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RuPaul, Taraji P Henson, Snoop Dogg & More to Receive Stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

By Teonny Spears / Published on Friday, 23 Jun 2017 13:07 PM / No Comments

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is getting a little more star power and it’s overdue for a lot of them. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that F. Gary Gray, Minnie Mouse, Zoe Saldana, Anthony Anderson, RuPaul and Taraji P. Henson are just a few of the handful of celebrities who will have their name in stars.

Ryan Murphy, Niecy Nash, Mandy Patinkin, Shonda Rhimes, Mary J. Blige, Ice T, Snoop Dogg, Carrie Underwood, “Weird Al” Yankovic and posthumously Bernie Mac will also be inductees this year.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame so far comprises of more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others.

Take a look at the full list of inductees for 2018 below:

MOTION PICTURES
Jack Black, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Goldblum, F. Gary Gray, Mark Hamill, Jennifer Lawrence, Gina Lollobrigida, Minnie Mouse, Nick Nolte and Zoe Saldana

TELEVISION
Anthony Anderson, Gillian Anderson, Lynda Carter, Simon Cowell, RuPaul Charles, Taraji P. Henson, Eric McCormack, Ryan Murphy, Niecy Nash, Mandy Patinkin, Shonda Rhimes and posthumously Steve Irwin.

MUSIC
Mary J. Blige, Sir Richard Branson, Petula Clark, Harry Connick Jr., Ice T, Snoop Dogg, Carrie Underwood and “Weird Al” Yankovic.

RADIO
Steve Jones

LIVE THEATER / PERFORMANCE
Charles Aznavour, Lin-Manuel Miranda and posthumously Bernie Mac.

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Teonny Spears
26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists.
After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for Defglam.com, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk for 8 seasons and over 200 episodes before ending the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year.

In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine.After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at PopGlitz.com, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Celebrity Gossip, fashion, music & introducing readers to new and rising talent.

Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.