Jenny mccarthy defends cousin melissa mccarthy , Jenny mccarthy comes to the defense of her cousin, melissa mccarthy, who was attacked over her weight by new york observer movie critic rex reed in his review of the. Jenny melissa mccarthy | secret celebrity cousins, Jenny and meliss "bridesmaids" star melissa mccarthy counts actress jenny mccarthy among her first cousins. melissa's dad, michael, and jenny's father, dan, are. Melissa mccarthy — ethnicelebs - celebrity ethnicity, Birth name: melissa ann mccarthy. place of birth: plainfield, illinois. date of birth: august 26, 1970. ethnicity: irish. melissa mccarthy is an american actress..