Christina Applegate celebrated receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday.
The occasion marked Applegate’s first public look since she shared her a number of sclerosis prognosis final 12 months. The actress mirrored on her profession in a shifting speech that was crammed with coronary heart and humor.
“I’ve had a really interesting life,” Applegate stated. “The life started as being a little girl, waiting in line to see the first ‘Star Wars’ on this very street, at that very theater, looking at these [stars on the street] going, ‘who are these people?’ What did they do? Did they do something right? Did they do something wrong? Whatever it is, I want one. I f-ing want one! And I was five years old. So this day means more to me than you can possibly imagine.”
Applegate was honored on the occasion by a number of present and former colleagues, together with her “Married…With Children” TV household Katey Sagal and David Faustino, and her “Dead To Me” co-star Linda Cardellini.
“You are my everything. I love that I started with you two,” she stated, referring to Faustino and Sagal, who stood by her facet as she spoke. “I thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. You are my people. You are my loves.”
In a current interview with the New York Instances, Applegate spoke in regards to the effort it took for her to complete filming the third and closing season of “Dead to Me,” which debuts on Netflix later this week.
“If people hate it, if people love it, if all they can concentrate on is, ‘Ooh, look at the cripple,’ that’s not up to me,” she instructed the publication. “I’m sure that people are going to be, like, ‘I can’t get past it.’”
“Fine, don’t get past it, then,” she added. “But hopefully people can get past it and just enjoy the ride and say goodbye to these two girls.”
Applegate shed tears when she addressed her daughter within the crowd at Monday’s ceremony.
“Thank you for standing beside me through all of this,” Applegate stated, earlier than quipping to the viewers, “Oh, by the way, I have a disease. Did you not notice? I’m not even wearing shoes…You’re supposed to laugh at that!”