Was Melissa McCarthy really refused by several of the top designers?
Melissa McCarthy has stirred up a backlash against fashion designers after revealing in a new interview that several top labels turned the plus-sized actress down for the 2012 Academy Awards – but TheWrap has learned that at least one was eager to work with the comedy star.
“Two Oscars ago, I couldn’t find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers–very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people–and they all said no,” McCarthy said in the July issue of Redbook.
Or is she just experiencing the same problems every plus sized woman has while shopping for clothes?
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Melissa crashes in on Ellen
Gifted with a very flamboyant personality Melissa is not shy of crashing in on a taping of Ellen’s show pretending giving her husband Ben Falcone a tour around the studio.
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Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American film and television actress, comedian, writer and producer.
McCarthy first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television seriesGilmore Girls. She worked in this supporting role from 2000 to 2007. On the ABC sitcomSamantha Who? she portrayed Dena from 2007 to 2009. McCarthy was then cast as… Continue reading on wikipedia
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