Pamela, Ben and Hayden to party at White House

LONDON:

Pamela Anderson, Ben Affleck and Heroes actress Hayden Panettiere are heading to the White House. The trio are among a host of celebrities on the guest list for the White House Press Correspondents Association Dinner.

Also invited are Desperate Housewives actress Marcia Cross, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton and The Hills star Lauren Conrad.

Scottish comic Craig Ferguson will host the evening.

The annual dinner started in 1920 and is a highlight of the US President’s social calendar. US Vice President Dick Cheney has confirmed he will be at the bash on April 26. Previous guests have included sin-ger Sheryl Crow, model Petra Nemcova and British comedian Eddie Izzard. — Agencies