Celebs Mix It Up With the Masses

By Leela de Kretser,  Newser User
Posted Jan 20, 2009 12:39 PM CST
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, right, and Dustin Hoffman greet each other as they arrive for the inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol today.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Hollywood stars rubbed shoulders with everybody else as celebs like Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Denzel Washington, and Dustin Hoffman waited in the cold to watch Barack Obama take office. Oprah Winfrey, seated next to Samuel L. Jackson, told Hollywood Scoop: “It’s behind the dream…amazing grace personified.” Also spotted: Steven Spielberg, Sean Combs, and hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger. Click the image to view a slideshow.