George Clooney's fundraiser for Prez Obama was a huge success -- financially ... but some celebs ain't talking about what happened inside. Hmm ... Luckily, we have all the details about what went down .. including the $40,000/plate menu! Plus, Howard Stern's verbal assault on Britney Spears -- was it actually a major plug for "X-Factor"? Also ... Charlize Theron and the TMZ TV story we decided to pull. Did we make the right decision?