SANTA MONICA, CA - JANUARY 17: Actress Melissa McCarthy attends the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 17, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Photo: Mark Davis
Photo: Mark Davis

Melissa McCarthy reveals how she lost 50 pounds

Melissa McCarthy, appearing soon in “The Boss” as well as the “Ghostbusters” remake, shared her secrets to paring down during an "Extra" interview that noted her impressive 50-pound weight loss.

“No trick, nothing to tell, just (living a)  super-boring life,” she said. You bring it real down, you don’t do anything fun and you go to bed at 7:30 — that’s the trick.”

She quipped that her husband, “The Boss” actor-director Ben Falcone, would question why she was in her pajamas at 5 p.m.

“I’m gonna call them loungewear,” was her go-to response.

She has launched a fashion line, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, and wore some of her own creations during a recent premiere.

“I’m wearing my own clothes every day of my life, which I never thought I would get to say,” she said.

“The Boss,” which is set in Chicago but filmed in Atlanta, is in theaters April 8.

Here’s the trailer:

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