Hollywood held their annual Hollywood Christmas Parade to benefit Marine’s Toys for Tots this weekend. Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams hosted the night that kicked off with star-filled appearances and music performances from Richie Sambora, Stevie Wonder, Bill Ray Cyrus, the Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Kenny Loggins, LeAnn Rimes, William Shatner, McClain, Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo and Stevie Wonder. Buzz Aldrin served as this year’s Grand Marshal and TV legend Valerie Harper was honored as the “Most Inspirational Person of the Year.”
One of the participants in the parade was actor Corbin Bleu. Daytime TV Examiner caught up with the “Dancing with the Stars” runner up before the parade began for a video interview. Bleu chatted about the intense physical challenges that come with participating on the popular reality show his and mission to raise awareness to bullying with an anti-bullying film called “The Day I Died.” He also expressed his disappointment over the ending of the “One Life to Live” reboot on which he played breakout character Jeffrey King. Check out the video of Corbin on this page.
The Hollywood Christmas Parade will premiere on December 11th on Hallmark Channel with rebroadcasts on the Hallmark Movie Channel on December 20th and 24th. The show can also be seen on more than 350 stations across the country throughout the holiday season. Check your local listings.
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