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How the celebs celebrated Galentine’s Day 2024

From Amy Poehler to Diane Keaton…
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We’ve all heard of Valentine’s Day; a day that celebrates love and romance.

But what about Galentine’s Day?

Observed on February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day, it’s a day dedicated to celebrating female friendships.

The concept gained popularity through the television show Parks and Recreation, particularly thanks to an episode that first aired in 2010.

In the Season 2 episode, the character Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler), organises a Galentine’s Day brunch for her female friends to celebrate their bond and friendship.

Since the episode aired, Galentine’s Day has slowly become a cultural phenomenon, with many women around the world embracing the idea of celebrating their platonic relationships with other women.

Ultimately, it’s a day for women to show appreciation for their friends, whether through small gestures like sending cards or gifts, or by spending quality time together.

And so, in honour of Galentine’s Day, we’re celebrating these female celebrities who either embraced Galentine’s Day or enjoyed Valentine’s Day in a non-traditional way…

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Amy Poehler herself took to TikTok to share how she spent Galentine’s Day this year. The actress/comedian shared a video of herself walking around New York in the snow and said:

“Female friendships are the most important thing in your life. The best thing about your friends is they know you better than anyone and they still wanna hang out with you. Happy Galentine’s Day!”

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02

Jennifer Aniston re-shared Amy’s TikTok to her Instagram Story and added, “Sending love to all the girl’s girls.”

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03

Drew Barrymore sent her fans well wishes for Valentine’s Day and wrote on Instagram, “I hope your Valentine looks at you the way I look at carbs!” Along with this caption, was a throwback picture of Drew lovingly staring at a bowl of pasta.

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04

Pamela Anderson shared a stunning photo of her building a campfire on her lonesome and wrote, “Happy Valentine’s Day to those I love and have loved.”

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05

Sarah ‘Fergie’ Ferguson, Duchess of York celebrated Galentine’s / Valentine’s Day by promoting her romance novel A Most Intriguing Lady.

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06

Diane Keaton shared a hilarious video of her reacting to clips of Ryan Gosling in La La Land and joking he was her Valentine. “My Valentine is being so silly today!!!! Happy Valentine’s Day from me and Ryan,” Diane’s caption read.

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While Nicole Kidman is obviously very much in love with her husband Keith Urban, rather than post a couples photo, Nicole shared this image instead and wrote, “Peeking out to wish you all of you lovebirds a Happy Valentine’s Day,” which seems very Galentine’s coded…

nicole kidman Galentine's Day

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