By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 13:52 BST, 17 August 2019 | Updated: 13:52 BST, 17 August 2019
Melissa McCarthy has hit back at critics of the all-female Ghostbusters remake.
The 48-year-old, who starred in the controversial 2016 film, says that Trolls who slammed the film are unhappy people.
Speaking to this week's issue of Stellar, she said: 'I'm always astonished when people are so quick to lash out negatively.
'I feel a little bit sorry for those people': Melissa McCarthy (pictured) once again hit back at Trolls who slammed all-female Ghostbusters in an interview with Stellar magazine on Saturday
'I feel a little bit sorry for those people because I think happy people don't stay up till 3am online saying, 'You're ruining my childhood.'
Melissa added: 'But I also have a sneaking suspicion that they didn't have a great childhood - and I'm not the one who ruined it.'
Melissa, along with Bridesmaids co-star Kristen Wiig, actress Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, were the leading ladies in the newest version of the 1984 hit, Ghostbusters.
She said: 'I'm always astonished when