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Melissa McCarthy; Amy Schumer


Melissa McCarthy Mistaken For Amy Schumer

The ‘Bridesmaids’ star said it was a ‘compliment.’

Melissa McCarthy; Amy Schumer

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Melissa McCarthy had a strange experience when one fan recognized her — but thought she was Amy Schumer! Thankfully Melissa, 49, had no hard feelings about the awkward run in and said it was ultimately a “compliment.”

The Bridesmaids star talked about the incident while chatting with Ellen DeGeneres on her eponymous talk show on Monday, February 17. It happened when Melissa was doing a hidden camera prank with Ellen on the show.

For the prank, Melissa went to a local dry cleaner and pretended to faint. Cameras caught the reactions of the real customers.