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October 7, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Click here to view the video or check it out under the cut. Scarlett appears very briefly around 1:20. In an effort to raise its socially conscious voice to the already loud socially active part of its environment, YouTube has launched a campaign with the lofty “Millennium Development Goal” of “cutting global poverty in half […]

September 26, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Scarlett Johansson is involved in two new, important campaigns. Scarlett and The Spirit co-star Eva Mendes will be featured in a series of PSAs to encourage cell phone recycling. The celebrity pair are building awareness for this cause in hopes of lowering CO2 emissions by limiting the energy needed to create new phones. Environmental Media […]

September 20, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Scarlett Johansson, actress and activist returns this week from her first trip to Rwanda with (RED), the initiative to engage business and consumer power in the fight against AIDS in Africa. During her four day stay, the actress visited projects and people who benefit from the flow of (RED) funds via the Global Fund into […]

September 8, 08 | Author: | 1 Comment(s)

A quick update from me… It appears that Scarlett did not attend the MTV Video Music Awards nor the Toronto International Film Festival. However, she did appear briefly at the Stand Up to Cancer telethon together with Josh Brolin. I have added screencaps and a MQ sized image from the event. A video clip will […]

August 21, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Thursday, August 21, 2008 Host / Co-Host Reception: 5:00 PM General Reception: 6:00 PM At the Home of Dave Gass & Don Karl 1724 W Steinway Drive – Phoenix, AZ 85041 Actress Scarlett Johansson will visit the Valley Thursday for a reception benefiting the Obama Victory Fund. The actress, known for her roles in The […]

August 20, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Thanks to Louise Bury for the following information regarding a new auction of Scarlett’s: Here at handbag.com we are working on a campaign with Cancer Research UK called handbag amnesty. The aim of this project is help raise money to fight breast cancer. In order to do this we are asking a number of celebrities […]

August 8, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

Thanks to Elena Bush of First Book for passing on information about a fun campaign Scarlett is participating in – “What Book Got You Hooked?” (www.firstbook.org/whatbook) – a book lovers’ campaign from First Book that will bring thousands of new books to kids in need. Now through September 15, readers everywhere are invited to share […]

August 6, 08 | Author: | 1 Comment(s)

Scarlett Johansson can laugh about it now, but the actress says she was embarrassed by the media coverage of her so-called “e-mail relationship” with Barack Obama. “It seemed to me to be like a product of extreme sexism, and I kept thinking to myself, ‘God, if this was just, like, Kal Penn or George Clooney […]

July 29, 08 | Author: | 1 Comment(s)

Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson and Charlize Theron are among the A-listers who signed on for the Stand Up To Cancer telethon in September. American Idol David Cook, Christina Applegate, Meryl Streep and Sally Field also will appear on the Sept. 5 broadcast, which will be simultaneously aired on ABC, CBS and NBC to raise money […]