Actors are used to having their work picked apart by critics. But when does criticism go too far and become just plain mean-spirited name calling?In a scathing review of Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman's new movie Identity Thief, New York Observer's film critic Rex Reed describes McCarthy in a whole host of nasty ways, referring to her as "tractor-sized" and calling her a "chunk of junk" and a "female hippo." Reed also calls McCarthy "a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to...Read Full Story
NBCThis weekend, Melissa McCarthy had the honor of hosting Saturday Night Live for the second time. The Bridesmaids star made sure to get the laughs and even did the opening monologue in giant sparkly heels that she couldn't actually walk in. Check out the star's opening skit here:Read Full Story
How many times have you watched Melissa McCarthy's hilarious opening monologue for Saturday Night Live, which had the actress stumbling and falling (a few times) in 6-inch platform red heels from Brian Atwood? “They said, ‘Make sure you practice in your shoes.’ I said, ‘What, I live in heels!’”
It turns out the bit was pitched by Melissa right before the live broadcast and she reached out to her old friend, Brian, for some help. “They called for shoes on Friday, and there I was seeing the...Read Full Story
Melissa McCarthy – Melissa McCarthy Gets Called ‘Tractor-Sized’, ‘Female Hippo’ by Movie Critic - At high request, here’s a story regarding comedy actress Melissa McCarthy, who recently was the target of some cruel weight-related ‘jokes’ coming from a movie critic. The full story from Yahoo:
Comedic actress Melissa McCarthy’s new movie “Identity Thief” earned the biggest ever film opening so far this year when it raked in more than $36 million at the box office.
That may be ironic given that...Read Full Story
Melissa McCarthy will be hosting Saturday Night Live on April 6, 2013 with musical guest Phoenix. McCarthy hosted the show in 2011 and as expected, was hysterical. Some skits from her first time hosting included Kristen Wiig’s “Lawrence Welk” bit and McCarthy as an employee sexually harassing Jason Sudeikis’ character. We have the skits from that episode here.
A lot has happened since McCarthy hosted last time. One big headline involving the comedienne was Rex Reed calling her a hippo...Read Full Story
Melissa McCarthy is an American actress best known for her role as Sookie St. James in the CW television series Gilmore Girls. She also appears as Dena on the show Samantha Who? Find more pictures, videos and articles about Melissa McCarthy here.