Mariah Carey takes kids to meet Father Christmas as celebrities enjoy festivities25th Dec 17 | Family
A number of other stars also shared festive messages.
‘Queen of Christmas’ Mariah Carey spent her day of festivities introducing her twin children to Santa Claus.
The All I Want For Christmas Is You singer thanked Saint Nick and his reindeer for stopping by as she shared a photo on Twitter.
Merry Christmas!!! Thank you Santa and the reindeer for stopping by! See you next year! ✨🎄🎅🏽❤️🦋 pic.twitter.com/8de5vjfmVo
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) December 25, 2017
Posed with twins Moroccan and Monroe and Father Christmas, she wrote: “Merry Christmas!!! Thank you Santa and the reindeer for stopping by! See you next year.”
A number of other stars also shared festive messages, including former Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins who thanked NHS workers for their efforts.
She posted on Twitter: “Merry Xmas to all those working in the NHS.
“My love, respect, gratitude to you all.”
She added: “Thank you for being there for me and my family when we needed you.”
— Sue Perkins (@sueperkins) December 25, 2017
I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! champion Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo labelled her Christmas Day “glorious”.
She wrote on Instagram: “Eaten so much I can’t move but always room for more though. Bring on turkey sandwiches.”
Earlier, Coronation Street actress Beverley Callard thanked armed forces servicemen and women in her own Christmas message.
Merry merry Christmas to all our wonderful Service Men and Women! And THEIR FAMILIES THANK YOU! Both my Jon’s have served in combat zones on Christmas Day, so we know only too well what it’s like. Hope the Officers serve a tasty Christmas dinner xxxxxx
— Beverley Callard (@Beverleycallard) December 25, 2017
Musician Sir Paul McCartney shared an old photograph of himself dressed in festive Santa garb with his 1.6 million Instagram followers as he wished everyone a ‘Happy Chrissie’.
He wrote: “I hope everyone has a really wonderful Christmas and has a great time with their loved ones – and enjoys every minute! Love Paul x”.
Scottish comedian Susan Calman shared her Christmas plans and showed her support for the #joinin campaign, started by her fellow comic Sarah Millican, which encourages people to use the hashtag and reach out to each other to avoid loneliness on Christmas Day.
For over forty years my Mum has done Christmas Day. I thought it was time someone else took it on so this year we have 20 of the family coming round. @LeeCormack is a wonderful cook. I’m good at washing up #joinin
— Susan Calman (@SusanCalman) December 25, 2017
Calman tweeted: “For over forty years my Mum has done Christmas Day. I thought it was time someone else took it on so this year we have 20 of the family coming round. @LeeCormack is a wonderful cook. I’m good at washing up #joinin”.
Fashion designer and Spice Girl Victoria Beckham shared a rare picture of her four children on Instagram, writing: “Happy Christmas!!! Kisses from us all!!! X”.
Singer Robbie Williams posted a Christmas video message on Instagram thanking his fans.
He said: “Wishing you a very merry Christmas and the best New Year that you’ve ever had. Thanks for all your support this year, it meant a lot to me and I hope I will see you all in 2018, I cant wait to see what it brings. Lots of love.”
Take That star Howard Donald shared his thoughts saying Christmas is about “getting family together and being with your kids”.
Whatever Xmas means to you I hope you have a lovely time. For me it’s about getting family together and being with your kids. Although we should always see family amap and not just Xmas. #grinch #humbug
— Howard Donald (@HowardDonald) December 25, 2017
He tweeted: “Whatever Xmas means to you I hope you have a lovely time. For me it’s about getting family together and being with your kids. Although we should always see family amap [as much as possible] and not just Xmas. #grinch #humbug”.”
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