Melissa McCarthy Shuts Down Reporter Who Criticized Her Appearance

“Just know every time you write stuff, every young girl in this country reads that and they just get a little bit chipped away.”

Melissa McCarthy stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to explain the details behind a sexist review she received for her film Tammy — an experience she revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.

Melissa McCarthy stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to explain the details behind a sexist review she received for her film Tammy — an experience she revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.

The Ellen Show

Chatting with Ellen, she spoke about meeting the reporter in real life at the Toronto Film Festival, and confronting him about the sexist remarks.

Chatting with Ellen, she spoke about meeting the reporter in real life at the Toronto Film Festival, and confronting him about the sexist remarks.

The Ellen Show

He came up to me, and I was surprised that he talked to me and I said, “Would you do that to a man? If John C. Reilly played a really broken-down character and looked terrible?” I put a lot of time and effort having her completely not look like she cared about herself; it was part of how I felt she felt on the inside. I said, “Would you ever say that to a man?” And he said, “Well, I mean, you really looked bad.”

Via ellentube.com

And then she asked if he had a daughter, to make him understand the true ramifications of his words:

And then she asked if he had a daughter, to make him understand the true ramifications of his words:

The Ellen Show


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Melissa McCarthy Shuts Down Reporter Who Criticized Her Appearance

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