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Melissa McCarthy Just Stood Up For Feminism In The Best Damn Way

"How intensely boring would it be if we were all the same?"

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And she's just gone and done it again. In a new interview with Redbook Magazine, Melissa had the perfect response to being asked about body positivity:

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.


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.

"With women, there's this constant weird cultural thing where we're always supposed to be comparing ourselves with one another," she said of society's unrealistic expectations for women.