Among endless stars from Clint Eastwood to Kendall Jenner at Vanity Fair and HBO’s Cannes Film Festival bash — former Vice President Al Gore partied discreetly.At the glitzy Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc affair, Gore — in town for his film, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” — held the hand of girlfriend Elizabeth Keadle, the Democratic donor he’s dated since 2012, as he arrived. where he hung out and was seen dancing with Keadle” to the 1972 hit “Stuck in the Middle With You” by Stealers Wheel. Graydon Carter and Richard Plepler hosted the fête. Blige, who’s getting divorced, looked in good spirits, spending most of her evening with pal Will Smith.A “meet-and-greet” reception was held the afternoon prior to the gala which was attended by Ann and Dick Ince of Knoxville.Ann Ince succeeded Tipper Gore as president of the board when she left that position for Al Gore to run for vice president in 1992.Tipper Gore, the former Second Lady who lives mostly in Virginia, returned to Nashville, a former hometown, on Nov. And that’s how she said she felt about giving the keynote address at the Tennessee Voices for Children inaugural Green Ribbon Gala on Nov. The organization serves 50,000 children, youth, families and child-serving providers.5 for the Tennessee Voices for Children Inaugural Green Ribbon Gala at The Westin. Gore and her husband, former Vice President Al Gore, have been low key since they separated in 2010. While Gore said she’s “very touched and very proud” of what Voices for Children does, 49 percent of kids and families with needs still aren’t getting services. Laura Whitfield for Tennessee Voices for Children “There is still a stigma attached (to mental illness),” she said.It was arranged by her chief of staff, Elizabeth Spencer, who was present during the interview.
Tipper Gore has a second home in the Santa Barbara area, where she does volunteer work on behalf of the homeless and LGBT community.
She and Al Gore met at his senior prom and dated five years before they married in 1970.
She attended a private Episcopal school in Alexandria, Va., in high school and played basketball, softball and field hockey as well as the drums for an all-girl band.
The former second lady was in Nashville, a former hometown, recently for a fundraiser for Tennessee Voices for Children, a statewide organization that she founded in 1990 when services for those with mental health issues were not as available as they are today. Rikki Harris, CEO of Tennessee Voices, said a goal of 0,000 was reached.
“I’m enjoying where I am and particularly that I’m a grandmother,” Gore said in a rare interview. But Tipper Gore doesn’t mind being high profile when it’s something she believes in. She said Gore was excitedly responsive when asked to speak. She paid her own expenses and bought her own table,” Harris said.