During the cold SNL opening, McCarthy plays Spicer, the current White House Press Secretary and Communications Director conducting a White House press briefing through the eyes of a snowflake.
From Youtube video: White House press secretary Sean Spicer (Melissa McCarthy) and secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos (Kate McKinnon) take questions from the press (Bobby Moynihan, Kristen Stewart, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Alex Moffat, Mikey Day). Continue reading →
Check out a twenty-something Melissa McCarthy starring in her very first Hollywood headshots!
McCarthy, now 44, commissioned the weird shots after her first L.A. agent, (who worked above a sandwich shop,) told her she would need them..
“I literally thought I had the only two hard copied, and when you sent them to me I was like, ‘Dear God, they’re out there,’ ” she told Norton when he asked her to explain what the audience was about to experience.
Melissa McCarthy‘s self-written “Tammy” hits movies theaters this Fourth of July weekend. And while the holiday is all about fireworks, Tammy is all about bombing..
One of the best negative reviews you will ever read period was penned by vintage movie critic, Rex Reed, soon after he sat through McCarthy’s first self-produced venture.
Here is Reed’s Tammy review in its entirety,
Written by: Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone
Directed by: Ben Falcone
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates
Running time: 96 min.
The good news is that Tammy is not a crappy remake of the 1957 Tammy movie with Debbie Reynolds that spawned three sequels and a TV comedy series. The bad news is that this one is much worse. It’s a desperate and brainless vehicle for Melissa McCarthy, which she wrote herself, with her husband, Ben Falcone, who also directed, with all the efficiency and verve of an abandoned Volkswagen on the Jersey Turnpike. Continue reading →
Melissa McCarthy is SO freaking big (as in famous,) she now employs a fully wired, middle aged bodyguard.. The actress is seen here towing the muscle around with her while shopping locally for housewares..