While the Democratic nominee and his staff are thankful for both the big checks and outspoken expressions of support from all those famous faces, I've learned from a key Obama insider that a number of big-time boosters have been told politely -- but very firmly -- to stay away tonight.Very telling The One doesn't want any competition. If they do show up, should he ask them to spread the wealth do you think?
Reportedly, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Sean ''Diddy'' Combs, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins and Ben Affleck are among those advised to skip the Chicago festivities and focus on attending the expected Obama inauguration in January.''There really only needs to be one star in Grant Park, and that's Barack,''
P.S. I hear they require photo-ID to get in. That may leave out a few Obama voters.