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    9 Magical Things That Happened During The Disney Legends Ceremony At The D23 Expo

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    This week BuzzFeed attended the Disney Legends Ceremony at the biannual D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA. The ceremony, which was hosted by CEO Bob Iger, was positively STACKED with stars. Here's everything you missed:

    The 2019 Disney Legends Ceremony Livestream

    The 2019 honorees included Wing Chao, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Bette Midler, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer.

    1. The opening video montage included brand new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Lady and the Tramp, and Frozen 2...and some old footage of their NEWLY acquired 20th Century Fox characters, including Deadpool.

    2. Christina Aguilera surprised the audience with an emotional rendition of "Reflection" from Mulan.

    We’re kicking off the 2019 Disney Legends Awards Ceremony with a surprise performance from Disney Legend honoree @xtina!

    After Iger's opening statement, he introduced "the first of many surprises at D23" and Aguilera took to stage to perform her iconic version of Mulan's emotional song. I was then expected to somehow report on this event professionally through my tears...I've done my best.

    3. Robert Downey Jr. used his acceptance speech to admit that he was once arrested for smoking pot in Disneyland, and it was PEAK Tony Stark.

    4. Diane Sawyer also felt the need to confess to a crime — that she stole ALL of the toiletries in her Disneyland Hotel room, and it was the most relatable thing ever.

    5. And both Robin Roberts' and Sawyer's speeches were the definition of women supporting women.

    6. Jon Favreau used his speech as an opportunity to highlight the real magic Disney uses: Technology.

    7. Christina Aguilera credits Disney as the reason she became a singer, and is the self-proclaimed "biggest Disney fan ever."

    8. Ming-Na Wen used her acceptance speech to highlight the most badass person in her life, her mom, which made me immediately want to call MY mom.

    9. And finally, director Kenny Ortega shared a hilarious childhood story about dismantling his television to try and join the Mickey Mouse Club.