Ellen DeGeneres gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

<p>All those laughs have definitely paid off. Fans — including Ryan Seacrest and Jimmy Kimmel <strong>— </strong>cheered as funnywoman Ellen DeGeneres was honored with the 2,477th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.</p> <p>"I'm getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today at 11am," she <a target="_blank" href="">tweeted</a>. "Come watch me! Also, I'd love a ride home. 6270 Hollywood Blvd."</p> <p> <a target="_blank" href=""> <strong>Remember who spoke on behalf of Slash when he got his star?</strong> </a> </p> <p>Once she arrived, Ellen was more than thrilled to see the crowd of people who wanted to experience this moment with her. She <a target="_blank" href="">tweeted</a>, "So excited to see fans here at the W Hollywood to see me get my star on the Walk of Fame! Come down if you can!"</p> <p>During her speech, DeGeneres did what she does best — crack jokes. "It is amazing. I spent my entire career trying to conduct myself in a certain way making sure no one walks all over me only to get to a point where people are going to walk all over me. It means so much to me that everyone showed up."</p> <p>Congratulations, Ellen!</p> <p> <a target="_blank" href=""> <strong>Take a look at these other celebs that have a star!</strong> </a> </p> <p> <strong>More in TODAY Entertainment</strong> </p> <ul> <li> <a href="" target="_blank">No Hollywood star for Kim Kardashian</a> </li> <li> <a href="" target="_blank">Dixie Chicks' Emily Robison welcomes baby girl</a> </li> <li> <a href="" target="_blank">Hold on! Carnie Wilson gets name on school</a> </li> </ul>