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Mel Brooks Leaves 11-Finger Handprint At Hollywood Ceremony

Wed, September 10, 2014 1:31pm EDT by Chris Rogers Add first Comment
Mel Brooks 11 Fingers

The 88-year-old comedy legend sunk his hands into the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theatre, and he unveiled a disturbing secret while being honored on Sept. 8.

Mel Brooks wore a prosthesis to the Hollywood Cement Ceremony on Sept. 8, leaving a memorable and lasting impression on the historic forecourt. The veteran comedian, 88, came to the event with six fingers on his left hand!

Mel Brooks Has 11 Fingers?

The eleven-fingers stunt proved Mel, who wore a white suit and floral tie, still has a great sense of humor.

“I desperately need to wash my hands,” he tweeted after getting his foot and handprints cemented outside the iconic theatre.

“Hands are clean but the shoes will never be the same. Now I’m off to tape @ConanOBrien tonight #teamcoco,” he later added.

“I want to thank you all for being here and being part of the wonderful charade,” Mel told the crowd at the event, E! News reports. “I really love it.”

Mel Brooks: A Hollywood Success Story

Mel, a very successful film director, is on a short list of entertainers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award!

His most well known films include The Producers, The Twelve Chairs, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety, History of the World, Part I, Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

Congrulations, Mel! We hope there are many more years of laughs ahead. We’d love to give him a high-five, but we assume it’d be called a high-six!

What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Is Mel Brooks’ prank funny?

— Chris Rogers

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