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Larry David Remembers Thanksgiving

By Renee Ghert-Zand

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While you were eating turkey…

Celebs ate turkey, too. However, some like Natalie Portman, Alicia Silverstone, Dianna Agron, Julianna Margulies, and Lea Micheledid not (they’re vegetarians).

Larry David treated us to his animated reminiscences of Thanksgiving in Brooklyn with his family.

Joan Rivers tweeted about delivering Thanksgiving meals to the homebound, watching the Macy’s parade, and the thoughtful seating arrangements at her table.

Anne Hathaway and new hubby Adam Shulmantook their dog for a walk in New York, and Shia LaBoeuf strolled with his “Nymphomaniac” co-star Mia Goth in L.A.

Rashida Jones joined Jimmy Fallon in performing a catchy holiday-themed medley parodying popular songs by One Direction, Rihanna and Psy’s Gangnam Style, among others. The bit about spinning the dreidel on Hanukkah was set to Flo Rida’s “Whistle.”

Bob Saget enjoyed the holiday together with old buddy John Stamos, who starred with him in the 1990’s sitcom “Full House.”

In other news:

Judd Apatow will produce a “Simpsons” episode he wrote 22 years ago.

Paula Abdulspoke about both her Canadian and Jewish roots at a Chabad fundraiser in Toronto. Abdul is also being coy about talk that she would make a great judge on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Jake Gyllenhaal brought his mother as his date to FIJI Water’s New Eyes For The Needy’s 80th Anniversary dinner in New York, at which he was honored for his work with the organization over many years. The actor told guests he got involved as a boy when his physician grandfather made him donate his glasses every time his prescription changed. Gwyneth Paltrow and Adam Levine did not personally attend the event, but they each donated items for its auction.

Busy mom Sarah Jessica Parker, who played fashionista Carrie Bradshaw on “Sex in the City,” insists that she herself is not a style icon. “It’s not how I think of myself and I think it’s probably the healthier approach,” she said.

Those of us who were not crazy about Natalie Portman’s recent switch to blond did not have to wait long for her to revert to her natural brunette look.

Among the celebs who reacted to the death of “Dallas” actor Larry Hagman was Larry King, who tweeted his appreciation for Hagman’s helping him to stop smoking.

Lenny Kravitz is a football fan? Yup. He spoke to HuffPo all about it, and about his penning a song for the N.Y. Jets.

Only months after splitting with Italo-Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal, artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel, 60, has announced his engagement to 30-year-old Danish model May Anderson. This will be Schnabel’s third marriage.

Watch Rachel Bilson celebrate the first anniversary of her ShoeMint venture in this video in which she appears with business partner Nicole Chavez.

No charges will be filed against either Drake or Chris Brown in relation to their recent brawl at a New York nightclub.

Actress Deborah Raffin, 59, died of leukemia in Los Angeles on November 21. In recent years she ran a successful audiobook company, which she founded with her late husband Michael Viner.


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