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Amy Schumer's Comment on Krasinski Film Raises Eyebrows

Comedian notes 'Quiet Place II' director's 'pretend marriage' to Emily Blunt, though it seems like a joke

(Newser) - John Krasinski's A Quiet Place Part II is enjoying as much acclaim as the first installation released in 2018, with one big fan in particular noting her adoration of the tense horror film. CNN notes that after Amy Schumer recently saw the movie, which stars Krasinksi's wife, Emily...

Amy Schumer's Baldwin Joke Keeps Going

After first controversy, she pretends photo of Alec, Hilaria, and their kids is her own

(Newser) - It's a safe bet Amy Schumer didn't expect a jokey online post involving Hilaria Baldwin, wife of Alec, would cause such a firestorm. It began earlier this week, when 36-year-old Hilaria, a yoga instructor, posted a photo of herself , clad in underwear, holding new son Eduardo. As a...

Amy Schumer: Can I Have Wine With My Lyme?
Amy Schumer:
I Have Lyme
Disease

Amy Schumer: I Have Lyme Disease

Comedian makes her reveal on Instagram

(Newser) - Can you drink wine if you have Lyme disease? Amy Schumer wants to know. That's because the 39-year-old actress and comedian says she recently found out she has the tick-borne illness, and it may not be from a recent tick bite. Schumer made the announcement in a Tuesday Instagram...

Amy Schumer: No More Pregnancies
Amy Schumer:
No More Pregnancies

Amy Schumer: No More Pregnancies

Comedian considering a surrogate following IVF struggles

(Newser) - Amy Schumer has revealed that she "can't be pregnant ever again" following the birth of her first child last year. Schumer became pregnant with son Gene David, now 15 months old, through in vitro fertilization, per People . "He's the best thing in my life" but "...

Amy Schumer: We Named Our Son 'Genital' by Accident

Or, that's how it sounded

(Newser) - The joke was apparently on Amy Schumer. Us Weekly reports that while appearing on the Tuesday episode of her podcast "3 Girls, 1 Keith," Schumer revealed that she had to change her nearly one-year-old's name. Gene, who was born on May 5, was originally given the middle...

Posting Photos Brings Lawsuit for Comedian

Amy Schumer didn't own the rights to the images, photographer says

(Newser) - Amy Schumer posted two photos of herself on Instagram, which sounds fair enough. But the photographer says the photos taken last year weren't hers to post, and the comedian now faces a lawsuit. Felipe Ramales filed suit in New York, the Daily News reports. "One cannot use photographs...

Amy Schumer's Maternity Leave Lasted 2 Weeks

Comedian returns to the stage 15 days after giving birth

(Newser) - Amy Schumer gave birth to her first baby May 5. On May 20, she was back to work: The comedian made a surprise appearance at New York City's Comedy Cellar Monday night, CNN reports. A fellow comic captured a photo of Schumer in front of the packed audience, and...

Amy Schumer Welcomes Her Own 'Royal Baby'

She gave birth to son Sunday night

(Newser) - Duchess Meghan wasn't the only celebrity with big news to share on Monday. Amy Schumer announced in an Instagram post that her "royal baby" had been born at 10:55pm Sunday, People reports. The baby boy is the comedian's first child with husband Chris Fischer. In October,...

Amy Schumer: Hubby Is 'On the Spectrum'

Comedian says she 'knew from the beginning that my husband's brain was a little different than mine'

(Newser) - Amy Schumer loves her husband because of his autism, not in spite of it. Chef Chris Fischer, whom Schumer married last year , "has autism spectrum disorder. He's on the spectrum," Schumer says in her Netflix special Growing , which was filmed in Chicago in December and began streaming...

Pregnant Amy Schumer Hospitalized
Pregnant
Amy Schumer
Hospitalized

Pregnant Amy Schumer Hospitalized

Comedian has hyperemesis gravidarum

(Newser) - A pregnant Amy Schumer is in the hospital and has been forced to postpone a planned Thursday night stand-up show in Dallas, Variety reports. "I’m fine. Baby’s fine but everyone who says the 2nd trimester is better is not telling the full story," the comedian wrote...

No Refills Needed With Costco's 4-Foot Wine Glass

'I can literally drink my height in wine'

(Newser) - If this Amy Schumer skit left you dreaming of owning your own massive wine glass, Costco has you covered. In time for the holidays, the retailer is hawking a 46-inch-tall wine glass with an in-store price of $79.99, or $99.99 with shipping. Though the packaging shows the glass...

Amy Schumer Announces Pregnancy in Unconventional Way

By embedding it in a list of recommended political candidates

(Newser) - Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer. The comedian and actress broke her baby news Monday on the Instagram stories of friend and journalist Jessica Yellin, the AP reports. Yellin, of the site NewsNotNoise.org, showed at the end of a...

Moms Read SNL Cast the Riot Act Over Trump

Enough with the Trump jokes, already

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live has made no small amount of hay over the Trump White House in its recent Cold Opens, but Saturday night's episode changed it up to focus on the cast's mothers—who promptly proceeded to rip their offspring over the plethora of Trump jokes, reports the...

Tony Nominations Good News for Tina Fey, Amy Schumer

'Mean Girls' adaptation grabs a dozen; Schumer up for best actress

(Newser) - Tina Fey's musical Mean Girls, which she adapted from her much-beloved and oft-quoted 2004 high school comedy movie, and the goofy undersea cartoon adaptation SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical lead the Tony Award nominations with a dozen nods each. A British revival of Angels in America, Tony Kushner's...

Amy Schumer's I Feel Pretty Seems Pretty Misguided
Amy Schumer's
New Movie Is a Flop
MOVIE REVIEW

Amy Schumer's New Movie Is a Flop

Its 'body-positive message gets lost,' says one critic of 'I Feel Pretty'

(Newser) - It's another disappointing showing for Amy Schumer, say critics, who've given new flick I Feel Pretty a 36% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . (Audiences were even less kind, at 26%.) Alongside other funny females like Busy Philipps, Aidy Bryant, and Sasheer Zamata, Schumer stars as a self-conscious woman...

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

Long Island native wants to avoid confusion with 'Long Island Lolita'

(Newser) - 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....

Amy Schumer Reveals New Man, Gets Married 2 Days Later

Comedian wed chef Chris Fischer on Tuesday

(Newser) - It's been a whirlwind few days for fans of Amy Schumer—and probably the comedian herself, to be honest. People reports the Trainwreck star married chef Chris Fischer in a very private ceremony Tuesday in Malibu. The couple had only gone public with their relationship—via Instagram post —...

Amy Schumer Breaks Up With Boyfriend

It's over between her and Ben Hanisch

(Newser) - It's over for Amy Schumer and her boyfriend of a year and a half. The 35-year-old actress met Ben Hanisch, 30, on a dating app around November 2015 and first went public with their romance in January 2016, People reports. But they haven't been spotted together—or on...

King Arthur Suffers Legend of the Flop
King Arthur Suffers
Legend of the Flop
BOX OFFICE

King Arthur Suffers Legend of the Flop

$175M Guy Ritchie film scores disastrous $14.7M, behind 'Guardians,' 'Snatched'

(Newser) - The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword opened to a bleak $14.7 million from more than 3,700 locations against a costly $175 million production budget, reports the...

Amy Schumer's New Movie Is Getting Razzed
Amy Schumer's New
Movie Is Getting Razzed
movie review

Amy Schumer's New Movie Is Getting Razzed

Critics pan 'Snatched,' also starring Goldie Hawn

(Newser) - Amy Schumer's new movie is out, and most critics are oh-so-disappointed. Snatched, starring Schumer and Goldie Hawn as a mother-daughter duo on a disastrous trip to Ecuador, was managing a measly 37% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Worse, even fewer audiences members like it (25%). Here's a sampling:...

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