Ringo Starr Finally Gets His Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Ringo Starr

Reuters goes for a clever pun that also points out a painful truth in their headline, Ringo Starr gets his Hollywood star at low-wattage ceremony (ouch!):

A surprisingly low-wattage assortment of celebrities showed up to see the former Beatles drummer get his star outside the Capitol Records building, most of them holdovers from Roy Orbison’s ceremony 10 days ago such as Joe Walsh, Jeff Lynne, David Lynch, Eric Idle and Barbara Orbison.

Walsh, who recently became Starr’s brother-in-law, addressed the 500-or-so fans, as did producer Don Was and folk musician Ben Harper (pictured at left with Was, Starr, Walsh and Starr’s wife Barbara Bach). A chorus of loud boos greeted Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who stood in front of the press photographers after they had finished snapping him.


Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band, Greek Theater, August 2, 2008 by Sung


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