Cedric The Entertainer celebrated 30 Years in show business surrounded by close family, friends, and fans as he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored the comedian and actor on Thursday, July 19, with the well-deserved award for his work in entertainment.
Cedric the Entertainer expressed to EURweb how it felt to get his star on the walk of fame.
“On my star day, its official and it’s so great to be recognized. I’ve been doing this a long time, starting in stand-up then having the opportunity to go to television and film. Doing comedy in a little place in St Louis [and have it] take me all around the world to this moment where I got a star on the walk of fame is unique and a blessing.”
Celebrities on hand for the event included former cast mates Niecy Nash, Terri J. Vaughn, Michael Blackson, Comedian Rell and more. Also in attendance was the cast of his New CBS show The Neighborhood, Max Greenfield, Hank Greenspan, Shawn McKinney, and Marcel Spears.
Cedric’s friends and fellow Walk of Famers Magic Johnson and George Lopez helped to unveil the star with amazing speeches dedicated to Cedric.
EURweb correspondent Miss Conversation Piece got some quotes from those closest to Cedric to congratulate him on the award.
“Way before all the jokes, Ced and I went to college together so what I really saw in him was a good person.” -Eric Rhone, manager
It is an amazing feeling right now to see another brother that I grew up with doing stand-up get his name on a star. That just gave everybody hope, every comedian hope especially us black ones. Congratulations Cedric you have opened the doors for all of us. – Michael Blackson, Comedian