As a sex-crazed Catholic teenager, the "Scary Movie 3" star was paranoid that she would go to hell if she pleasured herself - so she got intimate with a cuddly toy.
McCarthy tells news show Access Hollywood Live, "When I was a little girl we learned that you had to go through puberty and 'take care of yourself' otherwise you'd go blind and deaf. That's what we learned in Catholic school - you can't enjoy yourself.
"I had a little bear...and I thought, 'If Tubby does it, he's gonna burn in hell, not me. Tubby was this bear that I had for many years and the sad part of the story is that I came home one day and my mom sold it in a garage sale."