Melissa McCarthy Rejected by Designers

    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12:  Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 3rd Annual Governors Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Grand Ballroom on November 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Melissa McCarthy, the popular comedic actress from Bridesmaids, The Heat, and Mike & Molly, says that two years ago, when she was nominated for an Oscar, “I asked five or six designers—very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people—and they all said no.” McCarthy disclosed the snub in an interview about why she is launching her own clothing line, also admitting that when she is shopping, she rarely finds a dress she likes.

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