Carrie Underwood, Ryan Seacrest Honor 'American Idol' Creator Simon Fuller at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony (Video)
Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, Marc Anthony, David Cook and Nigel Lythgoe also turn out to honor the creative, who calls receiving a star "bizarre, strange, awkward."
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, judge Jennifer Lopez and Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood were among those who turned out Monday to honor Idol creator Simon Fuller as he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Also among the crowd were Idol judge Randy Jackson; Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe; Lopez's husband, Marc Anthony;Season 7 winner David Cook; and Idol's Season 10 finalists.
"It's been an amazing 10 years at American Idol, and there are quite a bit of people who put this show on," Seacrest said from the podium. "It is a close-knit family, and we say thank you and congratulations on this well-deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame."
Underwood also paid tribute to Fuller.
"You have earned this, you deserve this more than anybody I know, and behalf of all the lives you have changed forever, thank you so much," the country singer said.
For his part, Fuller said it was a bit surreal to be the center of attention for a change.
"You have no idea how bizarre, strange, awkward and many other words I feel right now because I'm usually sitting over there, or back there, or up there, and very rarely find myself in the spotlight," he said, then quipped: "Actually it's great. I think I should do my own reality show."
Fuller received the 2,441st star on the Walk of Fame.
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