Octavia Spencer WEEPS while receiving a star on the Walk of Fame in ... trends now

Octavia Spencer WEEPS while receiving a star on the Walk of Fame in ... trends now
Octavia Spencer WEEPS while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in ... trends now

Octavia Spencer WEEPS while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in ... trends now

Octavia Spencer was overcome with emotion as she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday. 

The star, 52, dabbed away at her tears with a tissue while waiting to accept the special honor, and was joined by a number of famous friends, including her The Help co-stars Viola Davis and Allison Janney, along with her Spirited co-star Will Ferrell

The Academy Award winner looked incredible for the occasion, wearing an elegant black peplum dress and cheetah sandal heels.

Emotional: Octavia Spencer was overcome with emotion as she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday

Emotional: Octavia Spencer was overcome with emotion as she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday

The star accessorized her chic look with a silver bracelet and dangling silver earrings.

The Alabama-born entertainer wore her black tresses parted in the middle and cascading down in bouncy curls.

As for glam, Octavia opted for bronze eyeshadow, and a cranberry shade of lipstick. 

Shedding a tear: The Help star, 52, dabbed away at her tears with a tissue while waiting to accept the special honor

Shedding a tear: The Help star, 52, dabbed away at her tears with a tissue while waiting to accept the special honor

Proud moment: Octavia - who was the first black actress to receive Oscar nominations in back-to-back years - proudly posed with her star

Proud moment: Octavia - who was the first black actress to receive Oscar nominations in back-to-back years - proudly posed with her star

Octavia - who was the first black actress to receive Oscar nominations in back-to-back years - also had some of her Hollywood friends supporting her on the special day. 

Her The Help co-star Allison Janney, 63, was seen speaking to the crowd in a black blazer over a striped dress.

The ladies were later seen sharing a warm hug onstage. 

Elegant: The Academy Award winner looked incredible for the occasion, wearing an elegant black peplum dress and cheetah sandal heels

Lovely: The Alabama-born entertainer wore her black tresses parted in the middle and cascading down in bouncy curls

Elegant: The Academy Award winner looked incredible for the occasion, wearing an elegant black peplum dress and cheetah sandal heels

Forever: Upon finding out about her nomination she told Variety: 'How do you respond to that? To know that you will forever be a part of the mythology of this town. It was a rare moment'

Forever: Upon finding out about her nomination she told Variety: 'How do you respond to that? To know that you will forever be a part of the mythology of this town. It was a rare moment' 

'Huge honor': 'It’s a place where you can actually see that bygone era of stars who are no longer with it. It's just a rare and huge honor,' she added

'Huge honor': 'It’s a place where you can

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