Remember the story about how cousins Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy aren’t close these days? One part of the story claimed that Melissa resented Jenny for telling her she needed to lose weight if she wanted to make it in Hollywood. Obviously Melissa has “made it” without putting herself through a grueling weight loss. Now Jenny is setting the record straight. RELATED: Is Melissa McCarthy skipping her cousin Jenny McCarthy’s wedding?
Jenny told People that particular story is NOT true.
There is a crazy story going around that I once told my cousin, Melissa, that she would have to lose weight in order to get into show business. Nothing could be further from the truth.
“When she was starting out, I was fortunate enough to be in a position to get her a job on a show I was doing, to learn the ropes and get some experience on a TV set in front of the camera and behind the scenes. She has accomplished everything she has accomplished through hard work and her extraordinary talent, and I’ve only ever encouraged and supported and wished her the very best.”
I hope the story that they are practically estranged aren’t true. Ultimately, all you have is family!
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