10/04/2011 01:39 pm ET | Updated Dec 04, 2011

Scarlett Johansson Hosts Scott Stringer Fundraiser And Wins Praise

MANHATTAN — Hollywood starlet Scarlett Johansson impressed local politicos at a campaign fundraiser for Manhattan Borough President and expected mayoral candidate Scott Stringer Monday night.

The “Lost in Translation” star was billed as the official host of the $2,500-a-head cocktail party, held at a private residence inside The Plaza Hotel, and she delivered a “thoughtful introduction” for the BP, according to several attendees.