Melissa McCarthy has snapped back at the Ghostbusters haters, saying she hopes they "find a friend".
The Bridesmaids actress stars in the all-female follow-up to the classic 1984 film - alongside Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones - which has faced a backlash from fans who apparently don't want women carrying proton packs.
The first trailer to be unveiled has become the most disliked in YouTube history.
Melissa told The Guardian: "All those comments - 'You're ruining my childhood!' I mean, really. Four women doing any movie on earth will destroy your childhood?"
The actress, who has two children with her husband Ben Falcone, went on: "I have a visual of those people not having a Ben, not having friends, so they're just sitting there and spewing hate into this fake world of the internet.
"I just hope they find a friend."
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Ghostbusters will be released in UK cinemas on July 15.