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Reese Witherspoon's Speech at Goldie Hawn Walk of Fame Event

Reese Witherspoon Chokes Back Tears During Emotional Speech Honoring "Idol" Goldie Hawn

Did you know Reese Witherspoon's first email address was That's how much she loves Goldie Hawn and why she was the perfect person to honor the 71-year-old Snatched actress at her joint Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony with longtime partner Kurt Russell on Thursday. While holding back tears, Reese — proudly wearing an "I Love Goldie" button — reflected on the first time she fell in love with Goldie on screen and commended her for changing the possibilities of what women can do in film. "So thank you for inspiring all of us," she said, choked up. "Thank you for inspiring women and actresses to control their own destinies and for inspiring women to demand respect. Thank you for making us laugh and thank you for making us happy."

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