"The kind of character I hate," says Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, "is when it’s ‘Look at this crazy character who’s so dumb and let’s just laugh at this person.’ Melissa never lost the humanity of Megan and played her as someone unabashedly proud of who she is."

Entertainment Weekly February 3rd, 2012 | Melissa McCarthy, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal as Megan in Bridesmaids

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