The star of the hit TV show 'House' will be the celebrity monarch for the Krewe of Bacchus during the upcoming Mardi Gras season.
Hugh Laurie will be Bacchus XLVI. The parade rolls March 2nd, 2014.
Krewe captain Owen "Pip" Brennan said in a statement, "Mr. Laurie has a great sense of humor and we think he will be a perfect fit for Mardi Gras... We predict the Mardi Gras crowds will love him."
Endymion recently announced Carrie Underwood will be among that Krewe's celebrity participants in 2014.