See How the Stars Are Celebrating Thanksgiving 2019

From handing out meals to dishing out compliments, these celebs are taking time to give back and give thanks

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The Cyrus Family

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Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson celebrated their first Thanksgiving together alongside Cyrus' family this year.

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Sandra Lee

The chef and former Food Network host spent her day with City Meals, prepping, cooking and serving 22,000 meals for those in need.

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Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest
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"7 minutes after this photo, I got turkey in my eye. Now that I'm fully recovered, Happy Thanksgiving!" the Live With Kelly and Ryan host captioned this family shot.

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Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper
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The actor spent his morning watching the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from The Dakota building in N.Y.C.

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro
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Daddy-daughter time was the theme of the Jersey Shore star's Thanksgiving this year.

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Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton

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Gwen Stefani/Instagram

The two continued their tradition of heading to Shelton's Lake Texoma, Oklahoma property to celebrate the holiday and cook up their very first turkey covered with Funyuns. Stefani's son Apollo suggested the creative dish and thought Shelton was going to cook it, until The Voice judge jokingly countered, "No, you are."

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Jenna Dewan

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Jenna Dewan Instagram

The mom-to-be knows the difficulty of taking a good group photo, but she posted hers anyway and wished her Instagram followers a happy Thanksgiving.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Catherine Zeta-Jones Instagram

The mom of two and her son Dylan shared their amazing view of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade via Instagram video.

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Hailey & Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber; Hailey Bieber

The newlyweds started their holiday with a quick juice run in Miami, Florida.

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President Donald Trump

Donald Trump

The Commander in Chief made a surprise Thanksgiving day visit to the troops at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.

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Eva Amurri & Kyle Martino

Eva Martino
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Despite their split, the former couple spent Thanksgiving together in Connecticut with their two kids, Major James and Marlowe Mae.

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Hilaria & Alec Baldwin

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On the heels of suffering from her second miscarriage in seven months, the mom of four celebrated the holiday with husband Alec and her kids. She then listed everything she was thankful for on Instagram, writing, "I'm thankful for our first baby. I'm thankful for my three boys. Thankful for my husband, who through good times and difficult ones is my constant companion. My family and friends-thank you. And our community here: I'm thankful for all of you, who support me in such powerful and endearing ways. Please know that your company means the world 💙💚💙💚"

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Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade

"Grateful ❤❤❤," Union captioned her Thanksgiving post, which was accompanied by a photo of herself, daughter Kaavia James, husband Wade and the former Miami Heat star's second-youngest child Zion Malachi Airamis, who can be seen resting a hand on Wade's shoulder, showing off some long nails as well as a slightly cropped top.

The photo recieved some criticism online, to which Wade responded on Twitter, "I've seen some post-thanksgiving hate on social about my family photo. Stupidity is apart of this world we live in-so I get it. But here's the thing-I've been chosen to lead my family not y'all. So we will continue to be us and support each other with pride, love & a smile!"

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Jessica Simpson

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Jessica Simpson/ Instagram

"Getting a family pic on Thanksgiving was a task, but we did it before the pajama change for the car ride home!!" the singer captioned her precious family snap.

"I woke up this morning with the continued warm and cozy feeling of gratitude. Hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving!" she added.

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Khloé Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian/Instagram

"♡ Everyday I give thanks that I was chosen to be your mommy! I'll never ever take this role for granted!" the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star wrote on Instagram. "Thank you Tutu! I will easily love you until the end of time! ♡"

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Kate Hudson

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The actress and her baby girl Rani Rose were all smiles on their couch after their big Thanksgiving feast.

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Taylor Swift

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Friendsgiving was in full effect this week for stars Swift, Gigi Hadid, Antoni Porowski, Martha Hunt and more. Snippets of their fun-filled event were captured on each of the stars' Instagram stories, including Hadid's, who wrote, "Friendsgiving this week 🙂 love you all [so much]."

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Christina Anstead

Christina Anstead
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"Thankful ♥️ (and the best I could get) 😂," the HGTV star captioned her family photo, which shows baby Hudson London struggling to keep his eyes open.

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Matthew McConaughey

"all servants served. #happythanksgiving," the actor captioned an Instagram slideshow of photos of himself serving food and posing with first responders.

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Carrie Ann Inaba

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The Dancing with the Stars judge hosted an early Friendsgiving in L.A., with hand and foot massages from Manly Handz, mini facials and face mask treatments with the new Korean skincare brand Aloisia Marie from celeb facialist, Camaille Victoria, vitamin IV from Mobile IV medics and custom holiday ornaments from Brown & Co designs and jewelry from Emma J Company. Lemonade provided food, Polkatots made a custom cupcake cake and drinks were provided via an ice tea bar by VitaCup.

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Jon M Chu

Jon M Chu
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The director braved harsh winds to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade with his wife, Kristin Hodge, and his two kids, Willow and Jonathan Heights.

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Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston/Instagram

The actress had "Jimmy's f**king enchiladas" on her Friendsgiving menu, and also shared the Jimmy Kimmel Live host's reaction on Instagram. In the clip, Kimmel is seen laughing at his personalized dish before saying, "Finally, somebody listened to me."

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Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah Winfrey Instagram

The mogul spent the holiday in Milwaukee making Thanksgiving dinner with her nieces.

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Kehlani Instagram
Kehlani Instagram

The singer and new mom started prepping her turkey dinner two days before the big meal.

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Darren Criss

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Darren Criss Instagram

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story star spent his Thanksgiving morning with Elmo at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.

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Demi Moore

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Demi Moore Instagram

"Thankful for my girls ❤️ Happy Thanksgiving!" the actor-now-author captioned this sweet tribute to her three daughters, Rumer, Tallulah and Scout Willis.

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The Beckhams

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Victoria Beckham Instagram

Victoria Beckham wished all of her Instagram followers a happy Thanksgiving alongside this precious family photo.

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Jimmy Fallon Feeds New Yorkers

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The Tonight Show host volunteered at the Food Bank for New York City's Harlem Community Kitchen, a partner of Feeding America, serving breakfast and helping seniors shop on Nov. 26.

Upon arriving, Fallon got right into the kitchen and served 111 hot meals for breakfast - blueberry pancakes, turkey sausage, milk, orange juice and coffee. He then helped in the pantry, where he assisted community residents in need. Fallon was stationed at the fresh produce area, distributing sweet potatoes, cherry tomatoes, basil, endive, watermelons, collard greens and more.

"Thank you everyone for letting me volunteer with @foodbank4nyc Community Kitchen in Harlem, a partner of @feedingamerica. You are all angels for what you do. It feels SO good to me to give back even just a little and get some smiles early in the morning. And I'm ALWAYS down for a selfie if you ask me," Fallon wrote on Instagram.

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Megan Thee Stallion Hands out Turkeys in Texas

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Megan Thee Stallion spent an hour at the Houston Food Bank Portwall Pantry on Nov. 26, where she contributed $15,400 worth of turkeys to 1050 households in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Big Sean Goes Home to Help

2019 Allstar Giveback: Thanksgiving Edition
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Detroit-raised Big Sean joined volunteers at the 2019 Annual Allstar Giveback: Thanksgiving Edition event at River Rouge High School in River Rouge, Michigan, on Nov. 26. The event, founded and organized by Tarence Wheeler, gives away over 5,000 Thanksgiving turkey dinners annually.

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21 Savage Brings His Mom to a YMCA Meal

21 Savage serves Thanksgiving dinner
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On Nov. 26, rapper 21 Savage and his Leading by Example Foundation hosted an inaugural Thanksgiving dinner at the YMCA Wade Walker in Atlanta. 21 Savage served more than 300 families in his hometown, Dekalb County, alongside his mother Heather, family and friends.

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The Kardashian-Jenners Give Back

Karjenners serve Thanksgiving
Kris Jenner/Instagram

The Kardashian crew got a head start on Giving Tuesday by handing out Thanksgiving meals to families in need on Nov. 23. Matriarch Kris Jenner stopped by the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank with daughters Kim and Kourtney and boyfriend Corey Gamble to serve up Turkey Day classics to more than 100 families and join in on arts and crafts for the younger kids.

"As we head into the holiday season, it's a reminder to be thankful for all of our blessings and I'm so grateful," Jenner wrote of the moving experience on Instagram. "It's important to me and my family to give back."

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Kylie Jenner Throws a Buzz-Worthy Friendsgiving

Kylie Jenner Friendsgiving 2019
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The Kylie Cosmetics mogul has never shied away from an excuse to show off her entertaining abilities, and she pulled out all the stops for her annual Friendsgiving feast. In addition to her signature mac n' cheese, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star also whipped up candied yams, green bean casserole, stuffing, corn muffins and, of course, turkey.

Her elegantly decorated table settings featured crafty name tags for each of her guests, and one in particular set the Internet abuzz: Beyoncé. Sadly, Bey wasn't actually there - the name tags were all inside jokes pegged to each pal, with sister Kendall dubbed "Daddy Long Legs" and Kylie herself as "$600 mill," in a cheeky nod to her recent $600 million sale of a majority stake in Kylie Cosmetics to beauty conglomerate Coty.

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Demi Lovato Celebrates Friendsgiving with Her New Beau

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Just a few weeks after going Instagram official with a smooching snap, the "Sorry Not Sorry" singer and new boyfriend Austin Wilson celebrated Friendsgiving together at Lovato's home.

Joined by a group of her close pals, the singer shared several videos of the festivities on Instagram, including one thanking chef Art Smith for the delicious dishes he created for the occasion.

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Katherine Schwarzenegger & Chris Pratt Spread the Love on a Bike Ride

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Newlyweds Katherine and Chris are definitely feeling the love - and they want to spread it to everyone around them!

The couple enjoyed a romantic afternoon bike ride in Atlanta, Georgia, ahead of the holiday, which they'll be spending with Schwarzenegger's family. During the outing, the author reflected on the importance of expressing gratitude and what she's most thankful for: her husband!

"Today, I am grateful for this bike ride with my wonderful husband and seeing the colors of the fall leaves," she wrote in part of her Instagram post. "While we were riding our bikes, he said let's give out real honest compliments to people we pass and see what happens. We did, and not only did random compliments surprise people on the bike path, they also made us feel good," she said of the sweet experience.

Encouraging her followers to "start thinking each day for something or someone you're thankful for, and tell them," she followed her own advice and shared some kind words about her husband. "This also reminded me how thankful I am to be married to someone who thinks of kind ways to make the world a better place."

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