Ludacris Gives Props to ‘Fast X’ Family at Walk of Fame Ceremony

Chris “Ludacris” Bridges said he asked his celebrity friends to stop by his star ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — and they didn’t hesitate.

The rapper and actor received the 2,756th star on the Los Angeles landmark Thursday afternoon.

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He was joined by Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Larenz Tate, Will Packer and members of his Fast and Furious family, including Vin Diesel and Tyrese.

“I’m just honestly so thankful,” Ludacris said. “I [texted] Vin and said, ‘Yo, I’m getting a Hollywood star. I would love for your to speak,’ and within 60 seconds I got a text back that said, ‘I’ll be there.’”

The hip-hop star said Queen Latifah responded just as quickly, then joked the speedy replies may have something to do with the Hollywood writers strike.

“I’m not saying they hit me back so fast because there’s a writers strike going on and all their projects are on hold right now, I don’t know,” Ludacris quipped. “Support the writers by the way. Support the writers!”

The “My Chick Bad” rapper co-stars in Fast X, which opens this weekend. While he’s best known to many fans for his music, he received a star in the motion picture category.

After taking the podium, he paid tribute to the people who helped get his movie career off the ground, including late filmmaker John Singleton and late actor Paul Walker, who will get a posthumous star later this year.

“I wore an outfit with flowers on it and I’ve giving myself flowers. I’m giving everybody else their flowers today,” Ludacris said.

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He urged fans to go see Fast X and credited Vin Diesel with the franchise’s success.

“Vin is the leader of the family,” he noted. “You are the driving force in front and behind this franchise that keeps breaking various blockbuster records and keeps changing history as we know it.”

Ludacris also had roles in the films New Year’s Eve, No Strings Attached, Hustle & Flow, and the Oscar-winning Crash.

The father of four was joined at the star ceremony by his wife and daughters.

Watch the video below.

Ludacris Gives Props to ‘Fast X’ Family at Walk of Fame Ceremony

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