It’s Cinco de Mayo not Mexican Independence Day. The day marks May 5, 1862 when Mexico defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla; a short-lived, overrated victory that in the U.S. has become a good excuse to party. Whether you partake or not, sombreros and drinking will be had. Chips and salsa are on sale at your local supermarket and celebrities are probably on their fifth margarita by now. To prepare you for the Mexican version of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 10 celebs who look ready to shout “Tequila!”
1. Sombreros: Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston: The actress donned Mexico’s signature wide-brimmed hat while filming the upcoming comedy We're The Millers in Santa Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Aniston will play Rose, a stripper who apparently has a baby and an obsession with sombreros.
2. Sombreros: Brody Jenner
Brody Jenner: The Hills’ reality star was spotted rocking a sombrero while filming at Pinches Tacos in West Hollywood. By the look of his love for Mexico, we’re pretty sure he’s drunk by now.
3. Sombreros: Victor Cruz
Victor Cruz: The New York Giants wide receiver wore a sombrero to show his crossover appeal during Media Day for Super Bowl XLVI. Why the African-American and Puerto Rican athlete chose a sombrero we’ll never know.
4. Sombreros: Britney Spears
Britney Spears: The pop princess tried to pull off a TMZ costume for Halloween one year. Her look included a sombrero, pink zebra regalia, and eye mask. We don’t get it, but are guilty of trying to pull off our own up-to-interpretation costumes.
5. Sombreros: Snooki
Snooki: The Chilean reality star wore an oversized sombrero on the set of Jersey Shore in Miami Beach, which doesn’t surprise us at all. She’s done a lot crazier in her day.
6. Sombreros: Katy Perry
Katy Perry: Pop sensation Katy Perry showed her solidarity with Mexico by wearing a sombrero while signing autographs in Mexico City.
7. Sombreros: Jack Osbourne
Jack Osbourne: The paparazzi magnet jumped on the taco bandwagon by dressing up like one for Halloween in Hollywood. The sombrero was just the icing on the taco.
8. Sombreros: Harry Styles
Harry Styles: The One Direction singer has a thing for hats; sombreros being one of his favorites.
9. Sombreros: Kris Jenner
Kris Jenner: By the looks of her Instagram, the Kardashian clan’s leading lady is probably on her fifth margarita by now.
10. Sombreros: Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel: The former Bravo Housewife wore a sombrero on her show Bethenny that’s set for a comeback this fall. We’re sure to see more hats, stripper poles, male strippers, and mechanical horses.