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Black Excellence: Tyler Perry To Receive Hollywood Star on the Walk of Fame

09/26/2019 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff

Photo Credit: Jason Merritt /Getty

Well Deserved!!

Tyler Perry will be honored with his own star on the Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce made the announcement on Wednesday via Twitter:

“Actor, director Tyler Perry to be honored with a star on the Walk of Fame On October 1!”

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Earlier this year it was revealed that Perry would be honored alongside Terrence Howard, Lupita Nyong’o, Cedric “The Entertainer,” and Alvin And The Chipmunks who are all part of the Walk of Fame class of 2019.

Vin Di Bona, the chairman of Walk of Fame Selection Committee released a statement:

“I feel the Committee has outdone themselves and I know the fans, tourists and the Hollywood community will be pleased with our selections. We are excited to see each and every honoree’s face as they unveil that majestic star on Hollywood’s most famous walkway!”

The legendary filmmaker will be honored on October 1st.