Amy Schumer Harassed by Fan for Photo: "It's America and We Paid for You"

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The comedian said she would no longer take pictures with fans following the incident in Greenville, S.C.

Amy Schumer was harassed by a fan for a picture in Greenville, S.C., and he forcefully proceeded to take the photo after the actress asked him to stop.

The comedian documented the negative experience on Instagram, posting a photo of the man who took a picture in front of an unwilling Schumer.

"This guy in front of his family just ran up next to me scared the shit out of me. Put a camera in my face. I asked him to stop and he said 'no it's America and we paid for you,'" Schumer on Saturday Instagrammed of the man who can be seen wearing a smile on his face and giving a thumbs up to the camera.

"This was in front of his daughter," she continued. "I was saying stop and no. Great message to your kid. Yes legally you are allowed to take a picture of me. But I was asking you to stop and saying no. I will not take picture with people anymore and it's because of this dude in Greenville."

After receiving supportive comments from followers, Schumer clarified hours later that she would still take pictures "with nice people when I choose to." 

In a tweet, Schumer thanked her fans — "Thanks for the kind words and support. I know there are bigger problems in the world. But this was not right" — and clarified her earlier decision regarding photos: "I'll still take pictures with nice people when I choose to if it's a good time for that. But I don't owe you anything. So don't take it if I say no." 

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