Beyoncé Attends Obama Fundraiser with Tina Knowles and Gloria Carter

Beyoncé Attends Obama Fundraiser with Tina Knowles and Gloria Carter

The singer dazzled in blue at the New York City re-election campaign event.

Published March 20, 2012


The public rarely catches a glimpse of Jay-Z's mom or see her hanging out with her daughter-in-law Beyoncé, but on Monday night, Gloria Carter was looking sharp alongside the singer and Tina Knowles. The three were present at a fundraiser for President Obama's reelection campaign fundraiser in New York City. Beyoncé wore a figure-hugging navy blue dress by Victoria Beckham, Lorraine Schwartz earrings, Lanvin beaded necklaces, and Nicholas Kirkwood strappy heels. Her mom looked sophisticated with a form-fitting white top with black feathered collar while Carter went the more conservative route with an all-black ensemble.

The cocktail reception and dinner, which was held at Locanda Verde restaurant at the Greenwich Hotel and cost $5,000 per person, was organized by First Lady Michelle Obama who didn't fall behind in the style department. The first lady changed from a green trouser suit to a dazzling black and silver dress for the event.

Guests paid $5,000 for a photo with her while those who wanted to mingle with the First Lady forked over $25,000 for a ticket. Other attendees included Angela Bassett, Gayle King, Star Jones, and Whoopi Goldberg. Actor Robert De Niro and his wife, Grace Hightower, also hosted the 85-person event (held at their hotel) meant to raise money for the Obama Victory Fund. always gives you the latest fashion and beauty trends, tips and news. We are committed to bringing you the best of Black lifestyle and celebrity culture.

Written by Dorkys Ramos


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