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Amy Schumer          

Award-Winning Actress & Comedian; Author of "The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo"; Feminist Advocate

Amy Schumer is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC reality competition series Last Comic Standing in 2007. Since 2013, she has been the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, for which she received a Peabody Award and for which Schumer has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015.

Schumer wrote and made her film debut in a starring role in Trainwreck (2015), for which she received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.

In 2015, Schumer was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people. In 2015, Schumer was also named to Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People list for 2015. Schumer has received praise for addressing various social issues through comedy. Throughout 2015, several of Schumer's skits in Inside Amy Schumer went viral online, sparking think pieces regarding sex, feminism, and rape culture. After a fatal shooting took place at a showing of Trainwreck in Louisiana, Schumer advocated for stricter gun control laws and increased mental health funding.

She published a memoir in 2016, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, which held the top position on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list for two weeks. The same year, she garnered two Grammy Award nominations for Best Comedy Album for Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo and Best Spoken Word Album for The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo.

In 2018, she starred in the comedy film I Feel Pretty and garnered a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for her Broadway debut in Meteor Shower.

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Nice Work, Amy Schumer : The New Yorker

Schumer, who is busty and blonde, has a pragmatic view of the challenges that come with being a woman on a male-dominated network in a male-dominated ...

Amy Schumer to Host 2015 MTV Movie Awards! - Us Weekly

Comedian Amy Schumer will host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 12 -- details!

Busy Amy Schumer hosts tonight's MTV Awards

The third season of Amy Schumer's Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer premieres April 21. Her first movie, the comedy Trainwreck, is out in July.

Amy Schumer to Write, Star in Paul Feig-Produced Comedy for Fox

Amy Schumer will co-write and star in an untitled comedy for Fox, TheWrap has learned.

Paul Feig and Jessie Henderson from Feigco Entertainment and Chernin? Entertainment are producing the film, which Schumer and her sister Kim Caramele are writing to put in Schumer’s voice, based on a draft by Katie Dippold (“The Heat”).

Amy Schumer Reveals She's Opening For Madonna In NYC With ...

There's officially one more reason get yourself a ticket to one of Madonna's three shows in New York City this September. On Thursday, Amy Schumer ...

Amy Schumer joins her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer, in gun control ...

Amy Schumer will join her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), at a press conference to announce a new plan and public push to crack down on mass ...

Amy Schumer Calls For Tougher Gun Laws

Amy Schumer has joined a senator in calling for tighter background checks for gun buyers after two people were shot to death during a screening of her movie, Trainwreck.

Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer Writing Screenplay Together
Jerry Seinfeld And Amy Schumer To Team Up For Charity Show

Baby Buggy, a national assistance and support organization for families in need, will celebrate 15 years of service to kids and parents with "An Evening with Jerry Seinfeld and Amy Schumer," a one-night, public benefit performance on Monday, November 16, 2015, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

Amy Schumer to Be Honored at BAFTA Britannia Awards
Amy Schumer Takes Serious Turn In ‘Thank You For Your Service;’ PTSD Drama By ‘American Sniper’ Scribe Jason Hall

Hot off her acclaimed breakout performance in Trainwreck, Amy Schumer is taking a detour into drama. She has joined the cast of the DreamWorks Pictures adaptation of David Finkel’s book Thank You For Your Service, a film that has just gone into production. American Sniper scribe Jason Hall makes his directorial debut on his adapted script, in a film that stars Miles Teller (Whiplash), Haley Bennett (The Girl On The Train), Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders), Beulah Koale (The Last Saint), Scott Haze (Child Of God), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider), Brad Beyer (42), Omar Dorsey (Selma) and Jayson Warner Smith (The Birth Of A Nation).

Amy Schumer gave her 'Hamilton' bartenders an extremely generous tip

Over the weekend, actress and comedian Amy Schumer got to see Hamilton, enjoyed a few drinks and left her bartenders an extremely generous tip.

The comedian left a $1,000 tip in addition to her $77.00 drink bill. One of her grateful bartenders posted the receipt on Instagram.

Amy Schumer Calls Out Glamour Magazine for Considering Her ...

Amy Schumer isn't happy with Glamour these days. The Inside Amy Schumer star took to Instagram to...

Fashion media tries to embrace diversity, and fails

Fashion magazines came under fire Tuesday for imposing restrictive labels and beauty standards on some of Hollywood’s most in-demand celebrities, including “Trainweck” star Amy Schumer and “Scandal” actress Kerry Washington.

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