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Thankful celebrities

Thankful celebrities — ”Scary Movie”’s Marlon Wayans, ”Requiem for a Dream”’s Ellyn Burstyn, and others share what makes them grateful

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Thankful celebrities

As Americans prepare to talk turkey with their families this holiday, we had to ask, what’s a poor ol’ celebrity got to be thankful for?

MARLON WAYANS (Scary Movie)
”My nine brothers and sisters who ate up all the food and left me hungry on Thanksgiving so that one day I would strive to make some damn money to have a dinner big enough to feed all 10 of our greedy black asses.”

ELLEN BURSTYN (Requiem for a Dream)
”That I’m working more at this age than at any stage in my career.”

KELLY PRESTON (For Love of the Game)
”Trailer-trash food — sloppy joes, corn dogs, and Tater Tots.”

ALLISON JANNEY (The West Wing)
”False eyelashes, martinis, and bikini waxes.”

JEFF GOLDBLUM
”I’m thankful for cold cereal, which gives me great comfort and pleasure.”

TORI SPELLING
”Thanksgiving dinner. My dad goes for the pecan pie, but I love the cranberry sauce in a can and mom’s awesome Jell-O mold.”

CHRISTA MILLER (The Drew Carey Show)
”My new baby, despite the long birth process.”

DENISE RICHARDS (The World Is Not Enough)
”My brand-new Manolo (Blahnik) shoes — the first pair I ever bought.”

ILLEANA DOUGLAS (The Next Best Thing)
”My real breasts!”

PATRICIA ARQUETTE (Little Nicky)
”That I haven’t been skinned alive or covered in bees.”

JULIE DELPY (An American Werewolf in Paris)
”Is that what Thanksgiving’s about? We don’t have Thanksgiving — I’m French. But I love the yams.”

VAL KILMER (Red Planet)
”I’m thankful that I’m Native American.”

JULIA ROBERTS
”I’m thankful for life’s mysteries.”

RODNEY DANGERFIELD (Little Nicky)
”That I’m able to still talk coherently and say, ‘I’m thankful.”’

WILL FERRELL (SNL)
”That I still have all my own teeth with no cavities.”

KRISTEN JOHNSTON (3rd Rock From the Sun)
”That in the last few years, my mother has somehow relaxed a little bit.”

RICHARD RUCCOLO (Two Guys and a Girl)
”I’m thankful for my new 65-inch wide-screen high-definition television with satellite hookup and full Surround Sound.”

JASON ISAACS (The Patriot)
”I’m thankful they didn’t lynch me in England when The Patriot came out.”

BILLY DEE WILLIAMS (The Ladies Man)
”I don’t really celebrate Thanksgiving. I find it very difficult to celebrate something that disrupted an entire civilization.”

HEATHER PAIGE KENT (That’s Life)
”For the Zone diet, because I don’t have to cook for my husband.”

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