When it was announced that Melissa McCarthy would be playing the villainous Ursula in Disney's live-action adaptation of "The Little Mermaid," fans were eager to see how she would bring the iconic character to life. However, even McCarthy herself had some initial hesitations about embodying the famous sea witch.

In a recent interview, McCarthy revealed that she was initially terrified of Ursula's signature song, "Poor Unfortunate Souls." The song is a standout moment in both the animated and stage versions of "The Little Mermaid," and it's a pivotal moment for Ursula's character.

According to McCarthy, her fear came from trying to sing the song as herself. "I'm just not a big belter in that way," she explained. "I don't sound like that, and I don't have training to do that."

However, McCarthy quickly realized that the key to conquering her fears was to embrace Ursula's larger-than-life personality. "I thought, 'Oh, wait, it's Ursula,' and I can really create anything I want," she said.

With that in mind, McCarthy started experimenting with different vocal styles and techniques until she found one that suited Ursula's character. "Once I started, I was

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