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In movies and TV, plus-size actresses finally assume leading roles

Mar 17, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Plus-size actresses are slowly getting the recognition they deserved

Melissa McCarthy wins worst-actress Razzie, but there's a silver lining

Feb 24, 2019 - 10:59 AM

The actress earns a Razzie for her roles in 'The Happytime Murders,' and 'Life of the Party'

'Sesame Street' creators sue over lewd puppet murder mystery

May 27, 2018 - 1:45 PM

'The Happytime Murders' stars Melissa McCarthy who teams up with puppet detective to solve a string of grisly murders

WATCH: Celebrities star in Super Bowl 2017 commercials

Feb 05, 2017 - 6:11 PM

Justin Bieber appears in an ad for T Mobile Lady Gaga for Tiffany Melissa McCarthy for Kia and more

Ketika Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling, Margot Robbie dan lainnya membaca ‘Mean Tweets’

Sep 22, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Kiefer Sutherland mengacungkan jari tengah Chris Evans dan Paul Rudd tertawa lepas Melissa McCarthy membaca ‘Mean Tweets’ dengan semangat dan banyak lagi

WATCH: Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling, Margot Robbie, and more read 'Mean Tweets'

Sep 22, 2016 - 1:29 PM

Kiefer Sutherland flips off his troll Chris Evans and Paul Rudd have a good laugh Melissa McCarthy reads her Mean Tweet with gusto and more

Screengrab from YouTube/Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jennifer Lawrence tops 'Forbes' 'Highest-Paid Actresses 2016' list

Aug 24, 2016 - 10:21 AM

Jennifer Lawrence is the highest paid actress for the second year in a row followed by Melissa McCarthy and Scarlett Johansson

HIGHEST-PAID ACTRESS. Jennifer Lawrence tops 'Forbes' highest-paid actresses list 2016. File photo shows Jennifer at a global fan screening of 'X-Men Apocalypse' in London. Photo by Will Oliver/EPA

'Ghostbuster' Leslie Jones quits Twitter over racist abuse

Jul 19, 2016 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Leslie Jones exposes Twitter users who called her a gorilla among other racist comments after the release of Ghostbusters

'Ghostbusters' Review: A rewarding reboot

Jul 18, 2016 - 6:37 PM

The film proves that a reboot does not have to reinvent the formula All it needs is a drastic bend in perspective to make the familiar grooves of a summer blockbuster seem fresh writes Oggs Cruz

The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS.

WATCH: Which of Melissa McCarthy's past characters would she have a beer with?

Jul 14, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Is it Susan Cooper from Bridesmaids Shannon Mullins from The Heat or her latest character Abby from Ghostbusters?

ABBY. Melissa McCarthy plays Abby in the new 'Ghostbusters' movie. Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

WATCH: 8 Things to know about the all-female 'Ghostbusters' reboot

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:21 PM

Melissa McCarthy Kristen Wiig Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are set to star in a hilarious new Ghostbusters with Chris Hemsworth

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones  are set to star in the 'Ghostbusters' reboot. Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Movie reviews: What critics are saying about the new 'Ghostbusters'

Jul 13, 2016 - 4:28 PM

Do the new Ghostbusters – Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones – answer the call? Here s what the critics think of the new Ghostbusters film

Screengrab from YouTube/Sony Pictures Entertainment

'Ghostbusters' backlash reflects Hollywood's sexism problem

Jun 29, 2016 - 11:14 PM

The Ghostbusters reboot trailer has almost 900 000 dislikes while director Paul Feig is bombarded with death threats and misogyny on social media

GHOSTBUSTERS. Paul Feig's 'Ghostbusters' reboot, which features an all-female cast as opposed to the all-male original, draws criticism. Screengrab from YouTube/Sony Pictures Entertainment

WATCH: Melissa McCarthy's 'Lip Sync Battle' with Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show'

Apr 05, 2016 - 9:42 PM

Melissa crushes her competition with her takes on DMX s X Gon Give It To You and Colors of the Wind from Disney s Pocahontas

Screengrab from YouTube/The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

WATCH: 'Ghostbusters' reboot trailer shows new all-female cast in action

Mar 03, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are the new Ghostbusters

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IN PHOTOS: Meet the cast of the 'Ghostbusters' reboot

Feb 04, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Chris Hemsworth Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy and more star in the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Wiig, and Melissa McCarthy star in the 2016 'Ghostbusters' reboot. Photos courtesy of Columbia Pictures

FULL LIST: Winners, 2016 People's Choice Awards

Jan 07, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Ellen DeGeneres receives the Humanitarian award while The Big Bang Theory and Taylor Swift each grab 3 awards

Jennifer Lawrence tops list of highest-paid actresses

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Forbes also notes that male leads take bigger profit cuts than female leads

JENNIFER LAWRENCE. The 'Hunger Games' star is the highest paid actress

Melissa McCarthy honored with Hollywood Star

May 20, 2015 - 11:25 AM

Melissa is the 2 552nd recipient of a star on Hollywood Boulevard

'Despicable Me 2' tops in US for a second week

Jul 15, 2013 - 7:41 AM

Minions adults and gigantic robots rule ticket sales in the US

WATCH IT AGAIN. The Minions are lovable and fun to watch. Image from the 'Despicable Me 2' Facebook page

'Despicable Me 2' tops American box office

Jul 08, 2013 - 8:08 AM

Gru and his minions reign the US box office

CUTE GIBBERISH. Catch the minions in 'Despicable Me 2.' Image from the movie's Facebook page