The actress explained the encounter during an appearance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show.'

In the last five years, Melissa McCarthy has gone from a relative unknown to one of the busiest movie stars in the world. Considering the biases that still exists in Hollywood, it's no small feat for a 44-year-old woman to play the lead role in a major film, and she has in several. Her new movie Spy comes out in just a few weeks, and McCarthy went on Ellen to promote it, but also took a moment to address an incident that made the news last September.

Sources: E!