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Melissa McCarthy shocked by harsh review

Melissa McCarthy shocked by harsh review

Jun 13 2013, 2:36pm CDT | by

Melissa McCarthy has hit back at a critic for calling her "tractor-sized" earlier this year. The 'Identity Thief' star feels sorry for New York film reviewer Rex Reed but his harsh comments about...

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Melissa McCarthy shocked by harsh review

Jun 13 2013, 2:36pm CDT | by

Melissa McCarthy has hit back at a critic for calling her "tractor-sized" earlier this year.

The 'Identity Thief' star feels sorry for New York film reviewer Rex Reed but his harsh comments about her last February did not get her down.

The 42-year-old Oscar-nominee told The New York Times: "I felt really bad for someone who is swimming in so much hate. I just thought, that's someone who's in a really bad spot, and I am in such a happy spot. I laugh my head off every day with my husband and my kids who are mooning me and singing me songs."

Melissa, who has two daughters, Vivian, six, and Georgette, three, with her husband Ben Falcone, admitted her first reaction to the piece was shock and she wondered why the New York Observer published the scathing article, in which Rex also called her "a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success."

She said: "Why would someone O.K. that?"

Melissa also confessed that if she was younger, the review "may have crushed me."

She believes there is currently "a strange epidemic of body image and body dysmorphia," among women, and that reviews like Rex Reed's "just add to all those younger girls, that are not in a place in their life where they can say, 'That doesn't reflect on me.' "

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WATCH Bill Murray Star As Misanthropic War Veteran In ‘St. Vincent’ Alongside Melissa McCarthy

Oct 10 2014 2:16pm CDT | Source: Radar Online

Bill Murray is a giver of life lessons in St. Vincent, a comedy also starring Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts in which a young boy finds solace with a misanthropic war veteran next door (Murray) after his parents get divorced. In a clip obtained exclusively by RadarOnline.com, viewers can watch Murray teach the boy all about the working world – by having him mow is dirt lawn. “Why is he mowing your dirt patch?” McCarthy as ...
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Watch An Exclusive Clip From Melissa McCarthy & Bill Murry’s St. Vincent

Oct 10 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: OKMagazine.com

In a break from all of the drama flicks set to hit theaters this fall, St. Vincent provides viewers with a heartfelt and hilarious look into the life of a young boy who turns to his cynical neighbor for friendship. When Oliver’s parents divorce, he and his mother Maggie (Melissa McCarthy) move next door to lost war veteran Vincent (Bill Murry). Agreeing to watch Oliver after school, Vincent acts as a men ...
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All-Female Ghostbusters Is Real! The Heat Team Confirmed To Write And Direct!

Oct 9 2014 11:24am CDT | Source: PerezHilton

Yes, it's true. This movie has no d*ck. Director Paul Feig has officially confirmed that he is bringing an all-female Ghostbusters movie to the big screen! And he's bringing The Heat! [ Related: Bridesmaids Director Being Tapped For An All-Female Ghostbusters 3??? ] That is to say, he's bringing the writer of The Heat (and also Parks & Recreation) Katie Dippold! Paul gave fans the go ...
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What’s Streaming On Netflix in October 2014 (and whats Expring)

Sep 26 2014 9:00pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

It’s that time again: if you’re a Netflix Instant subscriber, there’s lots of new titles hitting the streaming service in October. We’ve got the original ‘Annie’ just in time for the new remake, the complete ‘Gilmore Girls’ series (it’s about time!), ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ tons of classic films and new favorites, and a handful of TV shows to binge-watch. Read on for our guide to all the Netflix Instant releases in October 2014!October 1‘Annie’ (1982) — S ...
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Bill Murray Gives His Thumbs Up To An All-Female Ghostbusters! He Even Has The Whole Cast Picked Out!

Sep 9 2014 2:20pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Strangely, there have been some mixed responses to the idea of an all-new Ghostbusters team made up completely of women. We don't think there's any point in just remaking the perfect original movie, but a new take with a new group of gals busting heads in a spiritual sense? Genius! And we're not the only ones who think so! O.G. G.B. Bill Murray may be hesitant to return to the franchise himself, but he's totally down the lady Gho ...
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Bill Murray Fantasy Casts an All-Female Ghostbusters 3

Sep 9 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: People

The comedy legend named Melissa McCarthy and others as funny performers worthy of inh ...
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TIFF: Bill Murray scares up female Ghostbusters cast suggestions (Evan Agostini/Toronto Star)

Sep 8 2014 5:50pm CDT | Source: WeSmirch.com

Evan Agostini / Toronto Star: TIFF: Bill Murray scares up female Ghostbusters cast suggestions  —  Bill Murray has heard the rumours about an all-female reboot of his Ghostbusters comedy classic — and not only is he in favour of it, he has casting suggestions.  —  Melissa McCarthy is among Bill Murray's picks if an al ...
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Melissa McCarthy Remembers First Encounter With Joan Rivers: She's a "Huge Inspiration to Me"

Sep 8 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: USMagazine

Melissa McCarthy spoke about the late comedienne Joan Rivers at the Toronto Film Festival -- read her touching first encounter with her "inspiration"This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Melissa McCarthy Remembers First Encounter With Joan Rivers: She ...
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Bill Murray’s ‘St. Vincent’ to Get Earlier Release

Sep 5 2014 2:38pm CDT | Source: Variety

The Weinstein Company will give audiences in New York and Los Angeles an earlier look at “St. Vincent” than originally planned. The Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy comedy about a curmudgeon whose hard edges are softened ever so slightly by the son of a single mother will debut in the two cities on Oct. ...
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Melissa McCarthy “Ditching” Mike & Molly?

Sep 4 2014 11:48am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) “Melissa McCarthy is ready to say adios to the small screen and become a full-fledged movie star,” claims Star. According to the tabloid, the Emmy winner is “ditching” her CBS show “Mike & Molly” because she “knows she can rake in more money focusing on feature films.” A so-called “friend” tells Star, “Melissa loves the sitcom, but this is a business decision.” “Her career is on fire now, and everyone around her is telling her that she needs to capitalize on ...
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