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How Melissa McCarthy Embraced Her 'Shortcomings' to Become a Hollywood Leading Lady: 'I'll Take Me as I Am'

Originally posted 04/08/2016 01:00PM

Buoyed by her hilarious turns in Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, The Heat, Tammy and Spy, each of which grossed more than $100 million worldwide, Melissa McCarthy has become one of the most successful stars in Hollywood.

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Melissa McCarthy Loves Real-Life Bosses: I'm Fascinated by Strong, Unapologetic Women

Originally posted 04/08/2016 10:00AM

Melissa McCarthy says she looked to a long line of not-so-nice women for motivation ahead of tackling her new role in The Boss, and she's not apologizing for admiring qualities that might put other people off.

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20 Life Lessons We Learned from Troop Beverly Hills

Get Ready for The Boss by Celebrating That Other Girl Scout Classic Troop Beverly Hills

Originally posted 04/07/2016 04:50PM

Melissa McCarthy's new comedy, The Boss, arrives in theaters on Friday. Given McCarthy's string of box office successes, the movie seems primed to be a hit. And we're stoked too, but the premise of the film has us recalling another female-led comedy: The 1989 Shelley Long cult hit Troop Beverly Hills.

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Melissa McCarthy Gushes About Gilmore Girls Before Announcing Her Return for the Netflix Revival: 'I'm Really Proud of That Show'

Originally posted 04/07/2016 01:00PM

Much to the delight of Gilmore Girls fans, Melissa McCarthy is coming aboard Netflix's upcoming revival of the beloved series, revealing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that they locked it down an hour-and-a-half before she chatted with DeGeneres.

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Gilmore Girls Star Yanic Truesdale on Returning to Stars Hollow Without Melissa McCarthy: 'There's a Member of the Family Missing'

Originally posted 04/06/2016 05:20PM

The fans aren't the only ones who will be mourning Sookie's (Melissa McCarthy) absence in the upcoming Gilmore Girls revival.

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Melissa McCarthy to Receive MTV Movie Awards' Comedic Genius Award

Melissa McCarthy to Receive MTV Movie Awards' Comedic Genius Award

Originally posted 04/06/2016 10:50AM

Melissa McCarthy: actress, writer, producer and now, officially anointed comedic genius.

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Melissa McCarthy Says She Saves R-Rated High Jinks for the Screen: It's 'Fun' to Play the 'Opposite of Me'

Melissa McCarthy Says She Saves R-Rated High Jinks for the Screen: It's 'Fun' to Play the 'Opposite of Me'

Originally posted 04/04/2016 03:20PM

Melissa McCarthy is nothing like her kooky, onscreen characters in movies like Tammy and the upcoming comedy The Boss – and that's partly why she enjoys playing them.

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