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Melissa McCarthy has stirred up a backlash against fashion designers after revealing in a new interview that several top labels turned the plus-sized actress down for the 2012 Academy Awards – but TheWrap has learned that at least one was eager to work with the comedy star. “Two Oscars ago, I couldn't find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers–very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people–and they all said no,” McCarthy said in the July issue of Redbook. Also read: Melissa McCarthy Reveals Designers Refused to Dress Her for the 2012 Oscars McCarthy wound. »


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