Saturday, July 13

Macaulay Culkin Honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Macaulay Culkin, renowned for his iconic role as Kevin McCallister in “Home Alone,” solidified his Hollywood legacy three decades after the film’s release.

The esteemed actor, known for his recent role in “The Righteous Gemstones,” received the 2,765th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony, attended by Culkin’s family, friends, including Catherine O’Hara (who portrayed his on-screen mom), and Natasha Lyonne, marked a heartfelt milestone.

In a touching moment, Culkin’s fiancée Brenda Song, accompanied by their two sons, shared the emotional joy of this achievement. During the ceremony, heartfelt tributes from O’Hara and Lyonne reflected on Culkin’s illustrious career spanning Hollywood’s landscapes.

Expressing gratitude, Culkin acknowledged the pivotal roles that shaped his career and then turned his heartfelt appreciation toward his family.

“Thanking Brenda, who’s not just my champion but the best person I’ve known. With her, I’ve found purpose and family. After the arrival of our two sons, she’s become one of my three favorite people,” Culkin emotionally shared, drawing laughter from the crowd.

Amidst the celebration, Culkin shared a tender moment, kissing his younger son’s head while seated with his loved ones, showcasing the joy of family life. The couple welcomed their first son, Dakota, in April 2021, and reports surfaced in March about the quiet arrival of their second son.

Catherine O’Hara, embracing Culkin warmly, praised the enduring success of “Home Alone,” attributing its global resonance to Culkin’s portrayal of Kevin McCallister.

“‘Home Alone’ remains a beloved global sensation. Families worldwide cherish the film, and it’s all thanks to Macaulay Culkin,” expressed the “Schitt’s Creek” star.

Culkin, bringing nostalgia to the forefront, paid homage to his iconic role by invoking the holiday spirit, concluding his speech with a familiar and beloved phrase: “Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals.”

The ceremony marked not only a momentous occasion for Culkin’s career but also celebrated the enduring impact of a beloved cinematic masterpiece.

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