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Actor Morgan Freeman attends the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Shirley MacLaine held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 7, 2012 in Culver City, California. The AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Shirley MacLaine will premiere on TV Land on Saturday, June 24 at 9PM ET/PST. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

In retaliation against a controversial, but effective, anti-Romney Super PAC ad, a right-wing pro-Romney group called Grassfire Nation has published the phone numbers of high-profile celebrity supporters of the president. Steven Spielberg, Bill Maher and Morgan Freeman are just a few of the famous figures who were targeted for exposure. The Huffington Post reports:

Grassfire Nation, an anti-Obama group, emailed its supporters with the telephone numbers of a number of Hollywood figures on Friday. The message was also posted on the group’s website with the numbers redacted.

“A pro-Obama Super PAC funded almost exclusively by leftist and Hollywood elites like Bill Maher ($1 million), Morgan Freeman ($1 million) Jeffrey Katzenberg ($2 million), Steven Spielberg ($100,000), JJ Abrams ($50,000) is responsible for a false and likely illegal attack ad on Mitt Romney,” the blast begins.

The ad in question tells the story of a woman who died of cancer and suggests that, had she not been laid off by Romney’s Bain Capital, she would have lived. CNN fact-checked the ad and found it to be inaccurate. The Romney campaign has disputed the spot’s accuracy and disparaged the Obama campaign for not denouncing it.

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