Paula Abdul roasted for oddball Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performance 

By Ramya


The rapper shook pom-poms and cheered Paula Abdul on during her performance of "Straight Up." Paula Abdul felt the flavor of love from Flavor Flav at the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

Was Flavor Flav at the Macy's Day Parade?

Ronald McDonald has been present as a balloon in almost every single Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade since 1987. In fact, his 26 (soon to be 27) appearances is the most in parade history. 

Which balloon character has been in Macy's Parade the most?

The 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street begins with the Parade, as do most of its remakes. 

What movie made the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade famous?

Upon making his debut, Sonic the Hedgehog was the first-ever video game character to appear in the Parade, and was the only character to hold the title until the debut of the Pikachu balloon in 2001. The balloon also required a record amount of helium to be inflated, at 18,900 cubic feet. 

Who was the first video game character with a balloon in the Macy's Day Parade?

Snoopy has been a regular staple character in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade since 1968

Is Snoopy still in Macys parade?

But others express appreciation to Macy's. “I could have gone anywhere, but I came right here to Macy's because I knew they had an African-American Santa,” Elizabeth Kittles, who brought her sons to see the black Santa, told WCBS. CNN's Julie Cannold contributed to this report. 

Has Macys parade ever had a black Santa?

Macy's Inc. Felix the Cat was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade's first ever giant balloon, introduced in 1927. Macy's Inc. 

What is the oldest balloon in Macy's parade?