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Hairspray Hits Thanksgiving Day Parade

Hairspray Hits Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nikki Blonsky and the dancers from Hairspray will sing and dance to a rousing performance of “You Can’t Stop The Beat” on Thursday’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

The Hair Hoppers will ride the parade route on board the Great American Diner float in support of the November 20 DVD release of Hairspray.

Tune In Thursday, November 23 at 9AM.

Gobble, Gobble!

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Posted to: Nikki Blonsky

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  • Naureen

    OOHHHHH I am so watching the thanksgiving parade!!!!!!! I am going to have people stay over the night before its going to rock

  • Ellie

    I hope Zac efron will be there coz ill be watcjhing :D

  • lovin rachel


  • Carys

    Ooo Yay!
    I can’t watch it but still great for Nikki.
    Thanks for posting JustJared.

  • Sarah

    lol. I wish zac would go, but at the same time, I hope not because I want him to relax with his family like he has been wanting to. =]

  • lp

    Another post about Nikki thanks JJ. Can’t wait to see the parade

  • missy

    way to go Nikki! we love you!

  • Tracy

    WOOOHOOOOO NIKKI!!!!!!!!! You shake you stuff baby!

  • madison

    i agree with lovin rachel

  • lp

    oh yeah and JJ Thanksgiving and the parade are going to be on the 22 not the 23. Just thought I would point that out!!!!

  • missy

    so excited to see this beauty in the parade!!!

    thanks for another post about Nikki!

  • uh

    Zaiken true friend gurl..

  • erica

    I think it’s great, I can’t see the parade from here but I really like the idea, hopefully we’ll get some pictures or something.

  • Spirit

    Good for Nikki on getting to do this event! I hope she has fun at the parade :-D

  • nenenene

    nikki blonksy is so ficking sexy!

  • Tracy

    Finally the world is gonna see what we all already know that BIG IS BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!

  • missy

    she’s hott alright!


    some people are SO SELFISH
    she is a great person; she is so down to earth!
    who cares the way she looks?
    the important things are in the inside
    how her personality is an HER TALENT

    go nikki

  • missy

    she is truly gorgeous inside and out!!

  • zanessaobsessed

    Zac’s not gonna be there, but Ashley and Corbin are. I might be going. Im so psyched.

  • ashley

    I’m sooooo excited to see her. she’s awesome. and the other dancers too. yay. they were all great too.

    the parade is going to be good this year. because the Cast of Spring Awakening is also performing. yay. :D

  • pinkrose

    Thanks JJ for another post about Nikki! She’s soo talented and beautiful inside and out!!!

  • missy

    so excited for the Hairspray DVD and then seeing Nikki in this parade!!!

  • Tracy

    I am so glad JJ got the revelation about how talented this girl is and how famous she is gonna be! SHE IS MADE OF WIN!!!!!!!!!!

  • abi

    i love nikki!
    i’ve seen ALL the versions of hairspray (original, 2007, broadway, west end) and she still remains the most lovable tracy turnblad everrrr! :D love her

  • The Queen

    GO NIKKI!!!

    I’m so happy this beauty is going to grace the parade with her presence! YAY!

  • ashley

    I know and I wonder what she’s going to wear. she always has great outfits on and killer shoes.

  • Nila

    YAY! I am so Happy for Nikki!
    This girl is made of awesome! She is so talented!
    I don’t live in the states, but I hope to see footage of it!

    Thanks JJ for posting this!

  • zanessaobsessed

    Don’t you thing Zac and Vanessa should do a Christmas album togethor.

  • missy

    I also can’t wait to see what she wears! She has such great style!!!

  • the nikki copy-cat

    hi! my friends says i look exactly like her! what do you guys think? here’s a picture:

  • genevieve

    im going!! :] but i dont think zac will be in it, because he isnt signed up and he probably will be with his fam. plus hes not for the whole performing live thing, only times i have seen him do it was while he was promoting. cant wait to see it though!

  • ashley

    nikki copy cat

    1. Nikki is fat sure, but no where near that fat.

    2. no need to be mean about it. most of us don’t find that funny.

  • genevieve

    umm yea nikki copy-cat idk if you meant that in a mean way or not, but thats still really really low. im not a fan of nikki but i do respect her. she seems nice and down to earth. so just leave her alone.

  • [~Famous~]

    I thought nikki would be one of the parades balloons.

  • ashley

    this post is about Nikki and the Hairspray dancers.

    but since you brought up Zac. he’s not going he’s feeding Thanksgiving to the homeless on Thanksgiving with some other celebs in LA. on thanksgiving. so he won’t be there.

  • ashley

    edit. I mean serving thanksgiving dinner to the homeless that day with other celebs.

  • missy

    aw Zac, what a guy! Missing seeing Nikki in a parade to serve the homeless!

  • cherembo

    Happy for her…

  • zvkg

    Hey, Congrats. ^^

  • ashley

    I know that’s great of him doing that for Charity.

    I just love the Hairspray cast. Elijah and Brittany won awards last night at the Diversity awards. good for them :D

  • shannan

    nikki is so pretty i can’t wait

  • jake rox

    “You Can’t Stop the Beat”, huh? Looks like the Broadway stagehands on strike DID stop the beat for a weeks.

    But it’s nice the fat chick can promote her DVD!

  • Nonna

    Awesome! I can’t wait. I don’t think I have ever been this excited for the parade. Too bad more of the HS cast won’t be involved.



  • Nila

    I also cant wait to see what she wears!
    I would KILL for all Nikki’s shoes!
    She has the best shoes in the world! and how she wears those heels!
    THATS amazing! my feel hurt after a little while! haha

  • The Queen

    Ashley, she always has amazing shoes and outfits!

    Nila, yes, talent just oozes out of her. She’s just amazing all around!

  • Kim

    I can’t wait to see the parade! I’m sure Nikki’s going to be great in it.