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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="https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow/status/243012914489999360">tweeted</a>. "Come watch me! Also, I'd love a ride home. 6270 Hollywood Blvd."</p> <p> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.eonline.com/news/329098/charlie-sheen-fetes-slash-as-guitar-hero-gets-his-star"> <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="https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow/status/243046603596898304">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="http://www.eonline.com/photos/3447/stars-get-their-stars/212130"> <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="http://todayentertainment.today.com/_news/2012/09/04/13660999-hollywood-walk-of-fame-wont-give-kim-kardashian-a-star?lite" target="_blank">No Hollywood star for Kim Kardashian</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://todayentertainment.today.com/_news/2012/09/04/13664660-dixie-chicks-emily-robison-welcomes-baby-girl?lite" target="_blank">Dixie Chicks' Emily Robison welcomes baby girl</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://todayentertainment.today.com/_news/2012/09/04/13663244-hold-on-canadian-school-accidentally-renamed-in-honor-of-carnie-wilson?lite" target="_blank">Hold on! Carnie Wilson gets name on school</a> </li> </ul>