For the most part, Hollywood stars have lined up behind the stars who have turned to Kickstarter to fund their passion projects — celebrities blanketed Twitter with messages to encourage fans to donate money to Rob Thomas’ campaign to make the dream of a Veronica Mars movie a reality and Zach Braff’s quest to maintain creative control over his new original screenplay.
Jon Lajoie, one of the stars of FX’s comedy The League was even inspired to start a faux-Kickstarter campaign earlier this week, featuring a searing video that satires Thomas, Braff and the other celebrities that have begun to turn to their audiences for direct financial backing.
- President Obama said that he was "deeply disturbed" by the video showing the police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago. ›
- Frank Gifford's family says the NFL star had CTE, the degenerative brain disease linked to football. He died in August. ›
- And President Obama actually made his daughters laugh at the annual White House turkey pardon. ›