10 Things You Didn’t Know About Melissa McCarthy

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She won us over as Sookie St. James on Gilmore Girls nearly 15 years ago, and she’s still killing it at everything to this very day; now more than ever, actually. So, isn’t it about time that we showed some respect for Melissa McCarthy? Yeah, we thought so too.

Although she’s well past her teen years (since she’s over 40 years old), every teenager’s got a soft spot for the Emmy Award-winning actress. So, in honor of her new film, Tammy — in theaters rightthissecond! — here are ten things you didn’t know about Melissa McCarthy on this fine Woman Crush Wednesday.