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5 Reasons You Need To See “The Heat”

The new Sandra Bullock/Melissa McCarthy movie “The Heat” debuted in theaters this weekend, and killed it at the box office, despite getting so-so reviews from critics. I have no idea what those guys…

Julie Gerstein |

Melissa McCarthy Outperforms Comedy’s Leading Men — Remind Me Again Why “Women Aren’t Funny”?

We all know that Melissa McCarthy is on a roll — between “Bridesmaids,” “Identity Theft,” and now the $40 million dollar opening of her buddy-cop movie “The Heat,” this lady is on…

The Mary Sue |

Style Stealer (Plus): Melissa McCarthy’s Rockin’ Outfit

I usually have to use non-plus-size actresses as inspiration for Style Stealer (Plus!) posts because there are so few plus-size celebrity women, and even fewer ever pop up in our…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Melissa McCarthy On Movie Critic Who Called Her A Hippo: “Really?”

“Really? Why would someone OK that?” That was Melissa McCarthy’s response to a New York Observer movie critic who called her a “hippo” in his review of one of…

Jessica Wakeman |

Melissa McCarthy Busts A Move With Elmo

A grownup dancing with puppets sounds pretty creepy … except for when that grownup is Melissa McCarthy. Then it’s just funny. Flap-a-whatta-boom-boom! [YouTube]

Jessica Wakeman |

The Soapbox: Melissa McCarthy, Rex Reed & Hippo-Gate

I shook my head recently when I read about New York Observer film critic Rex Reed’s personal insult toward actress Melissa McCarthy. In a review of her latest offering, “Identity…

Elle Chase |

Movie Reviewer Calls Melissa McCarthy A “Hippo”

Score! “Bridesmaids” star Melissa McCarthy’s got three movies coming down the pipeline … [Hollywood Reporter]
… but that didn’t stop a New York Observer movie reviewer from referring…

Jessica Wakeman |

Melissa McCarthy On The Endless Quest For Perfection

“Pretty much everyone I know, no matter what size, is trying some [diet] system. Even when someone gets to looking like she should be so proud of herself, instead she’s…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Watch Melissa McCarthy Steal Jason Bateman’s Identity

We’ve been waiting for Melissa McCarthy’s next move post-“Bridesmaids,” and we are so happy she’s going to be in a new movie with Jason Bateman. In “Identity Thief,” Jason and…

Julie Gerstein |

If This Is What 40 Looks Like, I’ll Skip My 30s With Pleasure

Oh, Shirtless Paul Rudd. You are Shirtless Paul Rudd and you’re not even the best thing in this trailer. “This Is 40″ is the sort-of sequel to “Knocked Up,” about…

Jessica Wakeman |

How To Play The “Bridesmaids” Martin Scorcese Drinking Game

I found last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards to be terribly dull, aside from learning the rules behind Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Melissa McCarthy’s fun drinking game. So, here’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

“Bridesmaids” Suit Up, Named “Entertainers Of The Year”

I am loving the cover of Entertainment Weekly, featuring the cast of “Bridesmaids” in tuxedos. The six funny gals were named “Entertainers of the Year” by the magazine and I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Melissa McCarthy Shares Spanx Horror Story

I have never worn Spanx, but Melissa McCarthy has officially made me terrified of ever doing so. Wardrobe malfunctions are already all too prevent in my life — from snapped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Meet Marbles Harsgrove: Vintage Melissa McCarthy

She’s almost unrecognizable with a bowl cut, but this is actress Melissa McCarthy serving up some comedy as Marbles Harsgrove, a character she created. Back in the day, she made…

Ami Angelowicz |

Melissa McCarthy Is Divine

Divine, as in Divine the infamous drag queen who was John Waters’ muse for much of his career, starring in movies like “Pink Flamingos.” Melissa McCarthy’s impression is so uncanny,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The “Bridesmaids” Sex Tape Is All Kinds Of Wrong

Was there ever any doubt that Melissa McCarthy goes there and then goes 100 paces farther? Add the “Bridesmaids” sex tape as another piece evidence in the case for her…

Jessica Wakeman |

Melissa McCarthy Knocks “SNL” Out Of The Park

There have been some good “Saturday Night Live” hosts (Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm) and some bad (January Jones). There have been far too many mediocre hosts to count. But count…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Melissa McCarthy Plays Girl Talk Jenga With Jimmy Fallon

If I could pick anyone to play Girl Talk Jenga with, it would be Melissa McCarthy and Jimmy Fallon. I thought Girl Talk questions were spicier, though, like “Who do…

Jessica Wakeman |

“Bridesmaids” Melissa McCarthy Is Designing a Plus-Size Clothing Line

Apparently winning an Emmy and being in one of the funniest movies of the year hasn’t solved comedienne Melissa McCarthy’s clothing woes. So, in order to solve the problem of…

Julie Gerstein |

Melissa McCarthy’s “Bridesmaids” Character Was Inspired By Guy Fieri

“I read the script and had such a weird, fast reaction to Megan. I knew exactly what I wanted her to look like, to sound like, and I got an…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |