Guy Fieri Inspired Melissa McCarthy’s Bridesmaids Character


Are you ready for something that, once you see it, you can never, ever un-see it? Melissa McCarthy was on Conan last night discussing her breakout Bridesmaids character. She admitted that, "Really, when I first read it, the first person that I thought of was Guy Fieri from the Food Network. I wanted to do the shirt, the Kangol. Every scene I would have my glasses on the back of my head." Eventually, though, her homage tiptoed into Single White Female territory: "I tried for a long time to convince them to let me wear short, white, spiky hair, and they were like, 'You can't actually be Guy Fieri.' Cut it off at some point!" Could we recast the whole Bridesmaids cast with foodie stars? Go ahead: Who's the Nigella? Who's the Giada? [via Splitsider]