Jenny McCarthy - Melissa McCarthy
By ALEX UNGERMAN
December 03, 2013
It could be due to the common last name, or their relatively independent-from-one-another career trajectories, but many are surprised to hear that Melissa and Jenny McCarthy are cousins.
While Melissa has become something of a comedic powerhouse whose phone has likely been ringing off the hook since Bridesmaids, McCarthy gained notoriety modeling for Playboy, and recently joined as co-host of The View.