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Melissa McCarthy's Romantic Night Out!

6/22/2015 5:08pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone shared a romantic night out on Sunday, while Melissa shoots the new Ghostbusters reboot in Boston. According to People, the couple stopped into the Mare Oyster Bar, a chic seafood spot in Boston's Italian North End.

For dinner? The couple had a few oysters on the half shell to start (they were at an oyster bar, after all, and then ordered a pair of scrumptious-sounding seafood dishes afterward. "Pan-seared salmon with white bean puree, roasted fennel and shallots with bagna cauda sauce, as well as pan-roasted halibut with corn and clam chowder, ...
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See The First Photos From The 'Ghostbusters' Reboot!

6/18/2015 11:42pm EDT
Paul Feig
Ghostbusters has begun filming! According to People, the upcoming reboot of Ghostbusters (starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon as the titular ghostbusting foursome) is now shooting in Boston. You know what that means: we finally get our first look at the new film!

Already, set photos are popping up online. Several leaked onto Twitter on Thursday- the first shows Wiig looking very stern, as two guys beat the snot out of each other, barely a foot away.

Leaked from the set! First pic from #Ghostbusters reboot! #KristenWiig filming in #Everett, Washington....
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Melissa McCarthy Started A Clothing Line

6/14/2015 10:12am EDT
Melissa McCarthy
In this week's exclusive cover story, Melissa McCarthy talks to PEOPLE about her most memorable roles and her road to Hollywood super stardom.

From her Oscar-nominated turn as bawdy, overly self-confident sister of the groom in Bridesmaids to her office wallflower turned secret agent in her No.1 box office hit Spy, she prides herself on finding the streak of sanity in the craziest of characters.

"Funny is funny, and it can come in 8 billion different shades and flavors, so I think it's silly to kind of limit it," McCarthy shares.

Decades after quitting college to explore comedy, McCarthy...
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McCarthy Is Spectacularly Awesome In 'Spy'

6/5/2015 1:18pm EDT
Melisa McCarthy Is Spectacular In 'Spy' - Proves To Be The Stron
There are two things I love: comedy and good comedy. Luckily, 'Spy,' has both in spades. Directed by ‘Bridesmaid’’s Paul Feig and starring the eff-tacular Melissa McCarthy, ‘Spy’ asks what if Miss MoneyPenny stepped from behind her desk to save James Bond? Although '24' and ‘Chuck’ briefly touched on that, it doesn't hurt to re-visit it again. Like the parody homage films before it, 'Spy' is part 'Bad Boys' and part 'Hot Fuzz,' paying deference to the spy and action films before it, while establishing its own incredibly high action standard yet maintaining non-stop hilarious humour.

I love...
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Melissa McCarthy's Awesome Tribute To Jon Stewart (Video)

6/4/2015 5:00pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy Wears Dress With Jon Stewart's Face During 'Dai
Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show on Comedy Central later this year, and plenty of recent guests on the program have expressed their thanks for Stewart's work over the years. But on Wednesday, actress Melissa McCarthy may have come up with the funniest tribute yet.

McCarthy, who appeared on the show to promote her new movie Spy, wore a kimono-style dress that was covered with multiple images of Stewart's face.

Stewart reacted to the gag immediately, saying "You know, I've wanted to say this to you for a long time. I am all over you like a cheap suit."

Stewart asked McCarthy "What o...
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What Is Melissa McCarthy's Weight Loss Secret?

6/4/2015 8:34am EDT
Melissa McCarthy's 50 Pound Weight Loss Secret? She's 'Crying Of
When Melissa McCarthy earned a star on the Walk of Fame last month, she did so as a slimmer, sleeker woman. She'd lost nearly 50 pounds! Now, the "Spy" star is finally opening up about how she lost all the weight. It's so much easier than you'd think.

On Wednesday, Melissa appeared on "CBS This Morning" (via E!) to tell the world exactly how she shed so many pounds. Her secret? "Just crying a lot," came the surprise reveal. "I'm crying off the pounds."

Well, not really. That one was a joke; her real secret is trying to live as stress-free as possible.

"I feel amazing and I finally said, ...
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We Love Melissa McCarthy's Latest Look - Read Why

6/2/2015 10:59am EDT
Melissa McCarthy Wears Own Dress From Her New Clothing Line At N
Melissa McCarthy promoted her new clothing line "Melissa McCarthy Seven7" by wearing one of her own creations at the New York City premiere of "Spy."

The 44-year-old actress donned a pink, floor-length patterned gown on Monday to showcase her collection, which is manufactured by Sunrise Brands. The clothing line will launch in August.

She recently told People about her favorite piece from the collection: "There's a sweater with a cat drawn on it that's saying 'Meow,' and my daughter drew it and it just kinds of breaks my heart."

McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone have two daughters: Vivian...
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Melissa McCarthy Continues To Show Off Noticeably Slimmer Figure

5/26/2015 12:11pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy Promotes 'Spy' In Germany, Looks Fantastic: See
There's been a lot of buzz about Melissa McCarthy lately. First, she's been starring in some hilarious films. Second, she's looking better than ever after dropping almost 50 pounds.

The actress, 44, plays Susan Cooper, a deskbound CIA analyst whose work is crucial behind the scenes in new film "Spy." When her partner falls off the grid and another agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover. Jason Statham also stars. The film opens in theaters on June 5.

She looked great at the Berlin premiere on Monday, stepping out in leather pants, a gold patterned blouse and strappy san...
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Melissa McCarthy Drops Nearly 50 Pounds

5/21/2015 8:36am EDT
Melissa McCarthy Looks Fabulous After Weight Loss, Shows Off New
Melissa McCarthy was given a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Tuesday, and the actress showed off her new, slimmer figure.

The "Spy" star, 44, wore a purple kimono-style dress with nude sandals. She was smiling and obviously very confident. The star looked much different than she did at the June, 2014, premiere of "Tammy" (above right).

McCarthy, who also stars on the TV series "Mike & Molly," reportedly lost nearly 50 pounds. She once told People magazine that she was happy with her size and wanted to project that confidence onto her two daughters, Vivian and Georgette.

"I've never...
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Channing Tatum Casting SHOCKER!

3/10/2015 11:44am EDT
'Ghostbusters' Calls On Channing Tatum To 'Expand Ghostbusters U
Channing Tatum will star in a new "Ghostbusters" film that will be the male counterpart to the all-female "Ghostbusters" film, scheduled for release in July 2016.

Sony studios revealed on Monday that it's setting up Ghost Corps, a production company led by original "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman and the film's original star Dan Aykroyd. The two are setting up shop to work with Tatum and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" directors Joe and Anthony Russo.

The all-female film will be directed by Paul Feig and will star Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.
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'Transformers,' Cameron Diaz Rack Up Multiple Razzie Awards (See the Complete List)

1/14/2015 8:41am EST
'Transformers,' Cameron Diaz Rack Up Multiple Razzie Awards
We're currently entrenched in awards season; the time of year when everyone gathers 'round to explain which movies of the past year were the best, and why.

And one brave group gathers to do the exact opposite.

That's right, it's Razzie time!

The nominations for this year's Razzie awards have been announced in full, proclaiming the absolute worst crap that's been shoveled into theaters this year.

As has quickly become the norm, last year's "Transformers" installment, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," has racked up seven nominations, including Worst Picture, Worst Director and Worst Scre...
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2015 Golden Globes Fashion: The Best, Worst & Most Exposed Stars

1/12/2015 9:24am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Golden Globe Awards
Strapless gowns dominated the red carpet at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Celebrities flooded the red carpet wearing big smiles and flaunting their fabulous figures wearing Versace, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen and other designer clothing.

Fashion highlights included Viola Davis in a crimson Donna Karan gown with a beaded bodice and Katie Holmes looking simple yet stunning in Marchesa.

In contrast, Keira Knightley's custom-made dress reportedly took 30 people to make, but it was a little dowdy for the star-studded affair.

Check out the best and worst of the night and...
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People's Choice Awards Winners And Highlights

1/8/2015 8:36am EST
'Big Bang Theory,' 'Grey's Anatomy' Win Big At People's Choice A
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Grey's Anatomy" were some of the biggest winners at the 2015 People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater.

Long-running medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" took home the most trophies, including Favorite Network TV Drama, Favorite Dramatic TV Actor and Actress for Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo. Former cast member Sandra Oh was named the Favorite TV Character We Miss Most.

"The Big Bang Theory" also cleaned up, winning awards for Favorite TV Show, Favorite Network TV Comedy, and Favorite Comedic TV Actress for Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting.
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Bill Murray To Sing Christmas Carols For Sofia Coppola

10/14/2014 10:21am EDT
Bill Murray To Sing Christmas Carols For Sofia Coppola
Bill Murray and director Sofia Coppola team up once again in a Christmas special for television where he will be performing classic Christmas carols.

Murray revealed in an intrivew with Variety that he is excited at the prospect of working with Coppola again.

“It’s not going to be live,” Murray stated. “We’re going to do it like a little movie. It won’t have a format, but it’s going to have music. It will have texture. It will have threads through it that are writing. There will be prose. It will have a patina style and wit to it. It will be nice.”

Murray currently stars in the much talk...
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Rumor Patrol: Zac Efron's Sugar Momma, Bruce Willis To Be A Grandfather, More

7/26/2014 6:03pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Zac Efron's Sugar Momma, Bruce Willis To Be A Gran
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Zac Efron is Dating Michelle Rodriguez for the Money: Fans are wondering if there is an ulterior motive behind Efron getting close with Rodriguez. Star claims Efron has burned through his High School Musical millions thanks to his drug problems, and he's found a "sugar momma" in the form of Rodriguez. "Michelle thinks Zac will pay her back as soon as his paycheck comes in, but everyone is convinced that...
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Celebs We Didn't Know Were Related

7/19/2014 4:00pm EDT
Celebs We Didn't Know Were Related
The Hollywood game isn't unfortunately about how talented you are, it's about who you know. Still, having a famous sibling or relation in Hollywood isn't a guarantee for success. In fact, many celebrity sibs are unsuccessful in the industry. While some familiy pairings are obvious, some will take you by surprise.

Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy was already a household name when her cousin Melissa decided to join her in Hollywood. Jenny was already famous for her work on MTV and as a Playboy bunny. In 1997 she was the star of her sketch-comedy series "The Jenny McCar...
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Melissa McCarthy Loses Her Head While Filming 'Tammy'

7/5/2014 1:00pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy Loses Her Head While Filming 'Tammy'
Well, just her hair really - and by 'hair' we mean a wig. But not just any wig. The actress reported that the wig was $9,000 - not exactly dollar store quality.

McCarthy revealed in a Chelsea Lately interview that during a practice run for a jetski scene while filming 'Tammy' she took a bad spill on the water, and the wig, which had been pinned to her real hair, went missing in the course of the wipeout.

“I don’t remember ever leaving it. All of a sudden, I literally was like, ‘I’m in water.’ I didn’t know if I was up or down and I thought, ‘Holy god, I’ve got that wig on.'"

McCarthy, ...
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Melissa McCarthy Rocks A Leather Dress, Leopard Print Heels At 'Tammy' Premiere

7/1/2014 9:45am EDT
Melissa McCarthy Rocks A Leather Dress, Leopard Print Heels At '
Melissa McCarthy plays a woman who loses everything in one day in her new movie "Tammy", but in real life she is just the opposite. McCarthy walked the red carpet at the movie's premiere in Los Angeles wearing a leather dress paired with animal print heels.

McCarthy also posed with her husband Ben Falcone, who is listed as co-writer on the flick. In addition to directing the movie, he also stars as Tammy's boss, Keith Morgan. In the movie, Tammy (played by McCarthy) loses her husband, car and job all in the span of a day's time. In her decision to escape from her small town existenc...
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Melissa McCarthy: 'I Used To Cry About Why I Wasn't Thinner Or Prettier'

6/29/2014 9:00am EDT
Melissa McCarthy: 'I Used To Cry About Why I Wasn't Thinner Or P
She spent her 20s sobbing, her 30s settling down, and her 40s becoming Hollywood's favorite funny lady. Now Melissa McCarthy, 43, shares in this week's issue of PEOPLE how she found stardom, snagged true love with husband Ben Falcone, 40 - and got the last laugh.

Your 20s are for (lots of) tears: "Yes, in my 20s I used to cry about why I wasn't thinner or prettier, but I want to add that I also used to cry about things like: 'I wish my hair would grow faster. I wish I had different shoes…' Seriously, that's the sort of stuff I would cry about."

Raise kids who love themselves (and maybe wi...
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Hot Beefy Babes

3/9/2014 12:00pm EDT
Hot Beefy Babes
Hollywood is full of women of all shapes and sizes, and it's time to pay tribute to the sexy stars who aren't a size 0. These beefy babes are well-built, robust actresses and singers who are beautiful and talented in their own right.

Khloe Kardashian towers over her sisters, but she knows how to work it on the red carpet. She shows off her best assets and isn't afraid to flaunt her figure in form-fitting clothing.

The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star told Cosmopolitan: "I'm proud for losing weight when I wanted to and I've never resorted to surgery. I'm not against it - one day I pr...
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Fashion Fails: Marion Cotillard, Melissa McCarthy, More

10/27/2013 3:03pm EDT
Katerina Graham
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

We think Katerina Graham is going for an Egyptian queen look, but her skirt looks like it doubles as windows blinds.

Georgina Chapman's dress is too loose, the sleeves are too long, and it makes me think I'm staring into the vast emptiness of space… which I suppose is pretty cool.

Georgina Cates, on the other hand, makes me think I'm staring at someone with no sense of fashion. This should have stayed on the rack that That...
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Melissa McCarthy On Controversial 'Elle' Cover: 'I Picked The Coat'

10/22/2013 4:03pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy Elle
Melissa McCarthy has responded to controversy surrounding her recent cover of Elle by explaining the cover was her idea in the first place.

The magazine was blasted for covering up the actress in a winter coat for its Women in Hollywood issue, which printed with several different covers. Some people took issue with McCarthy's cover in comparison to Reese Witherspoon's and Shailene Woodley's covers, which showed them in a tight black dress and unitard, respectively.

However, McCarthy has revealed that the coat was her idea for the November issue. She told E!, "What I found so bizarre is I ...
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Reese Witherspoon, Naya Rivera & More Standouts At The ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards

10/22/2013 11:00am EDT
Naya Rivera
It was ladies night at the ELLE 20th annual Women in Hollywood celebration in Los Angeles at the Four Seasons Hotel on Monday.

The magazine held the soiree to honor stars including Reese Witherspoon, Melissa McCarthy, Marion Cotillard, Naomie Harris, Shailene Woodley, and director Nancy Meyers.

The stars paid tribute to each other during the event. Chelsea Handler recalled how Witherspoon helped her land a movie role, while McCarthy said one of her inspirations was Kathy Bates.

"Glee" star Naya Rivera was one of the fashion standouts in a white jumpsuit with mesh sleeves and a plunging n...
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Melissa McCarthy's ELLE Magazine Cover -- What's The Big Deal?

10/18/2013 6:04pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy
Call us clairvoyant, but last week when we first saw the six new covers of November's issue of ELLE magazine -- the 'Women In Hollywood' issue -- we had a hunch that people would soon be freaking out over Melissa McCarthy's cover.

The new issue features six different covers, including Reese Witherspoon in a little black cocktail dress; up-and-comer Shailene Woodley showing some leg in a swimsuit; Naomie Harris in a long, midriff-baring black dress; a close-up of Penelope Cruz's beautiful face; Marion Cotillard in a sports bra... and Melissa McCarthy with wind-swept hair in a heavy coat.

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Sandra Bullock Says No To 'The Heat' Sequel

10/2/2013 4:07pm EDT
The Heat
Sandra Bullock has revealed that she doesn't think she will work on a possible sequel to her surprised comedy hit The Heat, in part because of her previous track record with sequels.

The R-rated comedy, also starring Melissa McCarthy, made over $220 million worldwide against a $43 million budget. The breakout hit immediately generated buzz of a sequel.

However, Bullock recently told Entertainment Weekly, "I know they say never say never, but right now, I can’t imagine it. I don’t want to ruin what Melissa and I had. If a miracle happens where [a script] shows up that really and truly outd...
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Stars Come Out For New 'Got Your 6' PSA

8/23/2013 3:22pm EDT
Got Your 6
An impressive array of Hollywood stars have lent their support to charity organization Got Your 6 in a brand-new PSA spot.

The A-listers appearing in the clip include Mike & Molly star Melissa McCarthy (pictured above with Got Your 6 managing director Chris Marvin at the PSA taping), Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (pictured below), Renner's The Avengers co-stars Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans, Jessica Chastain, Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet and Scandal's Kerry Washington.

Other celebs who support the cause are names like Kevin Bacon, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Ryan Seacrest, Aerosmith...
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Review: 'The Heat' Is Far From Hot

6/28/2013 1:00pm EDT
'The Heat'
On paper this film must have sounded like a great idea.

A super uptight, friendless, socially awkward FBI Agent has to partner with a foul mouth, crass Boston cop in order to bring down a vicious drug lord. Add Oscar winner Sandra Bullock and Academy Award nominee Melissa McCarthy to the mix, plus director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), and you have a perfect female "buddy flick."

What could possibly go wrong?

Well, in the case of "The Heat," written by first-time screenwriter Katie Dippold, a great deal went wrong - mainly the film, which is a comedy that just isn't funny.

Not funny enough t...
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Melissa McCarthy Shrugs Off Comments From Movie Critic Who Called Her 'Tractor-Sized'

6/14/2013 9:46pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy
Actress Melissa McCarthy has spoken out over the cruel comments famed movie reviewer Rex Reed made about her while reviewing her movie Identity Thief back in February.

Reed likened the actress to a "female hippo" and referred to her as "tractor-sized" in his write-up about the film before slamming her acting skills and calling her "a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success."

McCarthy brushed off the comments in a new interview with the New York Times though, saying her first reaction was "Really? Why would [an editor] O.K. that (fo...
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Editor Disfigures Melissa McCarthy's Face And Neck On 'The Heat' Poster

6/11/2013 7:07pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy The Heat
Melissa McCarthy might be surprised when she sees herself on the poster for upcoming film The Heat.

McCarthy appears on the poster alongside co-star Sandra Bullock, who appears to have gone through some editing as well. However, the real story is what happened to McCarthy's face. It looks way too small for her body, and has the tell-tale signs of editing thanks to a blurred like around her neck and chin.

McCarthy has never been ashamed of her curves, so we doubt the demand came from the actress. Whoever ordered the change undoubtedly hired an amateur editor, as many outlets are calling it...
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Review: 'The Hangover Part III' - Someone Forgot The Funny

5/23/2013 4:00pm EDT
The Hangover Part III
I judge how good a comedy is, by how much I laugh, as well as how much the audience laughs...or doesn't, as was the case last night, sitting in the theatre, watching 'The Hangover Park 3'.

It's been two years since our guys...Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) have had any encounters with strippers, weird tigers, monkeys, gangsters or drugs.  In fact, they are all happily married and living the good life in suburbia.

The only member of the Wolf Pack who doesn't have his life together is (unsurprisingly)...Alan (Zach Galifianakis.) And now, he's off his meds. He...
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