Amy Schumer poses for the cameras at a screening for her new film Trainwreck held at The Mayfair Hotel on Wednesday (June 3) in London, England.
The 34-year-old comedian was joined at the screening, hosted by Glamour magazine, by journalist Caitlin Moran and Glamour‘s Jo Elvin.
Earlier in the week, Amy accepted the trailblazer of the year award at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards. Her acceptance speech, which is very NSFW, is making waves across the web.
“I’m probably like 160 lbs. right now, and I can catch a d— whenever I want. It’s not a problem. It’s not a problem,” Amy said on stage during her speech. “I’m not going to apologize for who I am and I’m going to actually love the skin that I’m in. I’m not gonna be striving for some other version of myself.”
In the mag, the six ladies open up about sexism in the industry, sex scenes, penis bags and why women need to stop apologizing.
Amy on sexism: “I think people hate women. I don’t think they want to hear a woman talk for too long. A lot of people project their mom yelling at them. My [career] has been about tricking people into listening. I’m not saying all men hate women, but there’s such an aggression.”
Lena on the comedy community: “I also hate how the comedy community is so defensive. People are unwilling to learn. There was a big issue a few years ago with Daniel Tosh and rape jokes. But there couldn’t be a civil conversation about it within the comedy community. I’m a sexual-assault survivor, so I would love to sit down and have a totally nonjudgmental conversation with a male comedian who makes rape jokes. But there isn’t room for that.”
Gina on racism: “I don’t believe it’s an issue of hard-core rac- ism [in Hollywood]. It’s lack of being surrounded by a culture. It’s also about what Hollywood finds financially beneficial. So when we show them shows like Jane the Virgin and Fresh Off the Boat. Show them it’s all a good investment. And it’s not about race. When you vilify it, people shut down.”
Also pictured: Lena, 29, spotted keeping it cool and casual as she runs errands on Tuesday (May 26) in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City.
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Amy Schumer is taking on Bill Cosby‘s numerous rape charges in this new sketch from Inside Amy Schumer‘s latest episode on Tuesday evening (May 26).
In the blistering sketch, Amy portrays Bill‘s defense attorney. “If convicted, the next time you put on a rerun of The Cosby Show, you might wince a little,” she says in the sketch as one of her defense strategies.
She also dances with the jury, gives them pudding pops and cake, and reminds them that Dr. Huxtable makes them feel good.
“And none of us deserve that. We don’t deserve to feel that pang. We deserve to dance like no one’s watching, and watch like no one’s raping,” she says.
Amy Schumer Takes on Bill Cosby’s Rape Trial in New Sketch