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Lady Gaga Got a Pony for Christmas

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Wellcome to Day Eleven 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 Mariah Carey's Hallmark Christmas movie and Beyoncé dressing up as a literal Christmas tree, but here are your runners up and winner for Wednesday, December 23rd:

Runner Up #2: The Inmates of Litchfield Prison

Looks like nobody at Litchfield Prison got furlough for the holidays this year. The cast of Orange Is the New Black recited their very own version of the classic poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, detailing a visit from Santa from the perspective of inmates. They attempt to rob him, naturally.


Description of what it's like to rob Santa (who better, really?): 250

"Cute-ass reindeer": 500

Pennsatuckey: 500

Final score: 1,250

Runner Up #1: Mariah Carey's Aspen Vacation

A video posted by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) on

Hey, how's your holiday going? Cookies? Awkwardly running into high school acquaintances at bars? Whatever you're doing, you're not having as much fun as Mariah Carey, who has been vigorously Instagramming her Aspen vacation for the last three days. It sounds amazing.


Elaborately choreographed snow angel photo shoots: 500

Kids attempting to frost gingerbread cookies and failing spectacularly: 500

Hello Kitty onesie: 200

Dior snowboots, which we weren't even aware existed: 1,000

Mariah Carey sledding in Dior snowboots: 2,000

Final score: 4,200

Winner: Lady Gaga

A photo posted by The Countess (@ladygaga) on

Last night, Lady Gaga became the envy of 8-year-olds everywhere when her record label gifted her an actual pony for Christmas. Sorry, "White Angel." Lady Gaga shared the news via Instagram, captioning it, "Today on my doorstep was delivered a White Angel from heaven. It felt like the old days of the record business, she's such a spiritual girl! A heartfelt thank you to John Janick and Steve Berman, the whole Interscope family. I will ride, and care for, and love her forever. I was so surprised!" Yeah, probably.


A literal pony: 5,000

Sorry, I mean White Angel: 10,000

Final score: 15,000

The Prize

In the tradition of the 12 Days of Christmas, Lady Gaga will receive "Eleven free horseback riding lessons."

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