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Channing Tatum Dressed Like Elsa from ‘Frozen’

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Welcome to Day Nine of our 12 Days of Celebrities Celebrating amicable holiday smackdown! Though there's still a few weeks before Hannukah, Christmas, and New Year's Eve are over, the celebrities — along with their pets, stalkers, and Instagram followers —€” want you to know that they're already making the most of the occasion.

But only one celebrity can be having the Most Fun Ever (today). So far, winners have included North West's giant pink coat and Beyoncé dressing up as a literal Christmas tree, but here are your runners up and winner for Monday, December 21st:

Runner Up #1: Busy Philipps' Weird Obsession with Elf on the Shelf

There's something kind of charming about a celebrity who just leans right into all the traps of embarrassing momhood. Elf on the Shelf — otherwise known as the tiny toys that parents tell their children are watching them so that they'll behave — may be the pinnacle of such traps. Regardless, Busy Phillipps has been Instagramming her Elves on the Shelves (yes, she has multiple; they often hang out together) for weeks.


Trendy toys: 200

Embarrassing mom Instagram habits: 500

Final score: 700

Runner Up #2: Kate Middleton's So-Called "Gaudy" Christmas Decorations

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According to the Daily Mail, Kate Middleton "spent hundred on gaudy decorations, including glittery baubles, flashing tree lights and mounds of tinsel, which her two-year-old son George apparently loves," creating "a veritable temple of kitsch." And you know what? Good for her.


Unabashed tackiness in the face of old-fashioned austerity: 500

Just a princess doin' her: 700

Final score: 1,200

Winner: Channing Tatum Twirling in an Elsa Costume

In the trailer for the new season of Lip Sync Battle, or, the brief late night show sketch that was for some reason turned into a television show hosted by Chrissy Teigen and LL Cool J and bought by Spike TV, Channing Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum appear to go head-to-head in a spousal battle. At one point, Channing Tatum appears to put on an Elsa dress and wig, and subsequently twirl around in the snow. Happy holidays!


Fake snow, because this winter has been so unseasonably warm: 500

Former male stripper in a long-sleeved dress: 500

Gleeful twirling: 1,000

Final score: 2,000

The Prize

In the tradition of the 12 Days of Christmas, Channing Tatum in an Elsa dress will receive "Nine more sequels to Magic Mike."

Congratulations to all, and stay tuned for tomorrow's showdown!