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Barbra Streisand Responds to Backlash Over Melissa McCarthy Ozempic Remark

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Barbra Streisand Responds to Backlash Over Melissa McCarthy Ozempic Remark
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Barbra Streisand is seemingly shocked by the backlash she has acquired concerning an Ozempic remark she left on Melissa McCarthy‘s newest Instagram publish.

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 pictures we’d posted of the attractive flowers I’d acquired for my birthday! Under them was a photograph of my pal Melissa McCarthy who I sang with on my Encore album. She regarded incredible! 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 publish, “Pastels solely to honor the unbelievable @matthewbourne13 on the @ctgla gala final night time 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 publish, together with Glenn Shut, who wrote, “GORGEOUS!!!” and Octavia Spencer, who stated, “These lewks are yummy.” Nonetheless, 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 individuals slim down. Whereas McCarthy has opened up about her well being journey up to now, she has not spoken publicly about utilizing Ozempic or different medicines 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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