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Friendly Reminder That Mariah Carey Made a Hallmark Christmas Movie

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Welcome to Day Ten 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 Tuesday, December 22nd:

Runner Up #2: Ariana Grande's Incredibly Chill Dog Chilling by a Christmas Tree

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"Are you vibing?" someone, perhaps Ariana Grande, asks her dog during this very short Instagram video. The answer? Yes, this dog is vibing so hard next to this Christmas tree. We should all strive to holiday vibe as this dog holiday vibes.


Pretty solid Christmas tree: 500

Giant bow: 250

Couch chilling: 250

Vibes: 500

Final score: 1,500

Runner Up #1: The People of Mongolia

Photo: TIZIANA FABI/[Getty Images]

Turns out, there was a 70 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skull in Nicolas Cage's house  all along — but not anymore. Cage reportedly returned the skull to the people of Mongolia, which he purchased in 2007 for $276,000 (fun fact: he outbid Leonardo DiCaprio), after it became clear that the skull was in fact stolen and illegally smuggled out of its home. Congrats, Mongolia!


The spirit of giving: 1,000

The seedlings of the plot to National Treasure 3: 2,000

Final score: 3,000

Winner: This Clip From Mariah Carey's Absolutely Insane Hallmark Movie

Urgent reminder: Mariah Carey directed a movie for the Hallmark Channel. The movie is called A Christmas Melody, stars Lacey Chabert as well as Mariah Carey herself, and premiered on Saturday. It is also batshit insane. In the clip above, not only are Mariah Carey's shots lit completely differently than Lacey Chabert's, but they're also shot from a different angle entirely, as NPR notes. Please do yourself and your family a favor during your holiday break and view it in its entirety.


Mariah Carey, unofficial queen of Christmas: 1,000

Mariah Carey in weirdly angelic soft-focus: 2,000

Made-for-TV movie starring queen of Christmas Mariah Carey in weirdly angelic soft-focus: 5,000

Final score: 8,000

The Prize

In the tradition of the 12 Days of Christmas, this insane clip will receive "Ten covers of 'All I Want for Christmas Is You.'"

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