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Ever since it was announced that Paul Feig (The Heat, Bridesmaids) would be rebooting Ghostbusters with an all-female cast, the film has faced wave after wave of backlash. And every time a new photo or trailer comes out, the Internet is very vocal about how they don't want to see the classic 1984 film tarnished.

Don't believe us? Just go to YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn or literally anywhere on the Internet and search "Ghostbusters reboot."

In a new interview with The Guardian, one of the stars of the film, Melissa McCarthy, has a message for the critics who are already bashing the film before stepping foot into a theater.

"All those comments, ‘You're ruining my childhood!' I mean, really," McCarthy says in the interview. "Four women doing any movie on earth will destroy your childhood?"

She adds, "I have a visual of those people not having a Ben [Falcone], 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."

Melissa McCarthy, Ghostbusters Movie

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The all-female cast isn't the only thing the Monday Quarterbacks are complaining about online. They also take issue with the fact that the only African-American woman in the core cast, Leslie Jones, is portraying a street-wise character as opposed to a scientist. McCarthy insists Feig didn't intentionally place her in that role.

"I think originally Paul had written me as that part and then he switched, so she could have been white, Hispanic," she explains. "It was truly just a coincidence. We're not doing those original characters."

Ghostbusters, starring Jones, McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig, hits theaters July 15.

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