updated 01/02/2012 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 01/02/2012 AT 4:25 PM ET
Salma Hayek: Knight?
The Puss In Boots actress was among those named by President Nicolas Sarkozy to receive the Légion d’Honneur Sunday. Hayek, 45, will enter the five-tiered honor academy with the grade of Chevalier or “Knight.”
Announced in the President’s official New Year’s list, Hayek will receive a formal induction, which involves a Presidential medal pinning. Her induction will likely occur at the élysées Palace within the next two months, says a source.