Has been movie critic Rex Reed reviewed Identity Thief and he hated the movie, but it is the description of Melissa McCarthy that is drawing fire. Reed described her as “tractor-sized,” “humongous,” and a “hippo.” He went on to a more personal level when he said “Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) is a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success.” Would Reed have gone this far describing an obese male actor? Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
Identity Thief star Melissa McCarthy is called “Hippo” in movie review
By musesofamom, on February 8, 2013 at 10:59 pm, under Ebony Mom Politics. Tags: African American, African Americans, black america, cbs, children, CNN, Current Events, media, Melissa mcCarthy, Melissa mcCarthy is a hippo, Mike and Molly, movie critic calls melissa mccarthy a hippo, MSNBC, politics, Rex Reed, television, Women, working women. 1 Comment
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