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Adam Schumann was part of one of the first Infantry Battalions to head into the brutal city of Baghdad at a stage in the battle where their enemies were far from easy to be seen. The troops would patrol the streets in their hummers and attempt to protect the citizens whilst also fighting the enemy.
Bombs were common place and they were not made to be seen before it was too late. Adam was one of the soldiers who often identified potentially hostile and dangerous areas before the rest of the battalion entered.
Many friends fell in numerous battles and when their time on the front had ended, the surviving men and women serving returned to the US and attempted to rejoin a 'normal' day to day form of life. Finally on US soil, Adam is greeted home by his wife and their two young girls. Saskia and the girls are delighted to have Adam back and arrange a little welcome home party. The love between the couple is still easy to see but Saskia becomes more and more aware that her husband is more distant than he was before. Going to bed late, waking early and often having bad flashbacks are a daily reoccurrence. Wishing to protect his family from the horrors he's experienced, Adam distances himself from his wife.
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Schumer and her boyfriend Ben Hanisch, a furniture designer, have split up after dating for just over a year and a half.
Amy Schumer has broken up with her boyfriend Ben Hanisch after a relationship of nearly one and a half years, the star’s publicist has confirmed.
The couple had been together since 35 year old Schumer confirmed the relationship back in January 2016. However, they had not been spotted out together that much in recent times, with Hanisch not turning up with her to the premiere of her recent comedy Snatched last month.
“Amy and Ben have ended their relationship after thoughtful consideration and remain friends,” a representative for Schumer told People magazine on Wednesday (May 17th).
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Amy Schumer And Goldie Hawn's new movie Snatched is out next Friday
When she began working on her new comedy Snatched, about a mother and daughter who are kidnapped while on holiday in Ecuador, Amy Schumer only had one person in mind to play her mother. "It was always Goldie Hawn," Schumer says. "As someone who has loved her my whole life, to have her want to work with me and be in scenes with her is amazing. I never even dreamed of something like that for myself."
Amy and Goldie star as mother and daughter
It was two years ago that Schumer first approached Hawn with the idea. She spotted her while they were on a flight together. "She was a couple rows ahead of me," Schumer says. "I just kinda creepily stared at her the whole flight." She finally got up the nerve to talk to her after the plane landed.
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Goldie Hawn accepted the role in 'Snatched' ''mostly'' because of her co-star Amy Schumer.
The 71-year-old actress plays the role of Amy's on-screen mother Linda in the comedy movie, and the star has admitted she decided to return to the acting business after 15 years was because she was desperate to work with the stand-up comedian.
She told the Chicago Sun Times: ''It was time to come back, but the hook was mostly Amy.''
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Schumer had been attached to the Sony project since December 2016.
Though she’s spent months fending off body-shaming trolls over her casting, it turns out that Amy Schumer won’t be bringing Barbie to the big screen after she had to pull out of the forthcoming live-action movie due to schedule conflicts.
“Sadly, I’m no longer able to commit to Barbie due to scheduling conflicts. The film has so much promise, and Sony and Mattel have been great partners,” Schumer said in a statement to Variety on Friday (March 24th). “I’m bummed, but look forward to seeing Barbie on the big screen.”
Amy Schumer has pulled out of the live-action 'Barbie' film
The comedienne is definitely not too fat to play Barbie.
Amy Schumer is clapping back at critics who have dubbed her 'too fat' to take on the iconic 'Barbie' role for which she was announced last week, explaining how she is neither fat nor ashamed of her curvaceous body and thinks she'd do the role justice.
Amy Schumer's response to body-shamers is everything a Barbie should be
Last week it was announced that comedienne of the moment Amy Schumer was in talks to play Barbie in a new live action film of the same time based on the celebrated Mattel doll range. Since the announcement, many people have lashed out at the decision, accusing Schumer of not having the right body shape for the role.
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The comedian will play a doll who gets kicked out of Barbieland.
Amy Schumer is reportedly close to signing on for Sony’s live-action Barbie movie.
Deadline reports that the comedian is in negotiations to play the title role in Barbie, which is due for release in summer 2018.
Amy Schumer is in talks to play Barbie
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She's being accused of racism after the video premiered on Tidal.
The internet has reacted with fury over Amy Schumer's recent parody of Beyonce's 'Formation', directed by Marcus Russell Price and featuring Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack and Wanda Sykes, which hit Tidal on Friday (October 21st 2016). In it she does her best Beyonce moves while scantily clad and covered in dirt.
Amy Schumer incites fury over 'Formation' video
The parody video for Beyonce's 'Lemonade' single was shot on the set of Schumer's 'Mother/Daughter' comedy project which is coming soon. It wasn't necessarily the video that has caused people to lash out, more the choice of song. Some are saying that it was insensitive to pick a song to lampoon that is specifically about black culture. For this reason, people have also directed their anger at Jay Z for allowing the video to be streamed on subscription music service, and at Wanda Sykes for being a part of it.
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Some fans in Tampa on Sunday were not happy when the gig became political.
Amy Schumer read an open letter addressed to those who walked out of her Tampa show on Sunday, while on stage at Madison Square Garden last night.
On Sunday around 200 audience members had left her show mid-way, after she made a joke about Donald Trump, calling him an "orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster".
Amy Schumer has addressed those who walked out of her Tampa show after a Donald Trump joke
Some audience members did not agree with Schumer taking a dig at Trump.
According to The Tampa Bay Times, Schumer referred to Trump as an "orange, sexual-assaulting, fake- college-starting monster,” among other things, during the show at the Amalie Arena.
Amy Schumer angered some Trump fans in Florida on Sunday night
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Internet security Intel Security (McAfee) published its annual list of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online in 2016.
She’s long been a thorn in the side of the patriarchy with her irreverent and forthright brand of comedy, but now Amy Schumer is proving to be actively dangerous – to internet users who search for her name!
A new report conducted on various search engines by anti-virus experts shows that Amy Schumer has been the most dangerous name to search for online in 2016, as the internet security firm Intel Security published its annual list of the TV, music and film stars whose names are most regularly hijacked by hackers to lure people to sites carrying malware.
Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online in 2016
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Amy Schumer for president!
Amy Schumer took to Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live' to parody the recent presidential debate at Hofstra University; the first debate between presidential candidiates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of the election in November. Schumer was joined by Ramona Singer to discuss a more important issue: white wine.
Amy Schumer defends Chardonnay in serious live debate
The comedienne and 'The Real Housewives of New York City' star argued over Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay with Andy Cohen acting as the moderator. Each had 30 seconds to put their stance across, and a further 15 seconds to argue the others' point. To mark the end of their time was a soundbite of Bethenny Frankel yelling 'Shut the f**k up!', which real debate moderator Lester Holt unfortunately failed to use.
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Schumer said she’d ‘always wanted’ to be on Kiss Cam and her dream came true on Sunday.
Amy Schumer got to fulfil a life goal on Sunday, when she got caught on Kiss Cam during the New York Mets game at Citi Field in New York. Schumer’s Kiss Cam moment started innocently enough with the comedian giving her dad a kiss on the cheek, but she then turned to boyfriend Ben Hanisch and things got graphic.
The comedian says she will never diet for a movie role again.
Amy Schumer has revealed that she was advised to lose weight before her big screen debut in Trainwreck, so she didn't 'risk hurting moviegoers eyes'. Speaking on ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’, Schumer discussed the unfair treatment of women in Hollywood and said she would never succumb to the pressure to be thinner again.
Amy Schumer says she was told to lose weight for Trainwreck
"It was explained to me before I did that movie that if you weigh over 140 pounds as a woman in Hollywood, if you're on the screen it will hurt people's eyes,” Schumer told Ross in the episode which will air tomorrow night.
Not even food poisoning could stop Amy Schumer from laughing during her trip to Paris with boyfriend Ben Hanisch.
Food poisoning would be enough to end anyone's romantic holiday, but we have to hand it to Amy Schumer for not letting it get her down during her trip to Paris. Schumer was visiting the city of love with boyfriend Ben Hanisch when she was struck down with food poisoning on Monday and eventually hospitalised which, for the comedian, was the perfect time to make a hilarious video.
The comedian says she absolutely describes herself as a feminist, despite the label having negative connotations for some.
Amy Schumer has branded anyone who doesn’t call themselves a feminist an ‘insane person’. Speaking on BBC Newsnight, the US comedian said she’s very comfortable defining herself as a feminist, as the term just means a belief in equality of the sexes.
Amy Schumer is proud to call herself a feminist
“I think anyone who’s not a feminist is an insane person,” she told presenter Emily Maitlis. “I think they don’t know what feminism means. It just means equality for women but I think that word has a whole different meaning for different people.
Continue reading: Amy Schumer: "Anyone Who's Not A Feminist Is An Insane Person"
The ‘Girls’ creator came under fire after sharing a story about sitting next to the NFL star at the Met Ball in May.
Lena Dunham has attempted to clarify a story she shared about sitting next to Odell Beckham Jr at the Met Ball, where she claimed he ignored her because she ‘was not the shape of a woman by his standards’. Dunham said her story, which appeared in the most recent ‘Lenny Letter’, set off an ‘outrage machine’ on social media, as she was accused of being hypocritical and self-absorbed.
Lena Dunham has attempted to clarify her Odell Beckham Jr Met Gala story.
During an interview she conducted with Amy Schumer, Dunham said: “You and I were literally sitting across from each other at the Met Ball, and it was so surreal to get to do that. I was sitting next to Odell Beckham Jr.
Schumer’s cryptic tweets on Wednesday evening left fans thinking the series had come to an end.
‘Inside Amy Schumer’ fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as the Comedy Central sketch show has not been cancelled. Many thought that Schumer herself had announced the end of the series on Twitter Wednesday, but the comedian has since made it clear that it’s not all over yet.
‘Inside Amy Schumer’ has not been cancelled
“#InsideAmySchumer is not cancelled," Schumer tweeted. "Comedy Central has provided us with a wonderful home and we couldn't be happier there. I am just touring. Doing Standup and focusing on writing more for the next year at least. We are slated for a season 5 but not in the foreseeable future.”
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A member of the show’s writing team, Kurt Metzger, came under fire earlier this week for comments he made regarding rape.
Amy Schumer appears to have announced the end of her Comedy Central sketch show ‘Inside Amy Schumer’. The comedian took to twitter on Wednesday to speak out, after her colleague Kurt Metzger caused controversy with comments he made regarding rape. Schumer told fans that she had not fired Metzger from the show, but that he no longer worked for her because, “we aren't making the show anymore”.
Is this the end for ‘Inside Amy Schumer’?
“I am so saddened and disappointed in Kurt Metzger. He is my friend and a great writer and I couldn't be more against his recent actions,” Schumer tweeted. “Kurt does not work for me. He is not a writer on my show. Please stop asking me about it. His words are not mine.”
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In her new book ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’, Schumer opens up about the often painful experiences in her childhood.
Amy Schumer’s new book The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo is sure to be filled with loads of laughs and written in the Trainwreck star’s usual frank and funny fashion. But in the book Schumer also recalls some of her most painful childhood memories, including when she found out her mother was having an affair with her best friend’s father.
Amy Schumer has opened up about the time her mother confessed to having an affair
At age 13 Schumer says her mother confessed to her that she was having an affair with a married family friend named Lou, who was the father of Amy's best friend. "One day after school I came home and saw my mother slumped on the couch. She'd clearly been crying hard," Schumer writes in an extract published by People.
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The model appears on the cover of August's Cosmo magazine.
Curvy model Ashley Graham appears on the August issue of Cosmopolitan and has taken the opportunity to speak out and criticise Amy Schumer on her 'double standards' when it comes to being a plus size icon. The comedian recently showed some anger in being featured in Glamour magazine's special 'plus size' issue.
Ashley Graham says Amy Schumer's comments show double standards
The 27-year-old recently featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and she's always been extremely open about promoting body confidence among young women. Amy Schumer has been too, but when she was mentioned among other curvaceous celebrities in the Special Edition of Glamour earlier this year (of which Ashley Graham also appeared on the cover), she was rather vocal about not wishing to be classed as plus size - despite the fact that a lot of her humour relies on her curvy body shape.
The newly-elected Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced that ads that make passengers "feel pressurised... into unrealistic expectations surrounding their bodies" will end.
Body shaming has been a hot topic in recent years, with a number of high-profile stars such as Amy Schumer and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini calling for an end to pressure from society on women to conform to unattainable body shapes.
Now, however, the idea has received backing in the form of law from the new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, as he announced that advertisements that promote unrealistic body images will be banned from the London transport network.
Khan, who is affiliated to the Labour Party and was elected as Mayor last month, has two teenage daughters, announced the new Transport for London (TfL) advertising policy on Monday (June 13th), and warned that such ads risked causing body confidence issues, particularly among young people.
Schumer will be playing four gigs in Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester and London in late August and early September as she launches her first ever stand-up world tour.
Comedian and actress Amy Schumer has announced details of her British and Irish tour dates on her first ever world tour this summer.
The 35 year old, who won a BAFTA for Excellence in Comedy last year and who recently secured her first TV special as a stand-up comic, called ‘Amy Schumer Live at the Apollo’, will be performing at Dublin’s 3Arena on August 26th, before moving on to Edinburgh’s Playhouse on August 30th, designed to coincide with the Edinburgh Fringe festival.
Amy Schumer announced details of her Irish and British dates on her world tour
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Leslie Brewer has received death threats since Schumer complained about him.
It's not the first time that Amy Schumer has controversially incited public criticism on to people that have annoyed her, but one fan on the receiving end thinks the comedienne may have gone too far this time after she posted his photo online following a disagreement over photos in the street.
Amy Schumer doesn't wecome unsolicited photos
When a fan decided to video and photograph Schumer while she was out jogging in Greenville, South Caroline, she wasn't exactly happy about the approach and made her feelings perfectly clear on social media. The fan in question however, named Leslie Brewer, has opened up about the barage of abuse he's had from her fans since.
Continue reading: Amy Schumer Fan Blasts Comedian For Making Him A Target
The comedian said she was approached by an overly pushy man in Greenville.
Amy Schumer has said she’ll only be taking pictures with ‘nice people’ when she choses to from now on, after an over-eager man in Greenville, South Carolina this weekend ‘scared the sh—t’ out of her.
Amy Schumer has called out a man on social media who harassed her for a picture.
Posting a photo of the unidentified man on Instagram, Schumer wrote: "This guy in front of his family just ran up next to me scared the s--t 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.' “
Goldie Hawn made Amy Schumer's father's dreams come true by FaceTiming with him recently while he confessed his love to her.
The 70-year-old actress is currently working on a mother-daughter comedy with the 34-year-old star and Goldie made Gordon Schumer's day by FaceTiming with him recently.
Amy uploaded a video to Instagram with the caption: ''FaceTime with the goddess Goldie Hawn making my dads dream come true (sic).''
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This is why Bono isn't a world leader...
Bono has decided that the best way to cripple ISIS and counter terrorism is by making them laugh. In his mind, violence doesn't work because it's all they understand, so why not introduce them to a concept they've never heard of before? Which is comedy. Apparently.
Bono knows how he would defeat ISIS...
Yeah, we don't think the U2 frontman is going to be running for president any time soon, even if we overlook that's he's not American. It's like showing up to debate class, realising you haven't prepared at all and just rattling off the first idea you can think of. Regardless of how stupid it is. The only problem is, Bono is 'actually serious'.
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She is also done with labels.
Feminist spokesperson Lena Dunham has reached out in defence of Amy Schumer following her recent attack on a magazine publication which labelled the latter 'plus-size'. Dunham has warned of the dangers of labelling women according to their size when it comes to fashion, claiming that all sizes of women should be targeted in the same way.
Lena Dunham agrees that labels aren't necessary
'Girls' star Dunham arrived at the Hollywood Reporter's 35 Most Powerful People event in New York yesterday (April 6th 2017), where she was in attendance to receive an honour for her work particularly in regards to her feminist newsletter Lenny Letter.
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Defends Amy Schumer's Criticism Of Plus-Size Label
The 'Trainwreck' star claimed that the magazine used her name without her permission in a special 'plus size' issue, and says that she doesn't even qualify as such.
Amy Schumer has criticised Glamour magazine for featuring her name in their new issue that focusses around ‘plus size women’ in the entertainment, modelling and music industries.
The American comedian and actress’s name is included on the front cover of the special edition of the magazine, alongside those of Adele and Melissa McCarthy, while model Ashley Graham adorned the cover itself in a red dress.
However, Schumer took exception to the way the issue was packaged, and said that Glamour had included her name on the front cover without her permission while putting her 2015 feature from the main magazine in the special issue.
'Inside Amy Schumer' is back this Spring.
Amy Schumer understands that the only TV premiere anyone really cares about this month is 'Game Of Thrones', but that's not stopping her making sure you know that season four of her show 'Inside Amy Schumer' is also set to air in April. And how else to grab your attention but with this inspired promo video?
Amy Schumer's show arrives ahead of 'Game Of Thrones'
Entitled 'Schwinter Is Coming', the brief video sees the 'Trainwreck' star bedecked in fantasy-style get up - Daenerys Targaryen style - upon a white horse whose reins are held by two handlers also in appropriate gear. 'On April 21st, 'Inside Amy Schumer' returns and, no spoilers, but Jon Snow is definitely alive', she explains, joking about the biggest plot mystery that has had fans speculating themselves silly since last year. 'Because he said 'no' to doing our show.'
Continue reading: Amy Schumer Does 'Game Of Thrones' Spoiler Joke For TV Promo
The comedian was felling generous after viewing a performance of ‘Hamilton’ on Saturday night.
Trainwreck star Amy Schumer showed her generosity on Saturday evening when she left a $1,000 tip for bartenders after attending a performance of Hamilton. The comedian was on a night out with friends including boyfriend Ben Hanisch, who she revealed she was dating back in January.
Amy Schumer left a generous tip for bartenders on Saturday night.
Schumer left the mega tip for a bill of just $77. Speaking to the New York Daily News, bartender and aspiring actor Madeleine DeJohn said: “I was very touched, it was just something so generous and so kind that you don’t see every day.”
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Pescatelli and fellow comedians Wendy Liebman and Kathleen Madigan had accused Schumer of using jokes lifted from their material.
Tammy Pescatelli, one of the comedians who accused Amy Schumer of joke stealing has back tracked on her comments, admitting that she may have taken things too far. Appearing on Opie with Jim Norton, Pescatelli apologised to Schumer, saying the Trainwreck star has 'every right to be mad'.
Tammy Pescatelli has apologised to Amy Schumer for accusing her of joke stealing.
“I said what I said, and it is probably, you know, parallel thinking. That does happen. I’m no genius on that,” Pescatelli said. “I’m not breaking any new ground, as I’ve witnessed time and time again during my shows and especially on the Internet over the past couple days.”
Continue reading: Tammy Pescatelli Apologises For Accusing Amy Schumer Of Joke Stealing
She wants to set the record straight.
Amy Schumer has been caught up in a firestorm of accusations alleging that she has stolen certain jokes from various comedians' stand-up routines. Now the 'Trainwreck' star has reached out via radio to absolutely deny that she's done anything of the sort and even promised to take a lie-detector test.
Amy Schumer denies stealing anyone's jokes
The allegations suggest that she has directly taken jokes from the likes of Tammy Pescatelli, Wendy Liebman, Patrice O'Neal and Kathleen Madigan and implemented them in her own stand-up shows and television sketches. One of them includes her 'Slap Chef' skit from 'Inside Amy Schumer'; a joke that suggests a good diet would be to pay a chef to slap food out of your mouth, something that was alluded to in an Oprah routine of Madigan's.
Continue reading: Amy Schumer To Take A Polygraph To Prove Innocence Over Joke Theft
Some things you just can't say about Schumer.
Okay, people seriously need to learn not to insult Amy Schumer. The latest victim of her wicked comebacks is a teen movie critic, who dared make a rather sexist comment on Twitter after the 'Trainwreck' star stopped to take a photo with him. Needless to say, he didn't get away with it.
Don't mess with the Schumer
Jackson Murphy got the chance to attend the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday (January 17th 2016) where he met many of his fans and the icons he writes about on his website. One of those was Amy Schumer, but unfortunately his humour was not so forthcoming when it came to putting up the picture on Twitter. 'Spent the night with Amy Schumer. Certainly not the first guy to write that', he wrote alongside the image, which he later deleted.
Continue reading: Amy Schumer Shames Fan Over Sexist Twitter Comment
Renewels and new shows - it's gonna be hilarious.
Looks like you can expect a whole load more funnys from Comedy Central this year - two of your favourite shows have at least two more seasons ahead, and a new show is set to hit in the Spring. So sit back and relax for a comedy ride featuring Amy Schumer and 'Broad City'.
Amy Schumer returns to Comedy Central
'Inside Amy Schumer' has been picked up for early renewal with the announcement of Season 5 in 2017. Season 4, meanwhile, is yet to be broadcast, but will hit Comedy Central in April 2016 with an exact schedule date yet to be announced. It seemed unlikely that the show would achieve such roaring success, enough to warrant an early renewal the likes of which is usually only reserved for big budget action, fantasy and sci-fi shows. Thankfully, though, the world has taken to Schumer like a duck to water, especially since her blockbuster big screen debut 'Trainwreck' was released.
Everyone's favourite comedienne has found love.
Hollywood's most hilariously funny eligible bachelorette has been snapped up. Amy Schumer proves she isn't as much of a 'Trainwreck' as her movie character, because she's embarked on a serious relationship with a very handsome non-celebrity named Ben Hanisch.
Sorry boys, Amy Schumer is officially taken!
We couldn't be happier for this sensational comedienne. Not only has she just had the most successful year of her life with the continued success of her sketch show 'Inside Amy Schumer', winning multiple awards from a Primetime Emmy to a Peabody, gaining huge critical acclaim for her first filmmaking venture 'Trainwreck' alongside a Golden Globe nomination and even getting to appear in the 2016 Pirelli Calendar, but she has also finally found romance.
Continue reading: Amy Schumer Brings Hot New Beau To Obama Press Conference
The two best friends will play sisters, with Lawrence in the role of the ‘wilder’ sibling.
Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that the script for her and Amy Schumer's highly-anticipated film has an 'official first draft'. The pair have been working on the script together for months and Lawrence has previously promised that the film will be 'pretty funny' and the pair will be playing sisters.
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer have finished the first draft of their script.
"We have finished writing it," Lawrence told BBC6 Music. "We have an official first draft. I am going to try and fit it somewhere into my ghoulish schedule." The pair are real-life best friends and as expected they had a lot of fun working on the script together.
The pair have teamed up on a collaborative script
Jennifer Lawrence remains hot property in Hollywood and funny woman Amy Schumer has also proved her comedic and hilarious worth over the past year. Now the pair have teamed up to create the ultimate movie dream and have just finished a collaborative script for their new film.
Jennifer Lawrence is already looking towards her next film and teaming up with Amy Schumer
Lawrence, who has graced our New Year cinema screens with her latest David O. Russell film Joy, spoke to Lauren Laverne on BBC 6 Music and told the presenter the pair wanted to start work on the project "soon".
Continue reading: Jennifer Lawrence And Amy Schumer Have A "Pretty Funny Movie"
Because Hollywood is making some amazing changes.
We like to think 2015 has seen Hollywood re-define womanhood with various movies depicting unusually interesting roles for women. Some, of course, are true stories or documentaries, but others truly mark a true progression in the film industry. Here are just a few of this year's movies that have done women proud.
Charlize Theron is as badass as it gets in 'Mad Max'
1. Mad Max: Fury Road - We haven't seen a character as badass as Furiosa in movies for a while, and Charlize Theron really nailed it as a shaven-headed renegade with a mechanical arm who had grown up around men. She rescues the five wives from her tyrannical boss and gives Max a run for his money with her ability to fire a weapon.
Because falling never falls to make people laugh.
Losing ones footing and falling flat is pretty much the one thing you can guarantee you have in common with the biggest celebrities. It's funny when your pal does it, and it's funny when a star does it. The only difference is, they're reminded of it for the rest of the year.
There's been some pretty epic literal slip-ups from the celebrity world in the most public places you can think of this year; on stage and on the red carpet. Here's just a handful of the best ones:
The former ‘SNL’ cast members were on hosting duty this time and they brought back a few familiar faces.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were back together on ‘Saturday Night Live’ this weekend, hosting the show’s annual festive episode. The Sisters' stars' return to the series had us all excited for weeks and these two definitely didn’t disappoint and what’s better is, they even brought back Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin!
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosted ‘SNL’ together on Saturday night.
It felt like 2008 again during one sketch as the current Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) had a dream in which she’s visited by her past self (played by Poehler). Past Hillary had plenty of advice for her current self as she prepares to try and make her White House dreams come true.
Bring on another eventful year with 2016.
Is it just us, or has 2015 gone by really quickly? Either way, the year is coming to a close and it's been pretty eventful to say the least. Here's a break down on just a few of the things that have happened this year in the world of film, music and entertainment.
Eddie Redmayne wins big with 'The Theory Of Everything'
January: The biggest event of the beginning of the year was, of course, the Golden Globes; an event that this year saw success for 'Boyhood' and Eddie Redmayne following his part in 'The Theory Of Everything'. Julianne Moore won Best Actress for 'Still Alice'. The rest of the month was a bit of a low; record producer Suge Knight was arrested following a hit and run incident (and later jailed), Nick Cannon filed for divorce from Mariah Carey, and Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive in her bathtub.
The two besties are both nominated for a Golden Globe.
Jennifer Lawrence and BFF Amy Schumer will compete against each other for the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical award at next year’s Golden Globes, but it doesn't look like their friendship is under threat. Instead, Jennifer Lawrence has found the perfect way to show the world they're still the best of friends.
Jennifer Lawrence wants to wear the same dress as Amy Schumer to the Golden Globes.
Speaking to E! News, Lawrence revealed that she wants to wear the same dress as Schumer to the awards. "We're going to try to figure out to wear the exact same thing. That’s my mission. I really want us to wear the same thing.”
The names are finally in!
The second biggest film awards ceremony is due next month, and after weeks of speculation, we've finally received the full confirmed list of nominees for the 2016 Golden Globes with 'Carol' and 'The Big Short' leading the categories.
Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett are both up for Best Actress
'Carol' is among those in the Best Drama section, with director Todd Haynes also up for an award and stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara vying against each other for Best Actress. The visceral 'Mad Max: Fury Road' also joins the Best Drama list, with George Miller up for Best Director, and Leonardo Dicaprio is looking at a Best Actor award for his role in the third Best Drama contender 'The Revenant'; Alejandro Iñárritu is also among possible Best Directors.
Continue reading: 'Carol' And 'The Big Short' Land Most Nominations For 2016 Golden Globes
These are the ladies that have made us laugh this year.
The world is well and truly over the times when comedy used to be a male-centred entertainment faction. Nowawdays, it's the ladies of laughter keeping the smiles on our faces with the likes of heavenly duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and of course the iconically hilarious Amy Schumer.
So here's a little tribute to 10 comediennes of the world as 2016 approaches, and we hope to see a lot more of these ladies in the coming months.
Amy Poehler was the star of 'Parks and Recreation'
Meet the celebrities brave enough to stand up for their 'flaws'.
Body confidence is the order of the day in the media at the moment, with more and more stars speaking out against photo air-brushing and body shaming, and insisting that it's ok for ladies to be different shapes, sizes and colours. And it's certainly been an encouraging venture for fans.
Amy Schumer gives us body confidence goals
The latest campaign to have people see women for who they are, not just with how they look but also their achievements, is the much talked about 2016 Pirelli Calendar shot by Annie Leibovitz. While known for featuring a variety of glamorous models, this year they've taken a different direction and selected female icons based on their impact on culture. They're not the only ones to be boosting our confidence recently though, here are just a handful of stars that are truly embracing their reflections:
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The famous calendar has taken a different approach this year, celebrating inspirational women photographed by Annie Leibovitz.
Comedian Amy Schumer has stripped down for the 2016 Pirelli Calendar and said she’s ‘never felt more beautiful’. The 34-year-old leads the collection of 12 inspirational women who have been photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the 2016 calendar, marking a departure from the pin-ups of the past.
The two BFFs have just finished the first draft of their screenplay together.
Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence have written a screenplay together which the comedienne has described as ‘funny, dirty and real’, much like the two BFFs. While she did slightly tease us, Schumer gave little away about the upcoming project at the Hollywood Film Awards on Monday evening, where she took home the comedy award.
Amy Schumer has written a screenplay with Jennifer Lawrence.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly Schumer said: “We just finished a new draft, and we’re just excited about it. It’s funny, it’s dirty, it’s real. It’s like us.” The project was first revealed earlier this year, with Lawrence confirming it would be a comedy where the two play sisters.
Amy Schumer - Madonna performs live during her 'Rebel Heart' tour at Madison Square Garden. Actress Amy Schumer guest starred as a special opening act. at Madison Square Garden - New York, United States - Wednesday 16th September 2015
The song debuted on the comedian’s Comedy Central series and has stuck a chord on social media.
On Tuesday night’s edition of ‘Inside Amy Schumer’, a fictional boyband, that may or may not have been based on One Direction, performed ‘Girl, You Don't Need Makeup’. A song which may or may not have been based on, ‘What Makes You Beautiful’. As well as being pretty funny, the song also inspired women to tweet Schumer selfies of their makeup-free faces, using the hashtag, #girlyoudontneedmakeup.
Schumer encouraged fans to tweet their no make-up selfies.
The song highlighted the mixed messages often heard in the media when it comes to make- up and natural beauty. The boys began by singing to Amy, ‘You don't need no lipstick / You don't need no blush / 'Cause you've got that inner natural glow / Magazines say that you're whack / Girl, don't believe them / Just leave that tabloid trash on the rack.’
Amy Schumer - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the 2015 CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards which were held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Friday 24th April 2015
The ‘Yeezus’ rapper was pranked by the comedienne on the red carpet, but he didn't even seem phased by the stunt.
Kanye West had quite the evening on Tuesday when he attended the annual TIME 100 gala, where he was honoured as one of the most influential people in the world. Kanye’s night began when he appeared on the red carpet with wife Kim Kardashian and was ‘pranked’ by comedienne Amy Schumer in front of the world's press.
West is one of the cover stars of Time magazine’s 'most influential' issue.
Schumer threw herself at the feet of the power couple, but the stunt garnered pretty much no reaction from Kim and Kanye. Yes Kimye didn't even bat an eyelid at the sight of a grown woman falling in front of them and instead just continued on down the red carpet business as usual.
Schumer revealed that a fourth season of her Comedy Central sketch show had been green lit on Monday evening, which was confirmed on Tuesday.
The third season of her sketch series made its premiere earlier on Tuesday, and there’s even more good news for Amy Schumer. Comedy Central has renewed ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ for a fourth season, it has been confirmed.
Appearing as a guest on ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ on Monday evening, Schumer announced the news herself. Earlier on Tuesday, she confirmed that with The Hollywood Reporter. “I'm so happy to keep the ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ family together,” she said. “Excited and scared for everyone to see what we do next.”
Amy Schumer saw her sketch show renewed for a fourth season
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Was Chris Pratt’s shirtless performance as Starlord enough to bag him a popcorn trophy?
With Oscar season finally over it’s time for the fun to begin, as the MTV Movie Awards are here yet again to hand out the trophies that really matter. Categories such as ‘Best Shirtless Performance’ and ‘Best Scared-as-Sh-t Performance’ will be contested alongside more traditional awards such as Best Movie and Best Male and Female Performance during the ceremony next month.
Best shirtless performance? Chris Pratt in Guardians of the Galaxy
Leading the nominations is Marvel’s breakthrough hit Guardians of the Galaxy, which has scored seven nominations this year. Leading man Chris Pratt has been recognised multiple times with nods in the best male performance, best shirtless performance, best musical performance and best comedic performance categories. The film itself has also been nominated for movie of the year.
Continue reading: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Leads MTV Movie Awards Nominations
Amy Schumer - A variety of stars were snapped as they arrived for Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs' The event was held at the Beacon Theater in New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 1st March 2015
Amy enjoys her life in the big city with her comfortable apartment, wacky friends and driven job as a reporter for a men's magazine. As a young girl, her parents sadly divorced, and her father wasted no time in drumming into her that a lifelong partnership with just one person left much to be desired. So she's certainly taking her father's words literally and seems to enjoy the company of a different man every night (though never the full night); it's a life that she has no plans to change any time soon. However, something shifts in her consciousness when she meets sports doctor Aaron Connors on whom she's been commissioned to write an article. The pair hit it off right away, but after their first night together, Amy's left wondering if ending it there is really the best thing to do. It feels weird to carry on seeing someone after she's slept with them, but at the same time, she can't remember the last time she had so much fun.
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The 33 year old sketch show star will bring her controversial and irreverent style to the great and good of Hollywood in April next year.
Amy Schumer has announced that she will be hosting the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.
The edgy and risqué comedienne will front the ceremony live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday April 12th.
The Emmy-nominated comedienne will be fronting MTV's Movie Awards in April next year. Look out censors!
Continue reading: Amy Schumer Confirmed As Host Of MTV Movie Awards 2015
Amy Schumer and Kimberly Schumer - Photographs of a variety of stars as they arrived at the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards which were held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, New York, United States - Monday 1st December 2014
All female pop-rock band Haim looked their usual glamorous, long-locked selves as they posed for photos outside Carnegie Hall in New York for the 2014 Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
There were several familiar faces at the 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' New York premiere held at the Beacon Theatre, among which was former child star Haley Joel Osment, who rose to fame as Cole Sear in Oscar nominated 'The Sixth Sense' in 1999.
Rockstars and comedians hit the Hilton Hotel in New York City for the Friars Club Roast of Jack Black. Along with Black himself, Kiss star Gene Simmons and his wife Shannon Tweed and son Nick Simmons also made appearances.
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