The hilarious Melissa McCarthy has stepped out rocking a new and much slimmer look.
The comedienne turned actress wowed onlookers at the ARTS Express Yourself event in Santa Monica, California over the weekend by turning up on the red carpet and showing off her incredible new trim physique after dropping a whopping 20 kilograms.
And we must say she look’s fantastic!
The Tammy star, who’s known for her larger-than-life personality, kept things casual with black pants and a patterned blue jacket as she arrived with her movie director husband, Ben Falcone, in tow.
The 44-year-old who once admitted crying over her weight as a young girl, is said to have lost 20.4 kilograms in just a couple of months by following a strict low carb, high protein diet.
“Melissa realised she wasn’t being as healthy as she could be,” a close pal told Star Magazine.
“She wants to set a good example for her kids and she wants to be around to become a grandmother too.”
Earlier this year, the Oscar-nominee opened up about how growing up, she wanted to be thinner.
"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. I wish I had different shoes,” she told People Magazine.
During the emotional interview, the Bridesmaids actress also admitted how she had to develop thicker skin and let the rude comments slide in order to realise her full beauty and potential. "I've never felt like I needed to change," she said.