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Will Melissa McCarthy Appear in 'Gilmore Girls' Revival After All?

Melissa McCarthy is opening up about the upcoming Netflix revival of Gilmore Girls.

The 45-year-old actress, who starred as Sookie on the beloved WB series, sadly won’t be appearing with the rest of the cast.

“I don’t think I am,” Melissa told E!‘s Marc Malkin. “I didn’t actually get asked to do it. But I think they thought I was busy, and then by the time it did come up, then I actually was.”

She added, “I’m actually thrilled that it’s happening. I loved that show, and I think the fans for that show are super loyal and great and I will watch every single one of them.”

Meanwhile, her former co-star Milo Ventimiglia recently revealed that his character Jess is returning to Stars Hollow “a little salty.”

Melissa McCarthy on Women Who Say They're Not Feminists: 'That Sounds So Dumb'

Melissa McCarthy shows off her slimmed down figure on the cover of Redbook magazine’s April 2016 issue, on newsstands March 15.

Here’s what the 45-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On people who say they’re not feminists: “I always think, ‘Oh, that sounds so dumb.’ And I don’t mean that in a hateful way. It just sounds so ill-informed. Do you think women should be paid less? You don’t believe in equality for women? I think people have worked hard to put a negative spin on the word.”

On judging other women: “With women, there’s this constant weird cultural thing where we’re always supposed to be comparing ourselves with one another. Who wore it best? Whose butt’s better? Instead, how about if everyone wins? How intensely boring would it be if we were all the same?”

On talking to her daughters about body image: “Give me your best punch in the face, and I’ll take that punch, rather than have my kid feel bad about herself….There’s an epidemic in our country of girls and women feeling bad about themselves based on what .5% of the human race looks like. It starts very young. My message is that as long as everybody’s healthy, enjoy and embrace whatever body type you have.”

For more from Melissa, visit RedbookMag.com.

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'Ghostbusters' International Trailer Features Lots More Chris Hemsworth - Watch Now!

The international trailer for Ghostbusters just debuted online, and features a whole lot more Chris Hemsworth than the original first trailer!

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones star in the film as the four new Ghostbusters in the female reboot of the popular 80s film.

“Director Paul Feig combines all the paranormal fighting elements that made the original franchise so beloved with a cast of new characters, played by the funniest actors working today,” Sony says of the new film.

The movie will hit theaters on July 15.

'Ghostbusters' Female Reboot Trailer Debuts - Watch Now!

The first trailer for the Ghostbusters reboot – starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones – has just hit the web!

“Ghostbusters are for everybody. The first movie worked because it had four of the funniest people and I just want the funniest people and the funniest people are these women,” director Paul Feig said about the reboot.

Making a brief appearance in the trailer is Chris Hemsworth, but not much is known about any of the characters as the plot details were largely under wraps. The trailer may allude that Chris ends up as some sort of ghost!

The movie will hit theaters on July 15.

Melissa McCarthy Plays Crazed Game Show Contestant in Cut 'SNL' Sketch - Watch Now!

Melissa McCarthy flashes a smile while arriving at LAX Airport on Wednesday (February 17) in Los Angeles.

The 45-year-old funny lady hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend, and one of the show’s cut sketches just hit the web!

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In the sketch, Melissa played a contestant on Supermarket Spree named Padget. Melissa gets pretty intense when taking on Vanessa Bayer. At one point, Melissa grabs a jar of mayo and just goes to town!

Watch below…


Melissa McCarthy Plays Crazed Game Show Contestant in Cut ‘SNL’ Sketch

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Melissa McCarthy Accidentally Sings About Hosting 'SNL' Five Times - Watch Now!

Melissa McCarthy puts on a flashy dance number to celebrate her fifth Saturday Night Live hosting appearance on Saturday (February 13).

The 45-year-old actress was stopped mid-dance routine when Kenan Thompson told her that he had Googled her hosting record while he was backstage and discovered that Melissa had really only hosted four and 1/16 times.

Instead of getting a “Five Time’s Club” jacket, she gets her own personalized jacket displayed on a banana with googly eyes.

Watch Melissa’s opening monologue, posted by Gossip Cop, below!


Melissa McCarthy’s Opening Monologue on ‘SNL’

Melissa McCarthy & Kanye West Get Ready for the 'Biggest Show Ever' in 'SNL' Promo

Melissa McCarthy and Kanye West share the stage in a new promo for this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live.

The 45-year-old Ghostbusters actress will be taking on hosting duties while Kanye will be joining her as musical guest.

In the promo, the duo is joined by SNL cast member Taran Killam who says it will be “the biggest show ever.” When Melissa tells Taran to stop, he doesn’t quite have the reaction she’s expecting.

Check out the entire promo below…


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