Witnesses recorded the wild incident with their cell phones.
Williams thanked her staff, friends and family as she received a star.
The talk show host will be honored for her work in television.
“It’s all because of her,” the composer, writer and producer said.
Actor-comedian D.L. Hughley, ‘The View’ fixture Ana Navarro, and others spoke out.
Jay-Z, Tom Joyner and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were also honored.
“I personally took someone to the hospital myself,” Phora told ABC7.
“Once installed, the stars become part of the historic fabric of the Walk of Fame.”
Groups are calling for a boycott of the studio’s films, including Tyler Perry’s “Nobody’s Fool.”
A man took a pickaxe to the star, leaving behind a pile of rubble.