The Download: Film Critic Makes Obese Comments
Actress Melissa McCarthy’s weight is blasted in a recent movie review.
New York Observer critic, Rex Reed, calls the Oscar-nominated actress a “female hippo” and “tractor-sized” in a review of McCarthy’s New Movie Identity Thief.
Reed also added her career is a study in “being obese and obnoxious with equal success.”
McCarthy received an Oscar nomination for her 2011 role in the movie, Bridesmaids.
Bridesmaid’s film director, Paul Feig, responded to Reed’s review tweeting, “For his catty and school bully name-calling of the supremely talented Melissa McCarthy, I cordially invite Mr. Rex Reed to go (expletive) himself.”