Melissa McCarthy Says She Can’t Hold a Purse on Her Shoulder: “God, I Want That Was a Joke”

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Melissa McCarthy is able to many issues most individuals aren’t: Giving not one however two Oscar-nominated performances, successful Emmys, being humorous and performing her personal stunts.

However there’s one factor, a way more widespread factor, that she says she is unable to do.

“I’ve executed a whole lot of stunts however I couldn’t, for any period of time or cash, hold a handbag on my shoulder,” McCarthy stated on The Ellen DeGeneres Present on Thursday. “God, I want that was a joke. I’m constructed considerably like a Christmas tree; I’ve no shoulders in any respect…I can not carry a woman’s purse. I can not do it.”

So the actress opts to hold her purses by hand somewhat than put on them on her shoulder.

She has usually been seen carrying purses in public, and her character additionally has one in the crime drama The Kitchen.

“We might be doing these aggressive scenes and I would be like…’I am so sorry, my purse,'” she stated. “After which there’s scenes the place I simply began weirdly clutching it like a uncooked steak. I can not carry a woman’s bag.”

Within the movie, set in New York Metropolis within the ’70s, McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish play mob wives and girlfriends who take over for his or her important others after they go to jail.

The Kitchen is ready for launch on August 9.

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