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Barbra Streisand Responds to Backlash Over Melissa McCarthy Ozempic Remark



Barbra Streisand Responds to Backlash Over Melissa McCarthy Ozempic Remark

Barbra Streisand is seemingly bowled over by the backlash she has acquired concerning an Ozempic remark she left on Melissa McCarthy‘s newest Instagram put up.

The EGOT winner took to her social media Tuesday to supply an evidence for her comment, writing, “OMG — I went on Instagram to see the photographs we’d posted of the gorgeous flowers I’d acquired for my birthday! Beneath them was a photograph of my buddy Melissa McCarthy who I sang with on my Encore album. She appeared unbelievable! I simply needed to pay her a praise. I forgot the world was studying!”

On Monday, McCarthy shared a photograph on Instagram of herself with director Adam Shankman on the Middle Theatre Group’s CTG The Gala occasion in Los Angeles from the day prior. The Bridesmaids star captioned her put up, “Pastels solely to honor the unimaginable @matthewbourne13 on the @ctgla gala final evening with this fella @adamshankman!! Thiiiiis a lot nearer to my dream of dancing on stage.”

A number of different A-listers took to her remark part to react to the put up, together with Glenn Shut, who wrote, “GORGEOUS!!!” and Octavia Spencer, who mentioned, “These lewks are yummy.” Nevertheless, it was Streisand’s remark in regards to the weight-loss drug that led to discourse amongst followers.

The singer-actress wrote in a since-deleted remark, “Give him my regards did you’re taking Ozempic?”

McCarthy’s reps didn’t instantly reply to The Hollywood Reporter‘s request for remark.

In recent times, Ozempic, a prescription diabetes treatment, has risen in reputation, together with amongst these in Hollywood, to assist folks slim down. Whereas McCarthy has opened up about her well being journey previously, she has not spoken publicly about utilizing Ozempic or different drugs for weight reduction.

Streisand and McCarthy beforehand labored collectively for the singer’s Encore: Film Companions Sing Broadway album in 2016, for which they carried out a duet of “Something You Can Do.”

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