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Melissa McCarthy has become a full-fledged star in the past few years. This year, she’ll enjoy¬†the definition of celebrity status — starring in a Super Bowl commercial.

Kia Motors has been teasing the McCarthy ad for a few days with short clips of the actress running from a danger just off-screen.

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On Wednesday morning, the company finally unveiled the full ad on “Good Morning America.” It features the 46-year-old actress driving in a Kia when she gets a phone call telling her “the whales need your help.”


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The clip plays off McCarthy’s roles in films like “Spy” and “The Heat,” where just about every situation that she finds herself in backfires. That includes getting smashed by a whale, falling through an iceberg, and being chased by a rhinoceros.

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