11/18/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Jenny McCarthy: Denis Leary Is "Stupid"

Outspoken actress Jenny McCarthy has plenty to say to Denis Leary, who makes jokes about autism in his new book Why We Suck: A Feel-Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid.

"Whoo! First of all, let me tell you, the autism community has received probably 10,000 emails [saying] 'Go kill him!' 'Go yell at him,'" McCarthy, 36, told Access Hollywood's Billy Bush.

"[But] it's so hard to even get up enough juice in me or energy in me to even try to fight someone that is obviously stupid."

Autism activist McCarthy is featured in the current issue of Us Weekly discussing how her son recovered from the brain-development disorder that impairs a person's ability to communicate.

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