Russell Simmons - Russell Simmons And Deepak Chopra Raise $5 Million For Obama

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and spiritual guru Deepak Chopra have helped to raise $5 million (£3.13 million) for U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign after co-hosting a fundraiser in New York.
Simmons and Chopra teamed up to throw a big party at Abc Carpet & Home on Thursday (01Mar12) to lend their support to the Democrat, who is hoping to win a second term in office in the election later this year (12).
Guests were treated to a performance by acclaimed hip-hop group The Roots, while comedian Aziz Ansari served as presenter.
Taking to on Friday (02Mar12), Simmons writes, "can't believe how much money we raised last night for Barack's re-election efforts... wowowowowo".


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