Pictures: Jimmy Kimmel Honored With Hollywood Walk of Fame Right Outside His Studio


Jimmy Kimmel


The 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' host is feted in a ceremony outside the El Capitan Entertainment Centre as he receives the 2,489th Hollywood Walk of Fame star.

Jimmy Kimmel became the latest celebrity to join Hollywood Walk of Fame. He received the 2,489th star Friday morning, January 25 in front of the El Capitan Entertainment Centre at 6840 Hollywood Blvd., where his show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" is taped.

"My parents brought me here to Hollywood to visit the Walk of Fame when I was 10 years old," the late-night host remembered before jokingly added, "I never imagined they would leave me here to fend for myself." He also joked that "people will pee on my star."

Kimmel's father recalled, "We've got pictures, he was nine years old, right across the street, looking at Jimmy Durante's star. And I think we said something like, 'One day ... maybe one day you'll have your star.' And it came true." The host joked, "Thank you, mom and dad, for always being there, whether you're invited or not."

"[These] last two days have been a roller coaster," the comedian gushed. "Last night, Matt Damon hijacked the show, and today I'm getting a star on Hollywood Boulevard." He jokingly expressed "some concern" that the "Contagion" actor would repeat his stunt on Walk of Fame ceremony.

Kimmel was supported by his fiance Molly McNearney, his parents, his former intern Carson Daly and his friend Eric Garcetti. "Jimmy's show tapes right here, and it seems like there's a big turnout for his star ceremony, but it's really just the family members that work for him taking a smoke break," Daly joked.

On a serious note, Los Angeles City Councilman Garcetti said of Kimmel, "This is a guy who has come out quietly to testify on behalf of good projects to revitalize Hollywood, who's fought for things like helping Hollywood High School get an arts program back, who has, in quiet and powerful ways, been a great Angelino when all of the cameras are off and when nobody is watching."



© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Krypton' First Trailer Introduces Superman's Grandfather
  2. Heavily Pregnant Beyonce Flaunts Massive Baby Bump When Partying in Low-Cut Dress
  3. Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Left Suicide Note for His Jailhouse Gay Lover
  4. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn Got Caught by Police While Having Sex During Their First Date
  5. Serena Williams Expecting Baby With Boyfriend Alexis Ohanian
  6. Khloe Kardashian Flashes Lace Bra and Panties. See Her Red Hot Look!
  7. Kim Kardashian Flaunts Her Tempting Figure in These Bedazzled 'Bedtime' Bikini Snaps
  8. 'Outlander' Stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe Bring On-Screen Romance to Real Life in Cape Town
  9. Kourtney Kardashian Goes Naked to Celebrate Turning 38 - See the Risque Snap
  10. Kim Kardashian Was the One Who Urged La La Anthony to Dump Carmelo

CELEBS PHOTO