Melissa McCarthy shocked and heartbroken by show axe

2015-12-16 18:00

Los Angeles - Melissa McCarthy is "shocked and heartbroken" after her TV sitcom was axed.

Mike & Molly - which Melissa has starred in since 2010 - will end after its upcoming sixth season, which has been cut to just 13 episodes and Melissa admitted the news took her by surprise.

She tweeted: 

During her time on the show Melissa has seen her film career go from strength-to-strength, with an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Bridesmaids in 2011.

Last week she also received her first ever Golden Globes nomination for her role in the movie Spy and will compete against Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer, Dame Maggie Smith and Lily Tomlin for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.

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