Salma Hayek, one of the The most important Latin characters in HollywoodIt was unveiled this Friday A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame In Los Angeles with the actor Adam Sandelr, director Chloe Chow and the mayor of Los Angeles, Eric GarsteHe is a close friend of the Mexican.
Hayek’s star who was Dedicated to fans who gave him the “courage” to pursue his dreams and succeed in American cinemaClose to the Chinese Theater is an emblematic cinema on Hollywood Boulevard, which many fans of the Hispanic actress came to watch the ceremony.
With Elegant black dress with a flared skirt, a large neckline and a silver hem at the topHayek said it was A day of immense joy For her, but also for “healing” by A A “terrifying” episode from your past.
The actress explained that after about two years of settling in the United States, She was attacked with a knife by a man who approached her and two of her friends On Hollywood Boulevard. Although they fled as best they could, he assured that no one was helping them until two people managed to limit the attacker.
Why am I telling you this story? because Every time I think of Hollywood Boulevard this is what I remember. The truth is that that night when I came home I said to myself:what am I doing here? Nobody wants me to be here. They almost killed me today.
“I remember one time I went to the cinema and someone hit me on the back of my chair and said: Mexican, don’t sit in front of me. Go back to your country. I remember again that I was queuing in a cafeteria and someone grabbed my arm and pulled me out of class and said: I will not line up behind a Mexican woman“, It is to explain.
Hayek also admitted it The studios thought he wouldn’t get a real chance In that country and for that They suggested that he go back to Mexico to do TV series. “But I stayed here,” he said.
“I want to tell everyone here, my dear fans, this You gave me the courage to survive. Although they didn’t know me in the Hollywood studios, all the Latinos in the United States knew who I was, they understood that I came with dreams like theirs. These fans have been with me for 37 years. In difficult times, give me courage“he added.
On the other hand, the actress noted that all people are made of “star dust”. “And therefore When you all see my star here, I want you to know that since you are all in my heart, some of our stardust is here in this location. You are also a part of that star.”
Oscar nominee for Best Actress for Frida (2002) and that the film will be shown next week Gucci HouseWritten by Ridley Scott Friends praised at today’s party.
Adam Sandler Hayek confirmed thatOne of the best actresses of our generationHe praised above all the friendship that they had since they worked together. In a speech with excessive humor, Sandler I apologize for not tasting like HayekHe attended the event in a very informal manner.
The actor got more serious at the end of his speech and said that Hayek was “an incredible person with his feet on the ground.” for this part, Chloe Chow Compare Hayek to his character in eternity “Ajak, sheLeader, mother and healer. Salma is a person of great talent, depth and compassion.. She is a woman brave enough to open her own path,” defended the double Academy Award winner Bedouin (2020).
Finally, the mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garstepraised in Spanish for the Mexican. Salma Malak in Los Angeles. It is a representation of our dreams, our stories and our hopes‘, he confirmed.
With information from EFE
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