Fat Tuesday Throwbacks: Celebrities Who've Gone All-Out at Mardi Gras in New Orleans
We can only imagine the number of revelers who asked the pop star to hit them "...Baby One More Time" as she waved and threw beads from a balcony in the French Quarter in 2006.
The Anchorman star tossed doubloons — treasured coins that parade-goers aim to collect — into the crowd during his reign as King of the 2012 Krewe of Bacchus Parade, which has been led by a celebrity every year since 1969.
The Academy Award-winning director was very enthusiastic as the Grand Marshal of the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club's 2018 Parade.
The Magic Mike actor celebrated the opening of his Saints and Sinners restaurant on Bourbon Street in New Orleans during Mardi Gras in 2013.
The reality TV star looked right at home beside her throne as the Celebrity Monarch during the 2015 Krewe of Orpheus Parade.
Harry Connick Jr.
The singer and 2019 Celebrity Monarch gave rowdy crowds "A Wink and a Smile" as he prepared to toss beads from his float during the 2019 Krewe of Orpheus Parade.
The 2019 Krewe of Bacchus Parade was out-of-this-world thanks to Supernatural star Ackles stepping up as the god of wine himself.
While there isn't much Law & Order during Mardi Gras, the actress didn't seem to mind the over-the-top celebrations while riding in the 2013 Krewe of Orpheus Parade.
John C. Reilly
The Step Brothers actor gleefully took the throne as Bacchus in 2015, at the recommendation of his longtime pal and previous King Will Ferrell.
The "Cranes in the Sky" singer — who got married in New Orleans — peeked out from behind her mask as she and husband Alan Ferguson caught beads and took in the Mystic Krewe of Barkus dog parade in 2016.
Lord of the Beads! The Lord of the Rings star found some jewelry he was willing to part with as he tossed beads to the crowd as King of the Bacchus Parade in 2004.
The country singer tossed beads to revelers showing off their "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" during his reign as Celebrity King in the 2019 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans.
Anderson Cooper & Kelly Ripa
The longtime BFFs shared the honor of being Co-Grand Marshals of the Krewe of Endymion Parade in 2011, where they couldn't help but smile as they threw beads into the crowd.