DNC Surprise Guests: ScarJo, Portman

Sources say they'll speak tomorrow, with Kerry Washington

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 5, 2012 1:26 PM CDT

(Newser) – Democrats have some surprise celebrity guests of their own—ones who presumably don't intend to yell at chairs. Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, and Kerry Washington have all been secretly scheduled to speak at the convention tomorrow night, sources tell CNN. Organizers are hoping to get all three onstage at the same time. They're not the only celebrities speaking at the convention, but they're some of the highest profile, and represent some of the Democrats' core demographics: women and young voters.

So far, however, none of the three actresses' representatives have confirmed that they'll be there; Washington's pointed out that she was filming in LA.

Actress Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, May 2, 2012.
Actress Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, May 2, 2012.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Natalie Portman arrives before the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.
Natalie Portman arrives before the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Kerry Washington speaks at the Django Unchained panel at Comic-Con, Saturday, July 14, 2012, in San Diego.
Kerry Washington speaks at the "Django Unchained" panel at Comic-Con, Saturday, July 14, 2012, in San Diego.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Actress Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, May 2, 2012.
Actress Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, May 2, 2012.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
« Prev« Prev | Next »Next » Slideshow
My TakeCLICK BELOW TO VOTE
55%
5%
4%
4%
30%
1%
To report an error on this story, notify our editors.

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   HitFix   |   PopSugar Tech   |   RealClear   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   CollegeHumor   |   Barstool Sports   |   OK!