By Christie DZurilla
6:56 PM EDT, June 21, 2013
Jennifer Lopez was awarded the 2,500th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, accepting the honor with just a few tears.
"I cried like almost 15 thousand times," she said after the ceremony, speaking with the Associated Press. "It was so crazy. But I kept promising everybody I wasn’t going to cry and they were like, 'Cry!' 'You’re not helping!' But it was an amazing moment."
Lopez, who had on hand boyfriend Casper Smart and 5-year-old Max and Emme, her twins with ex-husband Marc Anthony, called it a "landmark day" for herself and her family.
Those stepping up to speak on Lopez's behalf included Keenan Ivory Wayans, who first made her a Fly Girl back in the day; Jane Fonda, her "Monster-in-Law" costar; and hip-hop protege Pitbull, which whom she has collaborated. Her longtime manager Benny Medina also had a few words.
Lopez's off-white cashmere and silk knitted top and coral satin skirt were by Dior Couture, according to All the Rage.
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