What Did the Celebrities Get Up to on Valentine’s Day?

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Happy Valentine’s Day! There is so much to celebrate — romance, heart-shaped candy, the fact that Eric André and Emily Ratajkowski did not do another naked photo shoot. Still, other celebrities engaged in tamer, more palatable expressions of love this year. Here are the most notable dispatches.

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker
… Celebrated with an entire romance-themed week and a very special overshare on the day of: Under photos of their last Valentine’s Day that were captioned “One year ago today,” Barker commented, “We made baby Rocky,” referring to their 3-month-old son.

Ina Garten
… Got roses and curated a playlist of romantic bangers.

Hari Nef 
… Did a relationship reveal with filmmaker and model Ludwig Hurtado.

Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande
… Are not dating, but they honored romance’s biggest day with a joint announcement: Mariah has hopped on “yes, and?” for a remix.

Pamela Anderson
… Sent a little handwritten note out into the world, and her sons wished her a Happy Valentine’s Day via the comments section.

Victoria and David Beckham
… Celebrated with a requisite flood of posts dedicated to each other, one of which suggested Victoria had bought David a poultry trade magazine for the special day.

Elle Fanning
… Dedicated a Valentine’s Day post to her magazine heir boyfriend, Gus Wenner.

Kyle MacLachlan
… took to his blissful TikTok account to wish everyone, including his wife, a “Happy Vday.” He suffered severe finger cramps to make us a hand heart.


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Bella Hadid
… spent a romantic day braiding flowers into her horse’s hair. On her Instagram Stories, she posted a photo of herself and her cowboy boyfriend on a romantic stable date, captioning it “My valentine.” She also dedicated a post to supporting a cease-fire in Palestine.

Keke Palmer
… wished her followers love of all kinds — “not just romantic, but familial, paternal, and platonic.” <3!

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz
… clinked glasses on a private jet somewhere (featuring custom couples socks!).

Gabrielle Union
… posted a cute video of herself dancing with Dwyane Wade, calling him “the one I can always lean on.”

Selena Gomez
… opted not to share another ode to her boyfriend, Benny Blanco, but dedicated a post to the Selenators, who, she wrote, “will always be my true valentine.”

Eva Mendes
… made Valentine’s Day cards for her kids and confessed to being a softie for the holiday now that she’s a mom.

Chrishell Stause
… posted a two-year-old selfie with G-Flip, writing, “I was 40 when this pic was taken and the week before I believed I only liked men.” G-Flip chimed in with an “I love you” in the comments.

Barry Keoghan
… knows nothing says “swoon” like rolling out a sultry ad campaign with Bumble.

What Did the Celebrities Get Up to on Valentine’s Day?