Melissa McCarthy's creation of Megan in Bridesmaids is a true original. She is not a cliche. If you have seen McCarthy on talk shows and in personal appearances, then you have seen her effervescent, sweet personality, which is nothing at all like the swaggering, blunt Megan. I wasn't even aware it was the same actress who was in "Gilmore Girls."
“But we ain’t doing civil rights here,” protests Aibileen, an African-American maid in Tate Taylor’s The Help, based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name by Kathryn Stockett.
The “here” Aibileen refers to is the project initiated by “Skeeter”, a white lady (played by Emma Stone), to tell the stories of the domestic help from the maids’ perspective and publish them in book form.(1)