On April 10, 2016, Melissa McCarthy mob surfed to the stage at the MTV Movie Awards.
But comedians like McCarthy, Amy Schumer, Leslie Jones, Mindy Kaling, and so many others have been shaking things up in recent years through their feminist messaging and their blockbuster success. American moviegoers are increasingly open to the idea that girls are funny after all( who would have believed ?) and these changing stances are evident at the box office.
Here’s to hoping a woman winning a slapstick awarding won’t be all that newsworthy in the years to come…
…and also that McCarthy will never accept an awarding any other way than how she did last night.
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