does her best red-lipped Veronica Lake as she channels a silver screen glamour queen of the past in her Playboy photo spread.
Of course, McCarthy dispenses with all those costumes, baring all at age 39
in the summer issue hitting newsstands on Friday, as this cropped-for-work-viewing shows.
"I'm really proud of it," McCarthy told PEOPLE recently. "The pictures are really gorgeous and classy.
This is the seventh Playboy pictorial
for McCarthy, the host of NBC's Love in the Wild.
A onetime Playmate of the Year, she first appeared in the altogether in the magazine nearly 20 years ago.