February 9, 2023

Octavia Spencer, one day after she was presented with a star in the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is now speaking out about her friendship with Will Ferrell.

The legendary comedian, actor and writer Spirited Spencer’s co-star was among the few people who were there to support Spencer on the historic day that brought tears of joy from the Academy Award-winning actress.

“I can tell you that Will’s definitely not an adult Elf,” The Help star joked. This was a reference to his role in Elf as Buddy the Elf, a Christmas comedy film. People’s Every Day podcast.

And while he often plays the buffoon and idiot, who’s the butt of a joke in many of his films, Spencer went on to call Ferrell ‘one of the smartest people I’ve ever worked with.’

Mates: Octavia, 52, opened up about her friendship to Will Ferrell, 55. This was one day after he shut down a heckler who disrupted her Hollywood Walk Od Fame ceremony.

Spencer’s comments are just days after Will reportedly’shutdown a heckler’ during her Walk Of Fame ceremony.

Ferrell began to talk about Spencer’s new star and a man walking by started shouting loudly about how it was ‘celebrating wealthy people’.

The Stranger Than Fiction star took no time to defend his friend’s special moment. 

He shouted, ‘Not on Octavia’s Day!, before adding a touch more of his brand comedy, ‘Keep It Moving. Keep it moving. The wax museum is down there. It’s wide open.

Tears of joy: The Help star wiped away her tears with a tissue as she waited to accept the special honor.

Proud moment – The Alabama native holds the distinction of being first black actress in two consecutive years to receive Oscar nominations 

Despite his efforts, the man continued to try to make his voice heard. 

‘He’s got powerful lungs. HeHe joked that he was using his diaphragm. This got some laughs from the crowd. ‘Louder, please. They can’t understand you in Alhambra. Is that the guy who is going to be up next? Is he supposed talk? Sweatpants weirdo, are you up here? Do I need to confront him?

Ferrell was wrapping up his speech and praising his friend for being ‘literally best’. The Anchorman actor would once again demonstrate his ability to lighten the mood by his brand of comedy.

“Is that guy next? Is he supposed talk? Sweatpants weirdo. Is he up there? According to the, he said these words. Los Angeles Times. “Should he just go to tackle me?”

Allison Janney, friend and co-star of The Help, would be the next to share some words about Spence on the podium. Janney was wearing a black blazer over an striped dress.

Viola Davis, her husband Julius Tennon and Mekhi Pfifer were among the others who attended. Tate Taylor was also present. 

Elegant: The Academy Award winner looked elegant in a black peplum dress with cheetah sandals.

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

Spencer was overcome with emotion as she received her star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in Los Angeles on Thursday, as she was seen dabbing away at her tears with a tissue in the lead up to accepting the honor.

The Academy Award winner looked incredible for the occasion, wearing an elegant black peplum dress and cheetah sandal heels A silver bracelet and dangling sterling earrings are included.

The Montgomery, Alabama native entertainer wore her black hair down in a bob with bouncy curls.

She has the distinction of being the first black actress to receive Oscar nominations in back-to-back years,

Davis, 57 years old, looked beautiful in a black leather jumpsuit and black coat with matching heels. Her husband, meanwhile, was looking great in matching heels. For the occasion, she wore a grey blazer, trendy dark wash jeans, and black boots. 

Famous friends: Viola Davis (57), and Julius Tennon (57) were among the actress’s friends on the special day.

Show of support: Spencer was joined by Allison Janney, 63 (also from The Help), as well as Ferrell.

Hollywood pals: Ferrell and Janney mingled together at the star ceremony

 Aubie the Tiger,  the mascot of Spencer’s alma mater, Auburn University,  also made an appearance at the ceremony.

The star of the actress is the 2,742nd since 1961, when the Walk of Fame was completed.

Spencer was speechless when she found out she would be receiving the honor.

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“How do you respond? To know that you will be a part the mythology of this community for life. It was a rare moment in my life when I couldn’t think of anything else to say,’ she explained. Variety. 

“It’s a place that you can see the stars of a bygone era. And you can touch their star by reaching out to your hand. It can make it feel possible. She said that it was a rare and enormous honor.

Just in time to celebrate Christmas, Spencer and Ferrell star in Spirited, Apple TV+’s musical comedy retelling of A Christmas Carol. It premiered on November 18. 

Janney was a friend and colleague. Janney looked elegant in a black blazer and a striped dress.

Hugs: Onstage, the ladies shared a warm hug 

Dapper: Ferrell looked dapper with a grey suit and blue shirt.

Speech: The comedian praised his actress, who was touched by his words

New movie: Spencer and Farrell co-star in Spirited, Apple TV+’s musical comedy re-telling of A Christmas Carol, which premiered on November 18

Her Aubie, Spencer’s schoolmascot, was also present at the ceremony.