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After 90 years, Minnie Mouse gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star

After 90 years, Minnie Mouse gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star
From Global News - January 22, 2018

She waited 90 years and saw a trail of men and Disney princesses get there before her, but on MondayMinnieMousefinally got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

MinnieMousemade her movie debut in the 1928 film Steamboat Willie, and her co-star and beau MickeyMousegot his bronze plaque on Hollywood Boulevard back in 1978.

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But it took another 40 years forMinnie, who appeared in more than 70 animated movies, to join him on the Walk of Fame.

In true Hollywood fashion, she delivered a memorable performance but Mickey got all the credit, Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger said at the ceremony unveiling the 2,627th star.

After 90 years in show business, its certainly about time you got your star, Iger said.

Minniehas been celebrated as a fashion icon, pop culture staple and a character who brings joy to children worldwide, and an actor dressed as the cartoon character waved and batted her eyelashes throughout Mondays ceremony.

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This is the best day ever. Thank you, thank you, thank you, she squeaked from the red and white polka dot stage.

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