow introduced the president by saying, "I am one of your biggest fans, if not the biggest."
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences private luncheon and viewing of the "Hollywood Costume" exhibition at the Wilshire May Company building on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
The famous actress, joined by her children, continued to shower Obama with compliments.
According to the White House pool report, she said: It would be wonderful if we were able to give this man all of the power that he needs to pass the things that he needs to pass.
President Barack Obama answers questions during a town hall event at Cross Campus, a collaborative space that brings together freelancers, creative professionals, entrepreneurs and startup teams, on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. Obama is traveling in Los Angeles for an overnight trip during which he will discuss the nation's economy and designate a swath of Southern California mountains as a national monument. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Paltrow called the president's push for equal pay "very important to me as a working mother."
At the conclusion of her introduction, she turned the microphone over to Obama, telling him, "You're so handsome that I can't speak properly."
The president then continued to deliver what was described by the White House pool as one of his standard fundraising speeches. Julia Roberts and Bradley Whitford were among other celebrities spotted in attendance.
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