Fat Tuesday is a time to live it up, party, and indulge right before Ash Wednesday when Lent starts and people start giving up this and that. But many? They just celebrate Fat Tuesday and just forget about that whole lent thing.
Fat Tuesday is the day to eat, drink and be merry. And really, who doesn’t want to do that? And there will most likely be a slew of celebrities celebrating Fat Tuesday. Check out who has ties to New Orleans and Louisiana, which is the epicenter of Madri Gras celebrating in the United States.
Sandra Bullock adopted a baby from New Orleans and bought a home there, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie spend a lot of time at their home in the French Quarter, also Ali Landry (a Cajun and Breaux Bridge native), of course celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, Ellen DeGeneres (she’s a New Orleans native), home town son Harry Connick Jr, Harry Shearer (of Simpsons and Spinal Tap fame), John Goodman, Lil Wayne, Master P, American Idol’s Randy Jackson was born in Baton Rogue, and although Reese Witherspoon was rasied in Nashville, she was born in New Orleans.