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Inspirational, Celebrational: At Last, The Muppets Get Their Star on the Walk of Fame
Today was a big day in Hollywood for The Muppets, as the beloved puppet troupe were honored with their very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The unveiling ceremony for the honor, located in front of the historic El Capitan Theatre, was commandeered by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer Leron Gubler and a big hairy ogre Muppet named Sweetums, and was punctuated with a big burst of colorful confetti.
"We are just really happy to be on Hollywood Boulevard today, joining some of the greatest names in show biz,'' said the most famous Muppet, Kermit the Frog, according to City News Service.
Other Muppets on hand were Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal, and, of course, Miss Piggy.
In an unsurprising act of timing, the 2,466th Walk of Fame star went to the Muppets on the same day their most recent film, "The Muppets," was relesed on DVD, Blu-Ray, and via On-Demand.
The Muppets aren't the only non-humans on the Walk of Fame, notes CNS. They join Big Bird,Bugs Bunny, Donald Duck, Godzilla, Mickey Mouse, Rugrats, Shrek, The Simpsons, Snow White, Tinker Bell, Winnie-the-Pooh and Woody Woodpecker on the famous star-studded street.
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