20 Times Melissa McCarthy NAILED My Life (And Yours)


She gets us.

Actress and comedian Melissa McCarthy has had roles in TV shows and movies such as Gilmore Girls, Bridesmaids, and The Heat. She also recently helped Saturday Night Live reach its highest rating in SIX years with her parody of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

It’s no surprise that Melissa McCarthy’s performances are so popular — she’s obviously a completely HILARIOUS comedian.


But she's much more than just an actress and comedian. In addition to making people laugh for a living, Melissa McCarthy designs clothes.

She launched her own line called Melissa McCarthy Seven7.

Dissatisfied with the limited range of sizes that designers and clothing companies provide (namely, the fact that most companies end their sizes at 12), Melissa sought to create her own clothing line with sizes available for all women.

She frequently speaks out about body image and the importance of being comfortable in your own skin.


Melissa McCarthy isn’t afraid to speak out about feminism or body image, and she’s definitely not afraid to make jokes about the Trump administration. She knows how to make people laugh and she talks about things that people care about.

She speaks her mind, and she is completely genuine. To help show you just how great of a role model Melissa McCarthy is, here are 20 funny quotes that prove she's hilarious and completely REAL. 

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

"When I believe in something, I'm like a dog with a bone." Melissa McCarthy

"It's funny; as I get older I'm reverting to my roots - I want to plant stuff." —Melissa McCarthy

"When someone really believes in what they're saying, but it's crazy, it's like my favorite thing on earth." —Melissa McCarthy

"Hollywood wants to make women so perfect. Perfect hair. Perfect job. Perfect manners... I know some of the most beautiful women, and they are so weird. That's what makes them funny and captivating." —Melissa McCarthy

"I could eat healthier, I could drink less. I should be learning another language and working out more, but I'm just always saying, 'Ah, I could get hit by a bus tomorrow.'" —Melissa McCarthy

"I watch HGTV like a maniac, and when it's bad, it's like some crazy college guy watching a football game." —Melissa McCarthy

"In my 20s I used to cry about why I wasn't thinner or prettier, but I want to add that I also used to cry about things like: 'I wish my hair would grow faster...’ It was a decade of tears." —Melissa McCarthy

"I am not a princess, I don't want to be referred to as a princess - I find that super creepy." —Melissa McCarthy

"I don't know any neighborhoods where everyone's walking around in seven-inch heels and perfect makeup." —Melissa McCarthy

"As a teenager I went all Goth, but I wasn't mopey enough. I would pretend to be, but I'd end up making people laugh." —Melissa McCarthy

"Part of being young is you thinking that gaining 6 lbs. is the end of the world." —Melissa McCarthy

"Everybody's a train wreck in their own very special way. But there's something wildly freeing about someone who's unapologetic, who knows they're a wreck and doesn't even try to hide it, just bulldozes through life." —Melissa McCarthy

"I have caught my reflection and thought, 'Oof. That girl is struggling. That girl is tired.' I've had mornings where I'm like, 'Oh God, I have weird hair.'" —Melissa McCarthy

"Some days, I want to be prim and proper, and others, I want to be in a band." —Melissa McCarthy

"I love to watch someone who just goes for it and isn't worried about whether it's silly or awkward or unflattering." —Melissa McCarthy

"If somebody's doing something, and you're laughing, and at the same time you're so embarrassed for them, it's my absolute kind of favorite type of laugh." —Melissa McCarthy

"I'm like a three-and-a-half, four-hour-a-night sleeper. It's not enough to function." —Melissa McCarthy

"There was a three-year chunk as a teen where I should have been tranquilized and put in a cage." —Melissa McCarthy

"Comedy to me is all about the bumps and bruises and weird tics." —Melissa McCarthy

"I don't like to do anything that's mean spirited just because I don't find it funny. I'd rather be the jackass than makes fun of somebody else. It just seems too cheap and easy." —Melissa McCarthy