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IALMOST want to give Mike & Molly four stars now. Based on this: the trailer I watched the other day for Bridesmaids. Judd Apatow’s new movie. The girl who plays Molly is in it, Melissa McCarthy, and she’s hilarious. You would’ve seen it by now I’m sure. It’ll be everywhere. The movie is out June 30, and it’s going to be a smash hit, I’ve decided, because it’s like The Hangover, only funny, and it’s got all women who look normal. There’s none of that self-loathing that runs through Sex and the City, and Jon Hamm’s in it.
So Mike & Molly. Molly has always sounded to me like a name belonging to a girl that could be a tiny bit round. I think it’s because when you see it written down it looks like rolly. Molly. Rolly. She’s cute and a little bit chubby but Mike’s the one who looks like a contestant on The Biggest Loser — the dangerously obese American one too, not ours — who could have a heart episode while he’s lying on top of you.
There are fat jokes at the start of the episode tonight I thought they could’ve left out. Samuel, who runs the cafe they all hang out at, makes most of them and does that seem right? The guy who
Hilarious: Melissa McCarthy