Celebrity endorsements in the 2012 presidential campaign: Page 44 of 45

altOprah Winfrey 

The talk show host was an early supporter of President Obama in 2008, having him on her influential daytime show and turning up at campaign rallies for him. She hasn’t publicly supported him yet this cycle and her spokeswoman downplayed reports she wouldn’t do so. Lisa Halliday told the New York Daily News in April: "Oprah's support of President Obama has been and remains unwavering since she initially endorsed his candidacy in 2007. Any reports that suggest otherwise are untrue.” The billionaire donated $2,300 to Obama in 2007. Federal Election Commission records showed no donations yet this cycle. 

Backing the GOP:

Stephen Baldwin | Pat Boone | Dean Cain | Russell Crowe | Jon Cryer
Clint Eastwood | Kelsey Grammer | Producer Craig Haffner | Vanilla Ice 
Retired speed skater Dan Jansen | Author Dean Koontz | Barry Manilow 
Dennis Miller | Chuck Norris | Wayne Newton | Nick Searcy | Gene Simmons 
Gary Sinise | Doug Stanhope | Ben Stein | Janine Turner | Vince Vaughn 
Jon Voight | Hank Williams Jr.

Backing Democrats:
George Clooney | Ari Emanuel | Will Ferrell | Jamie Foxx | Morgan Freeman 
Lady Gaga | Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas | Tom Hanks 
Scarlett Johansson | Rashida Jones | Jeffrey Katzenberg | Eva Longoria 
Gwyneth Paltrow | Sarah Jessica Parker | Julia Roberts | Will Smith 
Steven Spielberg | Harvey Weinstein | Oprah Winfrey | Anna Wintour

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