Amy Schumer's Life Goals: "I Want to Make Women Laugh"
Amy Schumer's trailblazing shoot to stardom has been nothing short of mesmerizing. Her hit Comedy Central series has women everywhere clutching their stomachs in laughter over her hilariously satirized pieces on sex and relationships and her tear-inducing words on confidence and self-acceptance at the Glamour Awards.
And with her autobiographical movie "Trainwreck" set to open in theaters July 17, Amy's provocative comedy is sure to kick her skyrocketing career to new heights.
For her August Glamour cover, Amy sat down with her sister and manager Kim Carmele to talk about all-things personal and empowering on her fast-track to comedic success. Check out an excerpt from the interview below:
Kim Carmele: Do you think people hear your comedy and assume that they can joke with you in a specific way? Not that that's an excuse.
Amy Schumer: I think anybody who's smart and who knows me can see that that’s an act and this is not. I'm very clear with my boundaries. I had a comedian one time pull me onto his lap, and I said, "Never do that to me again. You and I are not gonna play like that." I hope I do influence other women to set better boundaries for themselves.
The candid exchange between the two sisters also touched upon Amy's growing influence among women, specifically addressing Amy's take on feminism:
"I don’t try to be feminist. I just am. It’s innately inside me. I have no interest in trying to be the perfect feminist, but I do believe feminists are in good hands with me."
Click here to read the full interview.
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