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Amy Schumer says she checked jokes with Will Smith earlier than the Oscars

Amy Schumer says she checked jokes with Will Smith earlier than the Oscars

Amy Schumer says she checked jokes with Will Smith before the Oscars

Amy Schumer has stated that she ran her jokes about Will Smith previous him earlier than this 12 months’s Oscars.

The comic, who co-hosted the occasion with Wanda Sykes and Regina Corridor, has now defined that she double-checked the folks she was poking enjoyable at may approve of her jokes forward of time.

“I did attain out to folks I used to be going to joke about earlier than and ensure it was OK with them as a result of I’ve been burned too many instances,” Schumer stated in an interview on SiriuxXM’s The Howard Stern Present (per The Unbiased), including that she “didn’t need the digital camera to chop to any individual trying unhappy”.

She added “I advised the Williams sisters, I advised Will, I advised Leo,” of the jokes she made about Serena and Venus Williams, Will Smith and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Amy Schumer (Photograph by Mike Coppola/Getty Photographs)

On stage, Schumer mentioned Smith’s movie King Richard, which tells the story of Serena and Venus Williams’ father Richard, saying: “After years of Hollywood ignoring girls’s tales, this 12 months we lastly received a film in regards to the unimaginable Williams sisters’ dad.”

Amy Schumer lately revealed she acquired demise threats after a joke she made about Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons on the Oscars.

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Schumer had pretended to mistake Kirsten Dunst, nominated for her efficiency in The Energy within the Canine, for a seat-filler, who’s an individual employed to sit down in a visitor’s chair in the event that they briefly depart the room.

Followers of Dunst and her husband Jesse Plemons, who engaged with Schumer after the joke, took purpose at Schumer on social media. She then stated in an announcement on Twitter: “Hey I recognize the love for Kirsten Dunst. I like her, too! Wouldn’t disrespect that queen like that.”

The comic has since defined that the assertion was essential because the abuse she was receiving had begun to spiral.

“They had been so dangerous the key service reached out to me,” Schumer advised Stern. “I used to be like, ‘I believe you could have the flawed quantity. It’s Amy, not Will [Smith].’ The misogyny is unbelievable.”



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