Melissa McCarthy has revealed that she freaked out when she saw a massive billboard for her new film Tammy, and then naturally tried to take a selfie with it.

The Bridesmaids star told US Weekly, "Nobody told me they had put up a massive one (billboard). I started completely bawling and freaking out. I slammed on my brakes, swerved and tried to pull over.

"Other drivers were screaming at me, and I thought, 'Oh, God, what if they see it's all because I'm looking at my own picture?' I just sat there and stared at it."

She then called her husband, and Tammy director, Ben Falcone, "I called Ben and he actually came to meet me. We were so dorky, we tried to do a selfie in front of it! Some sweet girl was walking by and said, 'Do you want me to take your picture?'"