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Melissa McCarthy Shares Cringeworthy Spanx Story On 'Ellen' (VIDEO)

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Spanx, those devastatingly tight shapewear you slip on to smooth things out under a knit dress, can be a real lifesaver. But that doesn't mean they're easy to wear: between static cling and peekaboo moments when they creep out from under hemlines, we've definitely had our experiences with shapewear gone rogue.

At least we know we're not alone. Styleite tipped us off that one of our favorite actresses, Melissa McCarthy, stopped by "Ellen" to film a hilarious spoof of what "Bridesmaids 2" might look like, as well as spill a cringeworthy story about a time she tried to successfully leave the house wearing those notoriously feisty undergarments.

McCarthy slipped on a pair of Spanx and ended up wearing, well, the Spanx solo in front of a group of construction workers.

Watch Melissa tell Ellen her hilarious story below -- we love you, girl, but we're impossibly glad this did not happen to us.