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Melissa McCarthy Reveals Why She Held Up That Mariska Hargitay Sign On The Street

Melissa McCarthy Reveals Why She Held Up That Mariska Hargitay Sign On The Street

Melissa McCarthy is opening up about the story behind her “Honk!” sign for pal Mariska Hargitay.

If you missed it, Melissa hit the streets after it was revealed that Mariska had broken her ankle after a premiere in New York City, and it turns out, Melissa did it out of pure guilt.

Click inside to see what Melissa shared…

During her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Melissa opened up about how it was guilt that led her to make the sign and then campaign outside a Wienerschnitzel to get back on Mariska‘s good side.

“She sent me a really funny text just like, ‘Oh, don’t worry, I’m just here in a lot of pain, recovering.’ I guess you’re too busy to respond to my texts,” she shared, admitting she is not a great texter at all. “And so I was like, ‘Okay. Game on.’ So now, I have to make it seem like, ‘This is why I didn’t get back to you, because I was petitioning prayers.’”

After Mariska‘s text, Melissa quickly made the sign and paraded in front of a local Wienerschnitzel, asking people to honk for Mariska‘s recovery.

Melissa added that she didn’t know if all the honks were actually for Mariska, or “if they were like ‘get out of the way.’”

But, she was happy to go all out when it came to cheering up her friend.

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