Julia Roberts stands out in green suit as she gives speech to Tom Hanks’ wife Rita Wilson

Julia Roberts stands out in green suit as she gives speech to Tom Hanks’ wife Rita Wilson

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Julia Roberts made quite the impression on Friday when she showed up to the Walk Of Fame ceremony for actress and singer Rita Wilson.

The Oscar-winning star wore a green suit and rose-tinted glasses as she delivered a heartfelt speech for the wife of Tom Hanks.

Also on Friday Rita’s album Halfway To Home drops.

Green spirit: Julia Roberts made quite the impression on Friday when she showed up to the Walk Of Fame ceremony for actress and singer Rita Wilson

Green spirit: Julia Roberts made quite the impression on Friday when she showed up to the Walk Of Fame ceremony for actress and singer Rita Wilson

A time for laughs: Rita looked pretty in black and silver dress with her hair down in soft curls. She laughed as the Pretty Woman star spoke

A time for laughs: Rita looked pretty in black and silver dress with her hair down in soft curls. She laughed as the Pretty Woman star spoke

She does not seem to be represented: Roberts does not seem to have her star on the Walk Of Fame yet even though she has been in over two dozen movies

She does not seem to be represented: Roberts does not seem to have her star on the Walk Of Fame yet even though she has been in over two dozen movies

Rita, Tom and Julia all worked together on the 2011 movie Larry Crowne.

Wilson looked pretty in black and silver dress with her hair down in soft curls. She laughed as the Pretty Woman star spoke.

Her husband Tom Hanks also spoke at the ceremony. ‘Rita Wilson has pitch-perfect taste,’ he said. His wife then interjected, ‘Well, I chose you.’

Tom then said, ‘That’s for later, my love. That’s right after the choco pies [from the pizza place next door].’

They have history: Rita, Tom and Julia all worked together on the 2011 movie Larry Crowne

They have history: Rita, Tom and Julia all worked together on the 2011 movie Larry Crowne

A big day for Rita: Rita said during her speech, 'When you get things like this, it's like icing on the cake, and it makes me feel so connected to my community that I grew up in and I love and that has given me so much'

A big day for Rita: Rita said during her speech, ‘When you get things like this, it’s like icing on the cake, and it makes me feel so connected to my community that I grew up in and I love and that has given me so much’

So much attention: Wilson added, 'So I'm just really, truly honored as one is. And it's truly a celebration'

So much attention: Wilson added, ‘So I’m just really, truly honored as one is. And it’s truly a celebration’

Ain't life a kick? The star threw up a leg with her arms out as Roberts spoke

Ain’t life a kick? The star threw up a leg with her arms out as Roberts spoke

Rita said during her speech, ‘When you get things like this, it’s like icing on the cake, and it makes me feel so connected to my community that I grew up in and I love and that has given me so much. So I’m just really, truly honored as one is. And it’s truly a celebration.’ 

‘I think, for me, it’s always about having family and friends, and you can see by the people that are here, I have all my family and my friends, so having Julia and of course, my husband Tom, whose star is just over there, it’s a fantasy come true.

‘It’s unbelievable. I walked on this street and read these names, so for me to have my name here is really extraordinary.’

Husband and wife: Her husband Tom Hanks also spoke at the ceremony. 'Rita Wilson has pitch-perfect taste,' he said. His wife then interjected, 'Well, I chose you.' Tom then said, 'That's for later, my love. That's right after the choco pies [from the pizza place next door]'

Husband and wife: Her husband Tom Hanks also spoke at the ceremony. ‘Rita Wilson has pitch-perfect taste,’ he said. His wife then interjected, ‘Well, I chose you.’ Tom then said, ‘That’s for later, my love. That’s right after the choco pies [from the pizza place next door]’

Her besties: 'I think, for me, it's always about having family and friends, and you can see by the people that are here, I have all my family and my friends, so having Julia and of course, my husband Tom, whose star is just over there, it's a fantasy come true,' said Rita

Her besties: ‘I think, for me, it’s always about having family and friends, and you can see by the people that are here, I have all my family and my friends, so having Julia and of course, my husband Tom, whose star is just over there, it’s a fantasy come true,’ said Rita

Absolutely thrilled: The siren looked up at the sky as she put her arms out

Absolutely thrilled: The siren looked up at the sky as she put her arms out

Also at the event were Rita’s sons Chet, 28, and Truman, 23. And Chet’s daughter also made the ceremony, looking cute in a pink dress.

Tom’s daughter Elizabeth Ann Hanks from his first wife Samantha Lewes wore a white dress. Hanks’ first son Colin Hanks was not seen. 

Wilson told Variety that she ‘almost fell over’ when she learned she would get a star on the Walk of Fame.

The honor has special meaning for Wilson, who was born and raised in Hollywood.

‘My first thought went to my parents and I thought, “Oh my God, if they were alive they would be so happy,”‘ she said.

A plaque too: Stars who get on the Walk Of Fame are also given a plaque to take home

A plaque too: Stars who get on the Walk Of Fame are also given a plaque to take home

She is truly touched: 'It's unbelievable. I walked on this street and read these names, so for me to have my name here is really extraordinary,' added the comedienne

She is truly touched: ‘It’s unbelievable. I walked on this street and read these names, so for me to have my name here is really extraordinary,’ added the comedienne

So graceful: Rita looked very elegant in her dress and heels as she sat just so next to her star

So graceful: Rita looked very elegant in her dress and heels as she sat just so next to her star

LA girl: Wilson told Variety that she 'almost fell over' when she learned she would get a star on the Walk of Fame. The honor has special meaning for Wilson, who was born and raised in Hollywood. 'My first thought went to my parents and I thought, "Oh my God, if they were alive they would be so happy,"' she said

LA girl: Wilson told Variety that she ‘almost fell over’ when she learned she would get a star on the Walk of Fame. The honor has special meaning for Wilson, who was born and raised in Hollywood. ‘My first thought went to my parents and I thought, “Oh my God, if they were alive they would be so happy,”‘ she said

‘That was our hometown; that was where we did everything. I remember going to the Chinese Theatre and putting my hands and feet in the footprints of the stars. So this is an honor and a miracle.’

The star is also just four spots away from her husband Tom’s star.

‘My parents came to L.A. because my mom’s sister lived here and the weather was better than in New York,’ Wilson said. ‘So they didn’t have that sort of reverence for Hollywood some people did. 

A very big family: Rita stood next to her star, along with Tom, Truman Hanks and Chet Hanks as well as other family members like Tom's daughter Elizabeth Ann Hanks (in the white dress)

A very big family: Rita stood next to her star, along with Tom, Truman Hanks and Chet Hanks as well as other family members like Tom’s daughter Elizabeth Ann Hanks (in the white dress)

More family: Here is Wilson and Hanks with Truman (L) and Chet (3L). The little girl is Chet's daughter with his ex Tiffany Miles

More family: Here is Wilson and Hanks with Truman (L) and Chet (3L). The little girl is Chet’s daughter with his ex Tiffany Miles

He came and wore a T-shirt: Larry David of Curb Your Enthusiasm was in the audience

He came and wore a T-shirt: Larry David of Curb Your Enthusiasm was in the audience

Making a scene: At one point he threw his hands up as fans took photos of him

Making a scene: At one point he threw his hands up as fans took photos of him

Still in love after all these years: Rita and Tom had a sweet exchange in the audience

Still in love after all these years: Rita and Tom had a sweet exchange in the audience

‘They just wanted good weather, a good job and to build a family and a life here. In many ways, I grew up in a small town. It was a normal place where we rode bikes and had ice cream and went to movies.’ 

On Tuesday the 62-year-old Sleepless In Seattle actress – who recently released the song Throw Me A Party – shared a tweet as she looked back on some of her darker days.

‘Four years ago when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I had so many different thoughts,’ she said.

‘You’re scared, anxious, you think about your own mortality,’ began the brunette beauty. ‘So I had a serious discussion with my husband that if anything happens, I wanted him to be super sad for a very long time and..’

Her note: 'Four years ago when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I had so many different thoughts. You’re scared, anxious, you think about your own mortality,' began the brunette beauty on Tuesday; here she is seen laughing with Hanks

Her note: ‘Four years ago when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I had so many different thoughts. You’re scared, anxious, you think about your own mortality,’ began the brunette beauty on Tuesday; here she is seen laughing with Hanks

The star did not add any more text but posted a photo of her and Hanks looking happy at a party.

He had on a suit and she looked slender and tan in a red dress. 

Wilson revealed in 2015 that she was diagnosed with breast cancer and had undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery.

Shared the news through a statement published by People magazine. 

Rita explained that her first test for cancer came back negative but that she was correctly diagnosed after seeking a second opinion and underwent the procedure .

Her longtime mate: She was last seen with Hanks, whom she wed in 1988, in December

Her longtime mate: She was last seen with Hanks, whom she wed in 1988, in December

‘Last week, with my husband by my side, and with the love and support of family and friends, I underwent a bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction for breast cancer after a diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma,’ she said in the statement.

‘I am recovering and most importantly, expected to make a full recovery. Why? Because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.’ 

Before the diagnosis, Wilson said she had ‘vigilantly monitored’ her health with mammograms and MRIs because she knew she had an underlying condition of LCIS, (lobular carcinoma in situ)’. 

A singer now: The beauty recently released the song Throw Me A Party and her next album Halfway To Home comes out March 29; seen on March 23 in Arizona

A singer now: The beauty recently released the song Throw Me A Party and her next album Halfway To Home comes out March 29; seen on March 23 in Arizona 

In great shape: Wilson wore a black suit and snake necklace to the Celebrity Fight Night XXV event in Phoenix

In great shape: Wilson wore a black suit and snake necklace to the Celebrity Fight Night XXV event in Phoenix

The mother-of-two explained that she underwent a breast biopsy, but no sign of cancer was discovered until she sought the opinion of a second doctor on the advice of a friend.

The doctor discovered the cancer and she then sought out the opinion of another pathologist, who confirmed the diagnosis, she said. 

Rita, who married Oscar-winner Tom in 1988, went on to implore others to seek a second opinion before thanking her loved ones for their support. 

‘I share this to educate others that a second opinion is critical to your health,’ she said.

Their child: Together Tom and Rita have son Chester Hanks; seen in 2011 at the Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close premiere

Their child: Together Tom and Rita have son Chester Hanks; seen in 2011 at the Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close premiere

‘You have nothing to lose if both opinions match up for the good, and everything to gain if something that was missed is found, which does happen. Early diagnosis is key.’ 

On Facebook, she encouraged other women to seek a ‘necessary and vital’ second opinion if they found themselves in similar situations. 

‘Not just by another doctor but by another pathologist,’ she added. ‘I’m doing well and getting stronger every day.’  

After the crisis: Her new song Throw Me A Party is about what she would want if she died

After the crisis: Her new song Throw Me A Party is about what she would want if she died

Wilson is also known as the mother of Marnie, played by Allison Williams, in HBO’s Girls.

The star has focused on her singing career in recent years. Her new album Halfway To Home comes out March 29.

She has two sons with Hanks, Chester Marlon, 24, and Truman Theodore, 19, as well as two stepchildren from Hanks’ previous marriage – actor Colin Hanks, 37, and writer Elizabeth, 32 – to whom Wilson is close.

Hanks and their mother, Samantha Lewes, had met in college but divorced in 1987, the year before he married Wilson. Lewes passed away in 2002, when she was just 49, after battling bone cancer.  

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