Rex Reed went on a New York radio show this week to defend himself against the backlash he created by poking fun at Melissa McCarthy's weight in the review of her new film with Jason Bateman, Identity Theft!
After film critic, Rex Reed called Melissa McCarthy a "hippo," Jillian Michaels took a stand against Reed and noted that what he said was just plain out "evil!"
In the clip (above), the Biggest Loser star goes OFF on the critic and argues that he is "prejudice [and] wrong in every possible way."
But after Miz Michaels is done defending the actress, Rex tries to smooth things over by simply saying that he was NOT attacking Melissa. Instead, he was just talking about her character that she played in her latest film, Identity Thief.
Dayum, hopefully homeboy is being real because if he's not, then he really is an evil person that deserves to be yelled at by Jillian.
In a newly-released interview with The Advocate, the online personality stressed that the cops should have taken his word for it, saying:
"I think if somebody is a victim of a crime, that person should be given the benefit of the doubt and believed. Just because there are no physical markings on my face other than the broken teeth, that doesn't mean I wasn't assaulted, and that is why the police think I wasn't assaulted."
The UK native went on to say that the way the cops slapped him with charges for vandalism and filing a false police report isn't fair, considering he says he's the victim in this incident:
"I went to the police and now apparently I'm a criminal."
However, the police have revealed that they have video