Melissa McCarthy Lip Sync Battle Against Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show
Same attitude goes for lip syncing.
The actress took on “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon on Monday and killed it with her version of “Colors of the Wind” from the movie “Pocahontas,” clutching a (rather stiff) heron and otter flung to her in the breeze against a forest backdrop.
Pocahontas Song Dominates Melissa McCarthy Lip Synch Battle
Combined with her foot-stomping, finger-pointing domination of DMX’s “Gon’ Give It to Ya,” the actress overwhelmed Fallon and his cute take on “Brand New Pair of Roller Skates” and his disturbingly intimate moments with a pillow in “PILLOWTALK” from Zayn Malik.
By the time the glitter rains down on McCarthy, we know who’s “The Boss.”
Melissa McCarthy Character in The Boss Bears Uncanny Resemblance to Martha Stewart
In “The Boss,” opens Friday, McCarthy’s character Michelle Darnell bears a number of similarities to Martha Stewart, though the actress won’t confirm that the lifestyle guru served as an inspiration. “I can’t say,” McCarthy coyly replies during a recent appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
The “Bridesmaids” actress describes her character as the “47th wealthiest woman in the world who wields her power intensely” who also is an “incredible narcissist and is into, like, self-help books.”
Inspired by a Groundlings sketch character created more than a decade ago, “The Boss” tells the story of an ambitious woman who goes on a mission to rebrand herself as America’s Sweetheart by building a brownie empire after being released from incarceration.
Either way, the “Mike and Molly” alum’s costar Kristen Bell says that on screen McCarthy’s performance is a good thing in “The Boss.”
The “Frozen” star, who is no stranger to comedies with roles in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Couples Retreat,” gushed about McCarthy to Made in Hollywood, calling her a “comedic genius,” adding, “She is just impenetrably funny. You cannot throw her off, but she’s also kind of a walking human heart. She’s exceptionally kind and emotionally connected.”
See the entire Lip Sync Battle below: