Posts tagged "new york observer"

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 McCarthy's films. Had she been younger when she read such a comment, the 42-year-old actress said, "It may have crushed me." […
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 13, 2013

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 Thief," he called her "tractor-sized" and as big as a "hippo." Isn’t it interesting, I thought, that a man, who himself is part…
By: Elle Chase / February 11, 2013

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 to her as a "hippo" in his review of "Identity Thief." Asshole. [NY Observer] Amelia was freaking out yesterday over this blonde, buxom…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 7, 2013