In a star-studded ceremony held in Hollywood on December 1, 2023, the iconic actor Macaulay Culkin, renowned for his memorable roles in “Home Alone,” “Richie Rich,” and “My Girl,” was honored with a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame. The event brought together friends, family, and fellow Hollywood stars to celebrate Culkin’s contributions to the entertainment industry.
Expressing his gratitude, the 43-year-old actor shared, “Thank you to the Walk of Fame committee for honoring me in this way. I feel such esteem from this whole thing. There’s so many people that I love, and to feel that love back is just amazing.” Culkin’s humility and appreciation for the recognition set a heartfelt tone for the ceremony.
In a touching moment, Culkin extended heartfelt thanks to Brenda Song, his partner and mother of his two sons. Holding back tears, he declared, “You are absolutely everything, you’re my champion. You’re the only person happier for me today than I am. You’re not only the best woman I’ve ever known, you’re the best person I’ve ever known. You’ve given me just all my purpose. You’ve given me family.”
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Culkin ended his emotional speech with a nod to his famous “Home Alone” character, stating, “To wrap things up, in the spirit of the holiday season, I just want to say, Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals.”
The ceremony also witnessed a heartwarming reunion between Culkin and his “Home Alone” co-star Catherine O’Hara, who celebrated Culkin’s achievements. O’Hara reminisced about their time working together, praising Culkin’s exceptional talent and natural acting ability. “Macaulay, a 10-year-old boy, this beautiful, dear little 10-year-old boy, was called a superstar, a moneymaker. One of the hottest leading young men in Hollywood. How does anyone survive that?” she shared.
“Poker Face” actress Natasha Lyonne also took the stage to honor Culkin, expressing joy at seeing him “existing so concretely on your own terms.” Culkin and Lyonne’s collaboration in projects like “Adam Green’s Aladdin” and “Cabiria, Charity, Chastity” showcased the depth of their professional bond.
The ceremony not only celebrated Culkin’s individual achievements but also highlighted the camaraderie and support he has received from his peers in the industry. Culkin’s impact on Hollywood, especially through his iconic role in “Home Alone,” was acknowledged as a significant contribution to the world of entertainment.
As Macaulay Culkin’s star now graces the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it serves as a lasting tribute to a talented actor whose influence continues to resonate with audiences worldwide.