A cocaine-snorting Oscar sculpture by the artist is put on display on the Walk of Fame. A photographer who works with the artist says:
The piece is intended to draw attention to Hollywood’s hidden problem of drug addiction that effects hundreds of people in the showbiz industry and is largely ignored until the death of a high profile A-list celebrity.
Cosby’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star is defaced when the word “rapist” is written across it three times in dark ink. Crews work to repair the vandalism. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce statement:
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an institution celebrating the positive contributions of the inductees. When people are unhappy with one of our honorees, we would hope that they would project their anger in more positive ways then to vandalize a California State landmark. The star is being cleaned up at this time.
Hartman is honored posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Television. Friend and former co-star Kevin Nealon:
We called him ‘Glue’ because he held the sketches together. When one of us messed up he covered for us. Every week he would teach the guest host how to read the cue cards and not get caught. And he taught us there was life outside of (SNL).
Bloom is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures.
No success could happen or even feel vaguely this sweet without the support of family and great friends. My dad, my sister, my cousin, my old mom back in England who couldn’t make it today, my best mates Mark and Chris. Miranda for giving me the greatest gift of all, my son. You know I love you all and thank you for everything.
Orlando Bloom Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Bertolucci is inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. The Hollywood Chamber had placed a star for the director previously, but due to his illness, Bertolucci could not make the ceremony. Leron Gubler, President and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce states:
We are thrilled that Maestro Bertolucci could be here on this special day to visit his Walk of Fame star. We have all been waiting for him for a long time and are glad he could be here to make history with us at his Walk of Fame star and in front of this historic venue.
Film director Bernardo Bertolucci visits Hollywood walk of fame star five years late
Hargitay is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Television. Her star is located next to that of her mother, Jayne Mansfield. Friends Maria Bello, Hilary Swank, and Debra Messing attend the event in support of Hargitay. Law & Order creator Dick Wolf:
I love you, you’ve done an incredible job. You are one of the icons of television, and certainly, I think the female icon for millions of women not only here, but all around the world.
Hudson is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Recording. Music producer Clive Davis serves as speaker at the ceremony.
Look what God can do. I knew I would get emotional, and I’m sure my mom is in heaven like ‘Jenny stop crying’ but now’s the time to cry mama, it is. This is an amazing honor as we all know, and I did not see this coming. I’m so honored to be here with so many that I love and I feel as though we’re all a family.
Joplin is honored posthumously with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Recording. Music mogul Clive Davis delivers a speech and friend Kris Kristofferson performs an acoustic rendition of Joplin’s number one hit, Me and Bobby McGee. Kristofferson:
It’s really hard to say much about the stars and how much they mean; she means so much more to me than a star on a sidewalk.
Moore is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Motion Pictures. Co-stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Chloe Grace Moretz attend the ceremony in support of Moore.
I never expected this, I really didn’t. I’m thrilled and shocked to be included in this community on the Walk of Fame. And I am even more gratified that my pursuit of the imaginary has led to so much real life for me. So many people here today have been my partners, collaborators, supporters, and friends, and I have gained so much from my relationships with you.
Julianne Moore Honored with Star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame
White is honored with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Recording. Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies:
People can’t get enough of Barry White’s music and even though he passed away many years ago, his songs will live on in the hearts of many. We are honored to have Barry White, his legendary voice and timeless songs immortalized on the Walk of Fame.
Jacatainment TV: Barry White receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Lynch is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Television.
You know I still feel me, I still myself, and I still love what I do, and this is pretty amazing, yeah. I guess I do feel like more of a star. That’s going to sink in, I think, and I am going to wake up in the middle of the night and say, “Ahh, I am a star!”
JANE LYNCH STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME CEREMONY
Diesel is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. There to help present his award are Fast and the Furious co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster.
Everyone had known me just as a bouncer in New York because I wasn’t able to get any work. There was something too ambiguous about the way I look that would prevent me from ever getting a star.
VIN DIESEL HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Bruckheimer is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. In attendance and to help present the award are Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp. Depp thanks Jerry stating:
Without Jerry, there would be no Pirates, there would be no Captain Jack, there would be no revived Lone Ranger, there would be no reinvigorated Tonto. So I have a lot to thank him for.
Jerry Bruckheimer Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony: Johnny Depp Speech
Lopez is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Recording. Her family attends the ceremony and former colleagues Jane Fonda and Keenan Ivory Wayans speak on her behalf.
I cried like almost 15 thousand times. It was so crazy. But I kept promising everybody I wasn’t going to cry and they were like, `Cry!’ `You’re not helping!’ But it was an amazing moment.”
'JLO' Jennifer Lopez Emotional Speech at 2,500th Star Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony
Harvey is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Radio. Special guest speaker Ellen DeGeneres helps present the award to her good friend.
You cannot get a star, cannot be a star without fans. You cannot be who you are without the people standing on the other side of the railing. I share this star with every single fan of Steve Harvey. This is our star today.
STEVE HARVEY HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Kelly is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Radio. Special guest Stevie Wonder helps present the award. When asked if he ever thought he would have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:
You know I never did. It was a distant dream, but I didn’t know if it would be realized or not.
SHOTGUN TOM KELLY GETS STAR ON HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
Franco is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. Actor Seth Rogen helps present the star to his good friend.
When I got to L.A., I’d come here and see the stars and it just seemed like it was something that was part of the city and you would never crack that, it was part of Hollywood history. It’ still baffling that my name will be there.
JAMES FRANCO HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Burton is honored posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. Actor Michael Sheen helps present and unveil Burton’s star. Sheen states:
The same beach that I built my boyhood sand castles and learned to flailingly swim, it was that same beach, that one legendary day, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor descended from the heavens, like gods from Olympus, in a helicopter … and landed on those sands.
Baker is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Television.
It was inspiring. One of the biggest hurdles in my career was having confidence in myself. I was surrounded by people who had more belief in me than I had in myself. You think probably a lot of people (with stars) weren’t necessarily confident they could make a career of it, and that encouraged me to think that maybe I could do it.
SIMON BAKER HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Mirren is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Motion Pictures. Directors David Mamet and Jon Turteltaub serve as guest speakers at the event.
I couldn’t be prouder and more happy that I’m actually going to finally lie next to Colin Firth, something I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time. Well I’m very pleased and proud and I think it’s very good for the British monarchy that here on Hollywood Boulevard, the King and the Queen are going to actually sleep together, for the rest of history.
Jackman is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. The actor is joined by his family, friends, and co-stars Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried.
It’s kind of a surreal day. I’ll probably always remember Thursday, Dec. 13 and I think I’m either going straight from here to buy a lottery ticket or to a casino because it just feels like someone is looking down on me in a very nice way at this moment.
Hugh Jackman Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Full Ceremony
King receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Recording. Lou Adler and Kristin Chenoweth attend the ceremony in support of King.
I never dreamed that I would have a star on the Walk of Fame. I want to acknowledge on behalf of my fellow Idaho residents how special this is to be here, representing Idaho. My neighbors mean so much to me.
Baker is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. His star is rightfully located in front of the Guinness World Records Museum. Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies praises Baker:
We are proud to honor those who have successfully helped make Hollywood what it is today with their talent and magical creations that fans have enjoyed since the beginning of the motion picture industry. Rick Baker is a revered artist who we are proud to say started his extraordinary career in California, home of the movies.
MAKE UP ARTIST RICK BAKER HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Bardem is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. There to help unveil his star are his Bond co-stars Naomie Harris and Berenice Marlohe.
All I wanted to do was work professionally as an actor and now to be here and to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is an honor I never thought I would ever receive. I thank you so very much for that.
JAVIER BARDEM HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Hurd receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Motion Pictures. Andrew Lincoln and former husband James Cameron serve as guest speakers at the ceremony. Cameron:
She smashed down doors and blazed a trail for a generation of women in Hollywood to come through those doors after her … There was a light behind her eyes that I didn’t see in any of the other people around me.
Gale Anne Hurd comments on Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
Harmon is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Television. To celebrate the honor with Harmon are NCIS co-stars: Cote de Pablo, David McCallum, Brian Dietzen, Rocky Caroll, Pauley Perrette, Michael Weatherly, and Sean Murray.
I’m extremely thankful. I don’t take any of this easily… I’m really fortunate to get up every morning and go do a job I love going to.
MARK HARMON HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart receive their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their work in the category of Recording. Mike Inez and Sean Kinney of Alice In Chains, along with Rita Wilson, attend the ceremony in support of Heart. Ann Wilson:
That’s a big surprise, I didn’t know it was Heart day, too. Okay, everything’s free for everybody all day long. Nobody pays any money for anything all day.
ANN & NANCY WILSON OF HEART HONORED WITH HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
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