Within the phrases of Mandy Moore herself, it was a “stroll (of fame) to recollect” for the actress this week.
Moore, 34, was joined by none aside from her former on-screen “A Stroll to Keep in mind” beau and costar Shane West to commemorate her Hollywood Stroll of Fame Ceremony on Monday.
West, 40, took to the rostrum on the ceremony to reminisce on when the 2 met on the set of the movie — an adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel of the identical title — within the early 2000s.
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“We couldn’t have been extra reverse after we met. I used to be busy sporting ill-advised garments and having doubtful hair decisions and sporting eyeliner in my storage punk band or no matter, no matter that was. And also you have been killing it on the pop star scene,” the “Gotham” actor said simply after he gave Moore a photograph of the 2 of them on set. “I used to be making an attempt to get you to hearken to the Conflict and the Ramones. You weren’t however you have been very candy about it. You caught to your Fleetwood Mac, all the time Fleetwood Mac.”
“Not solely was this movie an exquisite expertise in each manner, [but] it additionally gave me the prospect to fall for this incredible lady,” he added.
“Mandy, you’re an absolute gem. Your smile is ridiculous — critically, it’s ridiculous; it lights up a room whenever you stroll in. Your power is irresistible and your coronary heart is second to none. I all the time knew you have been extremely proficient and I all the time knew you have been going to go on to do massive issues and superb issues, and you’ve got… I couldn’t be extra happy with you. I couldn’t be extra completely happy for you,” he ended.
Within the 2002 movie, Moore performed Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the city’s preacher. She and West, who performed the rebellious Landon Carter, fall for one another after they each participate of their highschool’s play. As their relationship deepens, Landon learns of Jamie’s most cancers prognosis which she first saved a secret from him.
The actress, who was additionally joined by her fellow “This Is Us” solid members on the ceremony, later took to Instagram to thank West for his type phrases.
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“Stars have all the time type of been our factor. Grateful to @theshanewest for his type phrases on this very special occasion, one which I’ll always remember. It was a stroll (of fame) to recollect,” she wrote, to which West replied: “Awwww that is superb. And so proud.”
The ceremony got here simply after Moore advised Us Weekly that she has felt supported since talking out in regards to the emotional abuse she claims she suffered from her ex-husband Ryan Adams.
“So many ladies reached out to me, echoing … that the concept that psychological and emotional is commonly swept below the rug, or not addressed or not talked about, or not thought-about in the identical class of simply basic abuse,” she advised the outlet partly.
Fox Information’ Ann W. Schmidt contributed to this report.