Katy Perry To Honour Minnie Mouse On Walk Of Fame
Katy Perry will honour Minnie Mouse for 90 years of being a celebrated cartoon icon by presenting her with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Since her debut in Disney’s 1928 Steamboat Willie cartoon, Minnie Mouse has become one of the most beloved and recognizable animated figures alongside her longtime love Mickey Mouse.
“Minnie Mouse is a woman of the ages and her iconic status makes her a great addition to our Walk of Fame!” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremony, in a statement. “Generations of fans of all ages have been looking forward to her seeing her bright new star.”
Other fictional Disney characters who have received the coveted sidewalk honour include Snow White, Donald Duck, Winnie the Pooh, Tinker Bell, Kermit the Frog, and Mickey Mouse who got his star on his 50th anniversary back in 1978.
Disney fanatic Perry tweeted out her excitement about taking part in the ceremony, calling it a "childhood and grown adult dream come true.”
The “Firework” singer has never been shy about flaunting her love for Disney classics. Perry has often been spotted wearing Disney merchandise, performing at Disney parks, tweeting Walt Disney quotes and Instagraming multiple Disneyland visits (including one with ex-boyfriend Orlando Bloom).
See some of her Disney posts throughout the years below:
Perry, who is a judge on the Disney-owned ABC reboot of American Idol, will present the honour to the lovable mouse with Disney CEO Bob Iger on Jan. 22 in front of the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Minnie’s star will be the 2,627th addition to the Walk of Fame.
Disney – and Perry – fans will be able to view live coverage of the ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame website.