Stars Celebrate Thanksgiving

VIDEO: Robin Roberts chats with singer as she prepares for "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving."
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Celebrities are getting into the holiday spirit by hitting the ice, handing out turkeys and attending tree-lighting ceremonies.

Pippa Middleton donned a winter white coat and black leggings to spin around the ice rink at Somerset House in London earlier this week. The Duchess of Cambridge's 27-year-old sister, who recently came out with 10 tips for a perfect Christmas, was there to celebrate a tree-lighting event sponsored by Tiffany & Co.

Across the pond, in Pittsburgh, Suri Cruise was joined on the ice by her famous mom and dad, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.

Cruise held his daughters hands as they glided around the ice rink with Holmes a few paces behind.

The family has been spotted shopping and stopping for ice cream in Pittsburgh, where Cruise is filming his latest movie, "One Shot."

As you and yours prepare to celebrate the holidays, click through to see what the stars are doing.

PHOTO: On Thanksgiving night the ABC Television Network will air a 90-minute special, "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving".
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Lady Gaga

If you're looking for something less traditional than "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," then tune into ABC's "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" with the very untraditional Lady Gaga.

Gaga helms this 90-minute special on Thanksgiving night in which she reveals more of her traditional side. Katie Couric interviews her at her alma mater, Sacred Heart Catholic School in Manhattan, while celebrity chef Art Smith stops by to help Gaga prepare a Thanksgiving feast of deep-fried turkey and waffles.

Naturally, Gaga will sing. She does a duet with Tony Bennett and performs her newest hit, "Marry the Night," as well as some Christmas classics before a small audience of friends and family.

PHOTO: Heidi Klum Celebrates Holiday Shopping With QVC, held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, California, Nov. 21st, 2011.
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Heidi Klum

"Project Runway" host Heidi Klum is getting into the holiday spirit by launching her new jewelry collection on QVC.

The supermodel helped decorate QVC's Christmas tree at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles and officially kick off the shopping network's "Holiday Shopping With QVC."

Although she's a busy mother of four, Klum has already done most of her shopping.

"I'm always ahead of the game for the holiday season. I'm almost done!!" she told The Hollywood Reporter. "I got some of the cool cocktail rings from my Wildlife by Heidi Klum jewelry collection that I have on QVC.com for my friends. I love something bold that stands out. Also, loving Theodora & Callum scarves. The patterns are beautiful and definitely punch up an outfit!  It's starting to get cold out." 

PHOTO: Singer Lil Wayne attends the "We Are The World 25 Years for Haiti" recording session held at Jim Henson Studios on February 1, 2010 in Hollywood, California.
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Lil Wayne

Rapper Lil Wayne returned to his hometown of New Orleans to hand out free turkeys as part of his record label Cash Money's turkey giveaway last on Friday.

"It's actually been my first time back here for the past eight or nine years, and they've been doing this for 15 years," Weezy told MTV News. "Me just being super busy, always on tour or something like that. But this is amazing, especially experiencing it now from this point of view, a 29-year-old perspective of a person with everything -- not everything -- a person with the things that he needs in place."

PHOTO: Ellen Degeneres visits Extra at The Grove on October 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
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Ellen Degeneres

While Wayne passes out turkeys, Ellen Degeneres is hoping to give the birds a free pass this holiday.

For a second year in a row, the comedian and daytime host is asking people to save, not eat, a turkey this holiday season as Farm Sanctuary's Adopt-a-Turkey Project spokesperson.

"Did you know that every year between 250 and 300 million turkeys are bred for slaughter in the United States? More than 46 million for Thanksgiving alone," Degeneres says on Farm Sanctuary's website. "So, this Thanksgiving instead of eating a turkey, please join me in adopting one from Farm Sanctuary's Adopt-a-Turkey Project, and you can give a turkey something to be thankful for."

She's joined by former NBA player John Salley, famous vegan Alicia Silverstone, Casey Affleck, Kim Basinger and other stars.

PHOTO: Kathy Griffin attends launch event for the Y&J Multiplicity by Robert Verdi Jewelry Collection presented by Yasmin & Jazmin at The Glasshouses on November 17, 2011 in New York City.
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Kathy Griffin

Comedian Kathy Griffin plans to celebrate herself on Thanksgiving Day.

"I'm going to Nia Vardalos' ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") house," she told Pop Sugar. "I'm bringing my Emmys and she's going to put her Oscar in the middle. And that's going to be the centerpiece. I don't care about food. I just want Emmys and awards."

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