Seth MacFarlane, Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg to Host Hillary Clinton Fundraisers

Hillary Clinton will return to Los Angeles on Sept. 13 for another round of fundraising, including an event at the homes of Seth MacFarlane and another at the home of Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg.
Lionel Richie is scheduled to perform at the afternoon lunch event at MacFarlane’s home, according to an invite. Tickets start at $5,000, and contributions go to the Hillary Victory Fund. Those who contribute $10,000 will be designated co-hosts, and those who contribute $33,400 or raise $50,000 will be hosts, including lunch, preferred seating and a photo with Clinton.
MacFarlane endorsed Bernie Sanders in the primary and spoke at one of his Hollywood fundraisers in October.
Later, Clinton is scheduled at a dinner at the home of Diller and Von Furstenberg, with tickets priced at $100,000 per couple. The Hillary Victory Fund contributions are split between the Clinton campaign, the Democratic National Committee and state parties.
Other chairs of the event include Michael and Jane Eisner, Russell and Karen Goldsmith and Edgar Sargsyan.
Meanwhile, Tim Kaine is scheduled to return to Los Angeles on Sept. 19 for a fundraiser at the home of Eva Longoria, and another event the following day at the home of Jay Sures. Tickets to Longoria’s event start at $10,000, and include dinner.  Tickets to Sures’s event, to be held at lunchtime, start at $2,700.
The Clinton campaign also is sending out a number of surrogates for fundraisers. Capricia Marshall, the former U.S. Chief of Protocol, will headline a fundraiser at the Beverly Hills home of entrepreneur Victoria Jackson on Friday, with Gloria Steinem co-hosting. Tickets are $1,000 per person.
Clinton campaign chairman Robby Mook will headline a fundraiser on Sept,. 16 at the home of producer Ellen Goldsmith- Vein and Jon Vein, with tickets starting at $500 per person.

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