Fans hail 'warrior' Christina Applegate as she rocks MS-themed manicure at Walk of Fame ceremony

Christina Applegate received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, shortly after announcing 'Dead to Me' may be her final acting role

Fans hail 'warrior' Christina Applegate as she rocks MS-themed manicure at Walk of Fame ceremony
Christina Applegate received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Phillip Faraone/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Christina Applegate, 50, flaunted her multiple sclerosis-themed nail art as she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday, November 14. It was her first appearance in public following her announcement that she had been diagnosed with MS in August.

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The 'Dead to Me' actress complemented her all-black look with a walking stick and a message-adorned manicure. Applegate displayed her black nail art to the camera, showing a letter that read "fu MS" on each finger. The actress posted a picture of several walking aids on social media in the days before the occasion to demonstrate how she was geared up for the big outing. 

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The actress wrote, "I have a very important ceremony coming up. This will be my first time out since being diagnosed with MS. Walking sticks are now part of my new normal. Thank you @neowalksticks for these beauties. Stay tuned to see which ones make the cut for a week of stuff." And posted pictures of five different kinds of walking sticks early this month. The spiral black and crystal style looks to be what Applegate chose, but there are many other options available for upcoming occasions. 

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At the event on Monday, the beauty queen was accompanied by Katey Sagal and David Faustino from 'Married with Children,' as well as Linda Cardellini, who she co-starred with in 'Dead to Me.' In her speech, she expressed gratitude to her friends, family, and daughter Sadie, stating, "Thank you for standing beside me for all of this. Oh, by the way, I have a disease. Did you not notice? I’m not even wearing shoes!"

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Applegate may not have worn shoes, but her look left a lasting effect on viewers. One user expressed on Twitter, "@1capplegate really is the poster child of perseverance. Her unbelievable talent and devotion to her craft is truly admirable and she absolutely deserves this spot of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ily." Another fan wrote, "I just love this woman. Legend,Icon, known to those in the industry as the “secret weapon”for upgrading any project, and most recently she has become a superhero. Congratulations @1capplegate
on getting your Walk Of Fame star today.. well deserved!" One fan tweeted, "My freaking heart Christina Applegate is one of the funniest actors EVER, and I’m happy to see her doing well following her diagnosis! Very well-deserved star on the Walk of Fame today!" "She is so beautiful and strong. I pray she gets through this," penned one user. Another user wrote, "Christina Applegate was Honored with Walk of Fame Star at Emotional First Event Since MS Diagnosis. She is such a fighter and an inspiration. We wish her nothing but the best. #1980s #ChristinaApplegate." Another user wrote, "Let’s give a quick shout out to Christina Applegate." "@1capplegate with the ‘f u ms’ nails i love her," wrote one user. Another fan wrote, "My bleeds for Christina Applegate. Just announced she has MS. Prayers for your beautiful soul!" One user tweeted, "Man, watching @1capplegate talk at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony while Katey Sagal held her ...kinda wrecked me. Wishing her all the best in her fight against MS." "Love this!!! Thank you warrior @1capplegate," tweeted another user.

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