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The Most Dangerous Celebs to Search For

Amy Schumer tops the list, but Justin Bieber could get you in trouble

(Newser) - If Googling Justin Bieber seems like a bad idea, you're not wrong. A study by Intel Security finds that the Biebs is one of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online. The list also includes Miley Cyrus, Will Smith, and Rihanna—but the most dangerous is Amy Schumer.... More »

Amy Schumer Breaks a New Glass Ceiling

Becomes first female to make it onto the highest-paid comedians list

(Newser) - For the first time, a woman has made it onto Forbes' list of the highest-paid comedians in the world. And Amy Schumer isn't just on the list, she's in the fourth spot. At Forbes , Madeline Berg looks at how Schumer pulled off the huge accomplishment. She made $17... More »

Amy Schumer Gets Sexist Heckler Tossed

'Show us your t---' didn't go over well with her

(Newser) - Don't mess with Amy Schumer. In the middle of the comedian's set in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, a man in the audience interrupted her to yell, "Show us your t---!" Schumer asked the audience to point him out, then grilled him about his job before telling him,... More »

Trolls Target Amy Schumer's New Book

They're leaving fake one-star reviews on Amazon

(Newser) - Amy Schumer's new collection of essays, titled The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, currently sits at the No. 2 spot on Amazon's bestsellers list, with Heidi Stevens at the Chicago Tribune describing it as "a brave, vulnerable tale" that's also "hilarious." Its Amazon... More »

Amy Schumer Reveals She Was Raped

But lots of media outlets aren't calling it that

(Newser) - In a new cover interview with Marie Claire , Amy Schumer reveals that she was raped when she was younger. "My first sexual experience was not a good one," she says. "I didn't think about it until I started reading my journal again. When it happened, I... More »

Guy in Greenville Ruins It for All Amy Schumer Fans

Schumer put fan on blast on Instagram; he disputes account

(Newser) - Amy Schumer told her fans on Saturday, "I will not take picture[s] with people anymore," and though she's since softened her stance a bit, she wants fans to understand that consent matters. She says it all started when a man in Greenville, South Carolina, ran up to... More »

Amy Schumer 'Not Cool' Being Included in Plus-Size Mag

She's a size 6-8, thinks that gives young girls the wrong impression

(Newser) - Glamour magazine featured Amy Schumer in a special edition of its magazine under the title, "Women Who Inspire Us." And Schumer isn't pleased. The issue is that the "Chic at Any Size" edition was "aimed at women size 12 and up" and also featured plus-size... More »

Amy Schumer Spoofs Hamilton With 'Betsy Ross'

Lin-Manuel Miranda guest stars in new skit

(Newser) - Amy Schumer's sister, who also happens to be a producer on Inside Amy Schumer, is a huge fan of Hamilton ... so, of course, Schumer has a new skit out in which she writes her own "hip-hopera," Betsy Ross. Hamiilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda guest stars in the spot,... More »

Amy Schumer Left Big-Time Tip for Hamilton Bartenders

That'd be a $1K tip on a $77 tab

(Newser) - Amy Schumer took in a Broadway play and bought a few drinks Saturday night—and she left an ample tip to thank the bartenders for a fun night out. The comedian placed a $1,000 gratuity on top of her $77 bar bill at a showing of Hamilton, leaving the... More »

Amy Schumer Joke-Stealing Controversy Gets Weird

One of the comedians backtracks, sort of

(Newser) - Earlier this week, a Twitter discussion between three comedians accused Amy Schumer of stealing jokes. Wendy Liebman, Kathleen Madigan, and Tammy Pescatelli all took part, per Refinery 29 , though Pescatelli seemed to be the most vocal and many of the tweets were ultimately deleted. Schumer responded on Twitter Wednesday: "... More »

JLaw and BFF 'ASchu' Totally Know Everyone Thinks They're Cool

They totally know everyone wants to hang out with them

(Newser) - On the heels of her red-carpet confession earlier in the evening that her private parts were itchy, Amy Schumer and pal Jennifer Lawrence took to the stage to show some clips from their respective movies, Trainwreck and Joy. Before they presented those snippets, the actresses, both nominated for best actress... More »

Barbara Walters Picks Her 'Most Fascinating People'

Special airs Dec. 17

(Newser) - Next Wednesday we'll learn who Time has anointed its Person of the Year (currently leading the readers' poll: Bernie Sanders ), but America will have to hold its breath for two more weeks before learning who Barbara Walters has deemed the Most Fascinating. She'll announce that person during... More »

Amy Schumer Zings America's Gun Culture

Also, Kardashians take faces they're born with 'as a light suggestion'

(Newser) - Hometown girl Amy Schumer took the stage at Saturday Night Live and wasted little time in taking on what the Daily Beast terms "America's national obsession with guns," vis a vis a mock ad that inserts firearms into the more tender moments in our lives. "Whatever... More »

Lena Dunham, Hillary Talk Feminism, Turning Bill Down

Unlikely duo will discuss student debt, women's health, and, yep, feminism

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton's desire to connect with millennial women has led her to chat with Refinery29 on sexual assault and now to an interview with "queen of oversharing" Lena Dunham. The Girls star chatted earlier this month with the sometimes "overly scripted" Clinton in Manhattan in an interview... More »

How JLaw Congratulated Amy Schumer on Her Win

'Sweet text' said something only a BFF could say

(Newser) - Only good friends will point out things that no one else would, like if the guy you're dating is terrible, if you've got something stuck in your teeth, or how you looked onstage accepting your Emmy. Jennifer Lawrence had some definite opinions for Amy Schumer after Schumer took... More »

New Besties Amy Schumer, JLaw Are Writing Movie

Lawrence says the two were "creatively made for each other"

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence—Hollywood's highest-paid actress —is teaming up with Amy Schumer—legally declared hot enough to be on TV , barely—to write a comedy in which the duo plan to star as sisters, the New York Times reports. Lawrence spilled the news to the Times, telling the paper... More »

This Is the 'Funniest Film of the Year'

Amy Schumer shines in surprisingly-conventional Trainwreck

(Newser) - Amy Schumer's first feature film probably won't be her last. Critics seem to be big fans of Trainwreck, an R-rated flick about "Amy," a woman turned off by monogamy, though perhaps not for long. Alongside SNL alum Bill Hader and LeBron James, Schumer, who also wrote... More »

Madonna's Unusual Opener: Amy Schumer

Her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer, clarifies that it's not him

(Newser) - Madonna might well get upstaged by her opening act in three upcoming shows in New York City, though not musically. Comedian Amy Schumer will do the honors for the mid-September shows, reports Billboard . The news comes with two unusual tweets: The first, from Schumer, is a video clip of her... More »

Amy Schumer: Why I 'Fell' in Front of Kimye

Unamused Kanye did smile at her eventually, sort of

(Newser) - Back in April, Amy Schumer got some attention when she took a fake fall, right in front of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, on the red carpet at the TIME 100 Gala in New York. Schumer explained the moment on the Graham Norton Show , Vanity Fair reports. "You know... More »

Amy Schumer Parody Video Strikes a Chord, Again

She mocks another male trope, as one blogger worries about 'Feminist Savior' pressure

(Newser) - Amy Schumer seems to be entering the Jon Stewart stratosphere, in which each show is mined for its message. This time around, she's winning praise for a One Direction parody video in which she mocks as insincere the sentiment that guys are fine when women ditch their makeup. ("... More »

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