The annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner provides celebrities, journalists and politicians the chance to meet and mingle before sitting down to Donald Trump jokes galore.
During the gala, held in Washington, D.C., several famous faces were excited to meet politicos before Larry Wilmore took the stage.
Below are some of the famous meet-and-greets.
Black-ish star Anthony Anderson met Vice President Joe Biden at the gala.
— Anthony Anderson (@anthonyanderson) May 1, 2016
DJ Khaled was a guest of The Huffington Post‘s, forming an unexpected pair with Arianna Huffington throughout the night.
— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) April 30, 2016
NBC’s Kate Snow found Independence Day: Resurgence‘s Jeff Goldblum before the dinner began.
— Kate Snow (@tvkatesnow) May 1, 2016
Billions’ Damian Lewis met Bernie Sanders.
— SHO_PR (@SHO_PR) April 30, 2016
Bill Nye the Science Guy met up with musician Steve Aoki early on in the night.
— Bill Nye (@BillNye) April 30, 2016
Soccer star Hope Solo met the one and only Morgan Freeman.
— Hope Solo (@hopesolo) April 30, 2016
USA Today columnist Christine Brennan met Scandal’s fictional president, Tony Goldwyn.
— Christine Brennan (@cbrennansports) May 1, 2016
CNN/ABC News contributor Donna Brazile took a quick photo with The View’s Joy Behar.
— Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) May 1, 2016
Reuters’ Lauren Young met Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery with Glee’s Darren Criss.
— Lauren Young (@LaurenYoung) May 1, 2016
Fox News political analyst Angela McGlowan took a few pictures with Vivica A. Fox at the dinner.
— Angela McGlowan (@angelamcglowan) May 1, 2016