Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler! After the news that he's running for governor in New Mexico, Val Kilmer appears in all royal regalia during the Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras) Parade in New Orleans. That Val Kilmer photo is from TMZ. The plump Val Kilmer wore a silver crown and a white satin suit that made him look like he wants to put Liberace to shame. Happy Mardi Gras 2009, everyone! Eat and enjoy paczki! But be careful of paczki calories because every 5 ounce of it is 420 calories!
Anyway, Fat Tuesday is a big event in the United States because it is a day before Ash Wednesday. Holy week starts with Ash Wednesday, so Fat Tuesday is the last day that Catholics will eat fatty food. Here's what other people are doing in today's Mardi Gras:
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