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“Hey, We’re Dirtbags, Too”: Amy Schumer, Selena Gomez, Tracee Ellis Ross and THR’s Comedy Actress Roundtable

“There’s this myth in Hollywood that women aren’t supportive of each other,” says Tracee Ellis Ross, and frankly, its perpetuation ticks her off. “Because we have each other’s backs, and today has been an example of that.” The Black-ish star is referencing her early May conversation with some of TV’s funniest women: Abbott Elementary’s Quinta […]

Melissa McCarthy, Hugh Grant Among A-List Cast for Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story’

Jerry Seinfeld has assembled an A-list cast for his feature directorial debut, which just so happens to be about the beloved breakfast dessert pastry Pop-Tarts. Netflix is behind Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story, which will star Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, Hugh Grant and James Marsden. Rounding out the cast are Jack McBrayer, Tom Lennon, […]

Shonda Rhimes, Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer Among Writer-Directors Urging Hollywood to Reconsider Guns Onscreen

Hollywood creators, led by Shonda Rhimes, Judd Apatow, Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Ruffalo, have signed a open letter urging their colleagues to reconsider the use of guns onscreen. “Like most of America, we are enraged by the recent mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde. Considering there have been over 250 other mass shootings so far […]

Amy Schumer, Maria Bamford, Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan Join Just for Laughs Comedy Festival Lineup

Just for Laughs has added to the star power of its 40th edition in July by booking Amy Schumer, Maria Bamford, Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan for the upcoming comedy festival in Montreal. As Schumer holds her first major tour post-pandemic, the Amy Schumer: Whore Tour will touch down at Just for Laughs on July […]

Why Amy Schumer’s ‘Life & Beth’ Is a TV Show Not a Movie

Amy Schumer’s latest project Life & Beth has been described as “deeply personal.” But the actress-comedian didn’t just draw on her own experiences for the narrative details of the Hulu dramedy, about a woman who reexamines her painful adolescence when she returns to her hometown after an unexpected tragedy. She also used her own life […]

Amy Schumer Says She Reached Out to Leonardo DiCaprio Before Oscars Joke, Got Death Threats Over Kirsten Dunst Bit

When co-hosting the 2022 Oscars, Amy Schumer wasn’t afraid to take aim with her jokes, particularly ones directed at Leonardo DiCaprio, King Richard and Kirsten Dunst. However, Schumer confirmed that the targets of her jokes were aware of what was to come and approved them ahead of time. During an interview on SiriusXM’s The Howard […]

Amy Schumer’s ‘Life & Beth’ Renewed at Hulu

Amy Schumer is sticking around at Hulu. The Disney-run streamer has ordered a second season of Schumer’s dramedy Life & Beth. The comedian announced the pickup Tuesday during an appearance on The Howard Stern Show. The renewal comes just under a month after Life & Beth’s all-at-once release. The show has earned positive reviews; viewing […]

Amy Schumer Calls Will Smith “Ali” and Slapping Incident “Just a F***ing Bummer” in Las Vegas Stand-Up Show

Amy Schumer and friends performed for a packed house at Las Vegas’ Mirage Theater as part of the Aces of Comedy series on Saturday. In her first public appearance since hosting the 94th Academy Awards, the comedian talked about Will Smith, motherhood and her surgery last fall to remove both her uterus and appendix. The […]

Wanda Sykes “Still Traumatized” by Oscars Slap, Says She Is Disappointed Will Smith Wasn’t Escorted Out

Oscars co-host Wanda Sykes says she’s “still traumatized” by Will Smith slapping Chris Rock onstage and is disappointed by how the show handled the incident, as well as the industry’s reaction in the audience. “I just felt so awful for my friend Chris. And it was sickening, absolutely sickening,” Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres in a clip […]

Amy Schumer Reacts to Will Smith Oscars Slap Incident: “Still Triggered and Traumatized”

Oscars co-host Amy Schumer has weighed in on the shocking incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock at Sunday’s Academy Awards. Late on Tuesday, Schumer, who co-hosted the 94th Academy Awards with Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes, posted a message on her Instagram that first made a lighthearted plug for her Hulu show Life & […]

Oscars: Read Transcript of Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes’ Opening Monologue

Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes didn’t hold back at the 2022 Oscars. Before the hosts began their opening monologue, DJ Khaled took the stage to introduce the “three queens.” The musician praised Hall, Sykes and Schumer’s outfits before he shouted out nominee Will Smith and asked when Bad Boys 4 would come out. […]

Oscars Hosts Amy Schumer, Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes Take Aim at Nominees and Florida: “We’re Going to Have a Gay Night”

Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes got the festivities started with a bang Sunday at the 2022 Oscars. Following Beyoncé’s opening performance in Compton of King Richard’s Oscar-nominated song “Be Alive,” DJ Khaled burst onto the stage to give the co-hosts a proper introduction as all three women made their entrance at once. Sykes […]