BEVERLY HILLS—Real estate developer Geoffrey Palmer will be hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump in Beverly Hills, CNBC first reported.
Palmer already provided over $4 million to the Republican Party and has supported the Trump campaign since 2016. He was apart of the pro-Trump super PAC Rebuilding America Now in 2016.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the fundraiser is expected to take place during the Emmy Week on Tuesday, September 17 with tickets going for $100,000 per couple.
This is not the first time the Trump has received fundraising opportunities. During the summer, Equinox received backlash because the owner planned on hosting a Trump fundraiser and others boycotted the company.
The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, RNC co-chairman Tommy Hicks Jr., campaign manager Brad Parscale and Trump Victory finance chairman Todd Ricketts are expected to be in attendance. Tickets range from$1,000 to $100,000 per couple (for a photo opportunity and VIP reception).
“Will & Grace” stars Debra Messing and Erick McCormack received backlash after going to social media demanding a list of the names of attendees to the public. McCormack tweeted, “Hey, @THR, kindly report on everyone attending this event, so the rest of us can be clear about who we don’t wanna work with. Thx.”
Whoopi Goldberg, actress and host on the ABC talk show “The View” responded on the show noting that “People ended up killing themselves.” Goldberg added addressing the issue of the blacklist in Hollywood decades ago that prevented people from earning work.
President Trump tweeted in response to McCormack and Messing’s tweets:
“Bad “actress” Debra The Mess Messing is in hot water. She wants to create a “Blacklist” of Trump supporters, & is being accused of McCarthyism. Is also being accused of being a Racist because of the terrible things she said about blacks and mental illness. If Roseanne Barr….”