Schumer Is Adamant: 'I'm Not Amy Fischer!'

Long Island native wants to avoid confusion with 'Long Island Lolita'
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2018 3:40 PM CDT
Amy Schumer Has Good Reason to Skip Hubby's Last Name
Amy Schumer poses at the 70th annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 3, 2018.   (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

No, Amy Schumer will not become Amy Fischer following the comedian's marriage to chef Chris Fischer. 'Cause, well, she doesn't want to be confused with an attempted-killer-turned-porn-star. This came to light via Instagram, where Schumer's father asked his famous daughter if she would make the switch. "I'm keeping my last name," responds Schumer, a Long Island native, per People. "I'm not Amy Fischer! Do you remember who Amy Fisher is? The Long Island Lolita." She's referring, of course, to this Amy Fisher, the 17-year-old who shot her lover's wife in the face in 1992, before serving seven years in jail for assault. Bonus: Schumer's decision will also avoid possible confusion with an actress by the name of Amy Fischer, according to IMDB. (Read more Amy Schumer stories.)

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