In Rex Reed's brutal review of "Identity Thief," a new comedy starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, the critic refers to McCarthy as "tractor-sized," and "a female hippo," slamming her as "a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success." McCarthy's cousin, Jenny, isn't having any of it.
"[Melissa is] very talented and people know that," the Playboy model-turned comedian tells E! News. "For anyone to attack like that, it's just wrong and hurtful, and it doesn't do anyone any good." In sum? "He can go to hell." (Us)