Melissa McCarthy says she’s finally seeing some change in Hollywood, especially when it comes to the portrayal of women who don’t look like the stereotypical silver-screen beauty.
“I do like seeing more women behind the cameras and in front of it, and I like seeing more real women being portrayed,” McCarthy says during her Variety Actors on Actors interview with Lupita Nyong’o. “I think we started going down a very slippery slope [when] every woman presented, it seemed like for so long, was so perfect and so quaffed and done.”
And although McCarthy says she loves watching traditionally beautiful movie on screen, she also wants more complicated challenging female characters that look more like “real” women.
Watch the Full Interview Below: