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Melissa McCarthy had to go to hospital after getting bitten by a spider in Australia: ‘All the bugs and creatures will kill you’

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Melissa McCarthy recently had to go to hospital after being bitten by a huntsman spider in Australia.The Bridesmaids actress posted a hysterical video where she can be seen lying in a bed with bandages wrapped around her hands and head."After professin...

Melissa McCarthy recently had to go to hospital after being bitten by a huntsman spider in Australia.

The Bridesmaids actress posted a hysterical video where she can be seen lying in a bed with bandages wrapped around her hands and head.

"After professing my love of Australian critters to @instylemagazine, I was quickly reminded by someone that I was conveniently forgetting the aftermath of some of those 'magical' bites," she captioned the Instagram clip.

Melissa McCarthy wound up in hospital after an unfortunate spider bite.

"I love that all the bugs and creatures will kill you," McCarthy says in the video, which flashes to her being confined to a hospital bed.

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McCarthy has been in Australia the past year filming the TV series Nine Perfect Strangers. They wrapped production at the end of 2020.

She is set to star alongside Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth in Taika Waititi's Thor: Love and Thunder.

Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone attend the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California.

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She recently told 9Honey Celebrity that she feels "really lucky" to be staying in Australia.

"We're working here together, so we're in a bubble which is why we can be elbow to elbow and still be safe," she said. "It's just been amazing, especially coming from the States. It's a tricky time there, but we're really grateful to be here. It's really beautiful, and I just love the people."

Source: Entertainment News, TV and Celebrity Gossip - 9Celebrity https://celebrity.nine.com.au/latest/melissa-mccarthy-recovering-hospital-huntsman-spider-bite/b513f43a-a3bc-441e-946e-259d592242ce

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