1. Rex Reed, film critic for the NY Observer, published a scathing review of the new movie “Identity Thief” in which he attacked, more than anything else, actress Melissa McCarthy’s weight.
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2. Many have come out against Reed’s review, saying it was extremely insensitive and completely uncalled for.
3. In the review he referred to McCarthy as:
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8. Ending the review by calling her a…
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9. After the review began to pick up steam on social media, people have been attacking the insensitivity of Reed focusing solely on McCarthy’s weight.
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