Melissa McCarthy Stuns Fans With Drastic Weight Loss, Sheds a Whooping 75 Pounds

Melissa McCarthy Stuns Fans With Drastic Weight Loss, Sheds a Whooping 75 Pounds

Melissa McCarthy is known for playing bubbly characters in movies like Bridesmaids, Tammy and The Heat. However, for her latest project, she is pulling out something we have never seen before: the actress has managed to lose a whooping 75 lbs!

The weight loss comes as a transformation for her role in the latest biographical drama, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

McCarthy attends the Saturday Night Live after party in Manhattan on May 14, 2017 in New York City. 

Melissa McCarthy at “The Heat” Press Conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on June 23, 2013 in New 

The actress has been on a journey to lose weight for quite some time now. Despite the huge amount of weight she has shed, she decided to transform herself in a slow and a healthy pace. McCarthy also claimed that her weight will fluctuate forever, and she is not obsessed with being incredibly thin.

Melissa at the Los Angeles Premiere “CHiPS” at TCL Chinese Theatre on March 20, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

She looks completely unrecognizable in her new photos.

She explained that a perfect figure is just a myth and said, “I know some of those women in those magazines, who get called perfect or whose butt is supposedly better, and often they don’t even look like that in person.”

Melissa McCarthy loses 75lbs for her new project.

The actress believe perfect body is just a myth.

Talking to Refinery29, the actress said, “I’ll be up, I’ll be down, probably for the rest of my life. The thing is, if that is the most interesting thing about me, I need to go have a lavender farm in Minnesota and give this up.”

“If I, off the top of my head, name 20 of the most amazing women in my life, it’s all shapes, sizes, ages, colours, jobs. I can only go off my reality. What people pass off as ‘normal’, I just have to keep in my head that it’s bullshit,” she added

The actress decided to take a slow and healthy pace to lose weight.

She will be playing the role of author in her new movie, ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’

Melissa surely is a multi-talented entertainer; she writes, produces, and stars in top class Hollywood comedies, and is now all set to try something totally different.

Melissa McCarthy is a multi-talented entertainer.

For her new movie, Melissa will be playing the role of author turned literary falsifier, Lee Israel, who wrote biographies of influential women like Katharine Hepburn and Estee Lauder in the 60s-80s.

Her new movie is completely different from her previous projects.

She is playing the role of Lee Israel. 

The movie portrays the story of the down-and-out writer and is completely different from Melissa’s previous projects. Once Israel’s profession dries up in the early 90s, she chooses to indulge in crime. While she struggles to make a handsome earning, unable to pay rents, she starts to sell forged letters apparently written by renowned writers, playwrights and actors. Her decision doesn’t end up well.

Melissa is now playing a serious role. 

The movie’s plot revolves around crime. 

The actress is extremely hardworking when it comes to her roles.

Kudos to her for her incredible weight loss journey!

Fairplay to Melissa McCarthy for losing an incredible amount of weight to fit in the role for a movie. It shows her dedication towards her profession.

The movie is set to release later this year. 

The movie is set to be released in October this year.