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Amy Schumer took time out of her stand-up show in Tampa on Sunday to talk politics, and apparently offended some of her audience members.
Schumer asked a Donald Trump supporter to join her onstage and talk about while he’s voting for Trump in this election. “Do you get worried at all with how impulsive he is, that he gets so fired up from Saturday Night Live doing a skit on him?” said the comedian. “Do you get worried he’ll be impulsive and get us in a lot of f—ing trouble we can’t get out of?”
The man responded by expressing how much he dislikes Hillary Clinton and after he walked off the stage, Schumer continued to talk about Trump, calling him an “orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster.”
Some members of the crowd started to boo and she said, “Of course, we’re in Florida, you’re going to boo.” The comedian then told the audience they were free to leave if they didn’t like her comments, and she instructed security to kick out audience members who were yelling out at her. The Tampa Bay Times reported that approximately 200 people left the show.
The majority of the audience stayed as Schumer asked survivors of sexual assault to stand up and said that she wanted to spend a few minutes talking about the election since she had a platform and she wanted to use it.
“I know you’re here to laugh, but you choose how you’re going to live your life, and it’s just too important,” said Schumer. She shared a story about sitting next to Hillary Clinton at her birthday party before speaking about gun violence and the victims that were killed at the Trainwreck shooting in Lafayette, La., last year.