5:36 pm, October 20th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Despite their obvious standing in the so-called 1%, lots of wealthy celebrities have voiced their support for Occupy Wall Street. As can be expected, Kim Kardashian, she of “I profited $18 million off my own wedding” fame, is not one of those supporters. But she’s not exactly a defender either. As it turns out, she doesn’t have much of an opinion at all. Shocker.
11:30 am, October 12th | by Celebrity Net Worth
Occupy Wall Street’s slogan “We are the 99%” is derived from the idea that they represent the difference in wealth that separates the top 1% and every other American citizen. The top 1% of Americans is defined as anyone who has an annual household income greater than $593,000. So why are multi-millionaire celebrities showing up to offer their support and grab attention? And why is Occupy Wall Street taking them seriously? Here is a list of the 10 richest celebrities supporting Occupy Wall Street (they have a combined net worth of $1.255 billion by the way):
6:06 pm, October 10th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We’ve seen Susan Sarrandon down there and we’ve heard Ben & Jerry’s is behind it. Today, the biggest pop culture icon of them all descended on Occupy Wall Street: Kanye West.
6:12 pm, September 28th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Who’s that sitting right there with the determined Occupy Wall Street protesters (or meditators, rather)? It’s Russell Simmons.
Just a quick question. Do these very non-violent protesters have any idea what Simmons is worth?