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Melissa McCarthy takes a swipe at Ghostbusters haters

She’s not happy about the backlash the movie is getting before people have even seen it.

By Elizabeth Best
Listen up, internet critics! Melissa McCarthy has had it with you slamming her new film Ghostbusters before you’ve even seen it.
The sassy comedic actress took aim at all the internet haters already complaining about the movie in an interview with The Guardian.
"All those comments, 'You’re ruining my childhood!’ I mean, really," Melissa fumed.She then went on to defend her co-stars Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. "Four women doing any movie on earth will destroy your childhood?"
Melissa, pictured with Kate, Kristen, Leslie and director Paul Feig, thinks the vitriol comes from the cast being women.
She continued, "I have a visual of those people not having a Ben [her husband], not having friends, so they’re just sitting there and spewing hate into this fake world of the Internet.
"I just hope they find a friend," she said. OUCH!
The actress, pictured here with her husband Ben Falcone, suggested maybe the critics were bitter because they didn't have anyone to come home to at night.
This isn’t the first time people involved in Ghostbusters have had to step in to defend the flick.
Director Paul Feig tried to explain his controversial decision to present the new film as a reboot rather than a sequel.
Director Paul ain't afraid of no critics.
"I don't want to go near the original ones because they're so good, and I know people get mad at me.
"A lot of people on the Internet are frustrated it's a reboot, but I honestly think it might be the better way to do it. So look, hate me if you will, I don't know what to tell you," Paul said.
See the official Ghostbusters trailer that has the internet up in arms here! Post continues...
Melissa’s fellow Ghostbuster Leslie Jones also shut down premature critics, who were upset that the new gang would be all female. "Why can't a regular person be a Ghostbuster?" Leslie tweeted. "I'm confused," before adding, "Just go see the movie!"
She then got worked up and proclaimed , “It’s not a man, woman, race or class thang! It’s a Ghostbusters thang! And as far as I’m concerned, we all Ghostbusters. STAND TALL!”
Ghostbusters will hit Australian cinemas July 14.

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