Mccarthy Emmy Lead Actress Winner!
Melissa McCarthy almost fainted when she was nominated, so what did she do when she was given the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Comedy? Read on to find out.
Melissa McCarthy -- from breakout star to Emmy Award-winner.
Melissa McCarthy nearly fainted when her name was read during the 2011 Primetime Emmy nominees announcement, so how did she handle winning the Emmy for her lead role in Mike & Molly?
The CBS star donned a tiara and raised a bouquet flowers!
When Rob Lowe and Sofia Vergara read the list of nominees for Lead Actress in a Comedy series, every single lady marched up on stage and formed a support line -- or beauty pageant line -- that included Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Laura Linney, Martha Plimpton, Edie Falco and Melissa McCarthy.
When Melissa McCarthy's name was read, the entire line of nominees enveloped her in a giant hug -- pageant style -- as Rob Lowe placed a tiara on her head and handed her bouquet of flowers.
Watch the moment, it was pretty stellar.
Melissa McCarthy really came into her own on Mike & Molly, but it was her breakout role in the movie Bridesmaids that showed her range.
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