Melissa McCarthy

Is He Still Talking?
Is He Still Talking?
Critic Rex Reed is once again talking about Melissa McCarthy, but he's still not offering an apology for disparaging her weight and comparing her to a tractor in his film review of 'Identity Thief.' Last week, McCarthy finally took time out of her schedule to address the comments, elegantly saying she felt bad for the clearly unhappy Reed. But of course he couldn't let her have the last word. Read
Take That
Take That
Back in February, movie critic Rex Reed saw the movie 'Identity Thief,' and instead of judging it based on its content, decided to hone in on one of the film's stars, Melissa McCarthy, and attack her weight. Because he's classy like that. In his piece he referred to the 'Bridesmaids' actress as "tractor-sized" and a "female hippo," and pretty much everyone called him out for it
Sorry Rex Reed, Melissa McCarthy Is Laughing From the Box Office All the Way to the Bank
Sorry Rex Reed, Melissa McCarthy Is Laughing From the Box Office All the Way to the Bank
Say what you want about the cinematic quality of 'Identity Thief,' but you can't deny Melissa McCarthy's box office power. Despite -- or perhaps because of -- idiotic, sexist and ignorant reviewer Rex Reed's comments about McCarthy's size in his scathing review of the film, it was a box office heavyweight, debuting at No. 1.