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Ghostbusters old and new unite to address controversy, debut new clip

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Melissa McCarthy brings the heat

Members of the new Ghostbusters cast — Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon — were joined by the original ghost fighting team — Bill Murray, Dan Akyroyd, Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts — on Jimmy Kimmel last night to talk about the controversy surrounding the movie and debut a new clip.

Kimmel prodded the new cast over the scorn they've received from "these guys who seem to have very empty lives," and who are vocally upset over the idea of female Ghostbusters. McCarthy, who sarcastically referred to them as "terrific fellas," took a moment to call out the harassing group.

"What they don't say when they're typing is that, like, one minute after they type that, their mom is like, 'Get upstairs and take out the garbage,'" she said. "'You're 45 years old!'"

Kimmel agreed with McCarthy, adding that she's probably more accurate than most people would think. The late night host said after receiving high praise from Akyroyd and Murray for their work in the film, "who gives a crap what anybody else thinks?"

"This is a tough movie to pull off, because it's a big concept," Murray said. "There's a lot on the plate, and a lot of expectation. We were screaming and cheering like we were at a sporting event at the end of it. They just kept going."

The cast also took the time to debut a new clip from the film, in which Leslie Jones' character gifts the group with a hearse they can use for their ghost fighting missions. It can be seen above.

Ghostbusters will be released in theaters on July 15.