Richard Branson Press Conference



Charles McCormack, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Branson and Jamie Drummond

Running for the plane. Highlight from the press conference.

Jamie Drummond, executive director and co-founder of DATA (who looks and sounds just like Ewan McGregor), said that the ONE Campaign is becoming “like the NRA for the poor.”

Everyone laughed, and Richard Branson responded, “or like the AARP. . .”

Much more later. Both Djimon Hounsou and Richard Branson addressed the corruption issue extensively.

On to Edinburgh. . .

press conf kids

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  1. July 4, 2015

    […] responding to a question about corruption at yesterday’s press conference, Branson said, with a clearly well-worn joke, that corruption was something like marital affairs […]

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