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Celebrities party at Mardi Gras too

Celebrities party at Mardi Gras too

FAT TUESDAY: Actress Whoopi Goldberg prepares to throw a carnival cup during the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade Monday night, March 6, 2000, in New Orleans. Golberg is the celebrity monarch of the carnival krewe. Celebrities are often invited to ride on floats and serve as honorary grand marshals of the parades and festivities surrounding the Mardi Gras celebrations. Photo: Associated Press/Bill Haber

John Goodman
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Even a working class guy like Dan Conner can get down at Mardi Gras.


Taylor Hicks
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American Idol meets Mardi Gras.


Les Miles
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Takes time out from coaching college football to party like a rockstar.


Hulk Hogan
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Bet he hulks out on Fat Tuesday.


Kid Rock
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Brings a little Detroit style to the Big Easy.


Val Kilmer
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Those tights are pretty sweet.


Joan Rivers
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Pretty much looks this way everyday.


Jim Belushi
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We can only imagine his brother would have gone harder.


Gary Sinise
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Lt. Dan loves party beads.


Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa
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Not really sure who invited them.


Bret Michaels
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Looks like he could celebrate Mardi Gras 365 days a year.


Cyndi Lauper
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Someone should have probably told her it was Mardi Gras and not Halloween.


Mariska Hargitay and Harry Connick Jr.
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Because yeah, why wouldn’t you pair those two on a Mardi Gras float?


Nicolas Cage
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Somehow he got himself invited.


James Gandolfini
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Tony Soprano liked Bourbon Street.

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