Busy lady! Melissa McCarthy is chic in maroon top as she runs errands in LA… before taking on guest-hosting duties for Jimmy Kimmel Live

By | December 6, 2017

Daily Mail

Melissa McCarthy is proving to be a good friend.

The Illinois native is set to guest host the late-night chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live while the host takes some time off to spend with his son, aged seven months, who just came out of a successful heart surgery.

But before the movie vet hits the TV stage, she has some errands to do. On Monday The Heat actress was spotted dropping off her dry cleaning in Los Angeles.

You gotta wear shades: Melissa McCarthy keeps her look casual while running errands in Los Angeles on Monday

You gotta wear shades: Melissa McCarthy keeps her look casual while running errands in Los Angeles on Monday

Although fans are accustomed to seeing the 47-year-old in glamorous gowns when she hits the red carpet, she keeps her look casual when running around the city.

McCarthy was spotted wearing a long-sleeve burgundy top with a pair of black tights.

She accessorized with black Birkenstocks and a roomy handbag with a few layers of fringe. No celebrity look is complete without a pair of oversize sunglasses, although they didn’t help her hide from the cameras.

Fashion forward: The actress-turned-designer created a clothing line for curvy women

Fashion forward: The actress-turned-designer created a clothing line for curvy women

During McCarthy’s turn as the host of the popular late-night show, she’ll welcome guests Octavia Spencer and Dave Franco with a musical performance from Hanson.

Whether this means that the Spy star will get down with Hanson and their classic tune Mmmbop is yet to be seen.

Other stars stepping in to help with hosting duties includes Chris Pratt, Tracee Ellis Ross and Neil Patrick Harris.

Smile!: The cast of Ghostbusters pose with host Jimmy Kimmel in support of the film; here she is seen in June

Smile!: The cast of Ghostbusters pose with host Jimmy Kimmel in support of the film; here she is seen in June

In addition to starring in movies and popping up on TV, Melissa is also a clothing designer.

The Gilmore Girls star was tired of not having fashion available to her that was made for curvier women. So in 2015, she decided to be in charge of her closet by creating items for women of a wide range of sizes.

‘I could not find, with consistency, something that felt young and modern and easy to wear,’ McCarthy told Fast Company in an interview.

‘And then I started thinking, Why don’t I make the closet?’

Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig obsess over Chris Hemsworth

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Proud moment: The 47-year-old promotes her line Seven7 between shooting popular films; seen in 2015

Proud moment: The 47-year-old promotes her line Seven7 between shooting popular films; seen in 2015

She created a collection of items inspired by classic and trendy looks to fit women who wear sizes 4-28.

No matter what your style is or size, you can shop items on her official website as well as retailers including Nordstrom, Lane Bryant, Macy’s and Lord & Taylor.

Her collection includes a variety of patterns like animal prints, florals and polka dots. What makes her collection different is that her pieces are structured to give a woman a more flattering shape by using darts, belts and empire waists.

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