Yesterday Jeff Bridges proved that The Dude still abides as his Big Lebowski co-star John Goodman was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
Goodman, who I believe is under the same contract as Samuel L. Jackson to appear in every movie ever made, was clearly having a great time posing with his star and playing up to the cameras but it was Bridges who stole the show.
Bridges pulled out his best ratty cardigan got himself a White Russian and transformed back into The Dude one more time to deliver a moving speech about Goodman’s many incredible achievements while at the same time referencing Donny’s eulogy.
He’s a good actor, he’s a good man, John Goodman. He’s one of us, he loves the outdoors and acting.
As a showman, he has explored the stages from Los Angeles to New York — we’re talking Broadway here, man — he’s done some weird little movies, too. And he’s lived, like so many men in prior generations have lived their lives. He is a man of his times, a man of our times, and he has become a legend.
In accordance with what we think may be your final wishes, we have committed to these sidewalks in Hollywood — in the bosom of Hollywood that you love so well — a star. A star for you, a star because we love you so well … what time is it? Afternoon? Good afternoon, sweet prince.
Of course Jeff it’s worth saying that ‘that’s just like, your opinion, man’. I kid of course we love these two.
More of a concept than a journalist, Tom Percival was forged in the bowels of Salford University from which he emerged grasping a Masters in journalism.
Since then his rise has been described by himself as ‘meteoric’ rising to the esteemed rank of Social Editor at UNILAD as well as working at the BBC, Manchester Evening News, and ITV.
He credits his success to three core techniques, name repetition, personality mirroring, and never breaking off a handshake.