Julia Louis-Dreyfus Gets Misspelled Star
She thought "Luis Dreyfus" was funny, wanted it to stay
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted May 5, 2010 6:39 AM CDT
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(Newser) – It’s every copy editor’s dream: Catching a typo…on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. CNN producer (and former copy editor) David Daniel happened to be walking by Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ new star on the Walk of Fame just four hours before the unveiling ceremony when he noticed her name was spelled “Julia Luis Dreyfus.” Though panic ensued, Louis-Dreyfus herself apparently found the whole incident hilarious.

Louis-Dreyfus, the first Seinfeld star to get a star, wanted the misspelling to stay. Instead, an obviously hurried and temporary “Louis-” was inserted for yesterday’s ceremony, and the “Luis” will be given to the actress as a souvenir. To see the picture Daniel snapped of the misspelling, click here.

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HANKHILL
May 5, 2010 6:54 PM CDT
never understood why would any one want their name walked on? i could see it if you had a name like rebock or some such
MisterPlinkett
May 5, 2010 6:44 PM CDT
well...she is pretty untalented. she's lucky to get that.
goofygus
May 5, 2010 5:39 PM CDT
See 'Idiocracy' for further developments.