Amy Schumer breaks up Oscar slap, addresses backlash over Will Smith calling ‘shocking’ slap

Amy Schumer She dumps her Oscar hosting experience.

from Will Smith slaps Chris Rock To get death threats over Kirsten Dunst seat filler bits And how it felt to share a hosting job with Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall, the comedian frankly answered Howard Stern’s many questions about his own topic. SiriusXM radio show Wednesday.

Amy Schumer, on Oscar night, deals with the backlash for Will Smith’s slap description as “shocking.” (Photo: Reuters/Eric Gillard)

The life and home The actress and comedian wasn’t excited to talk about the awards show, which she called an “exciting show,” explaining that she didn’t want to be seen as a “gap** trying to cash in on this seiy.” [situation]who saw Smith smack award-winning Best Actor presenter Chris Rock over the Ji Jin joke.

After all, you already encountered a backlash for her initial reactionA day after the show, she described herself as “excited and shocked”.

“People laughed at me for saying it was painful,” Schumer told Stern. “I don’t think it was shocking to me. I think it was painful For each of us.

Schumer said that Rock “is my good friend — one of my best friends. To see your friend get beaten up?” But at the same time it also included, “Will Smith, whom I loved. He loved us all forever. I don’t remember a time when I didn’t think: I loved that man.” So the violent show was “disturbing for many reasons” and “disturbing Everyone,” IncludingEveryone in the house didn’t see what I saw.” From the point of view of the co-host. “It was shocking. It was a problem.”

Watching him, Stern said, he wondered why Smith was allowed to collect the Oscars after he “just attacked” Rock.

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Schumer told her, “I just thought – maybe that was bad, I’ve been in an abusive relationship for years – Will Smith must have been in so much pain… I felt bad for him too. Maybe that wasn’t the right instinct but… “

She added that she had “no idea how that affected me or my performance,” as all the hype around the show was about Smith and not the winners or the fact that three women hosted for the first time in the show’s history. “He was just annoying as a person.”

Schumer also talked about having a file Trichotillomania. Because of this, she said, she understands how upsetting Jada Pinkett Smith’s baldness prank, even though Rock didn’t know she had alopecia, could be.

Added layer [and] “Another provocative reason was that it was about serious hair,” she said. hair loss; Growing up, not anymore, if someone talked about my hair that was the biggest fear of my life. I’m sure this is a big problem for their families.”

Schumer rock said who She directed one of her own showsin fact advised her before she hosted the Oscars, letting her entertain her on the big night.

“He’s the best, I love him so much,” she said. “He was like: You’re Amy F****** Schumer. He kept cheering me up and firing me,” he said, noting how hard it is to be a woman in the industry because women don’t respect past success and “people act like you didn’t do anything.”

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Chris Rock and Amy Schumer attend the Next 2018 GOOD + Foundation Gala # x002019;  s Evening of Comedy + Music Benefit, presented by Samsung Electronics America at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on September 12, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Jimmy McCarthy/Getty Images for GOOD+)

Chris Rock and Amy Schumer in 2018 (Image: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for GOOD + Foundation)

Schumer also revealed that the reason she used social media to explain that seat filler Jesse Plemons and Dunst’s joke was a bit because she “received death threats” out of anger at Dunst’s “disrespect.”

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“They were so bad that the intelligence service called me about this thing,” she said. “I was like, I think you have the wrong number. It’s Amy, not Will,” she joked, adding that LAPD had been in contact with her about the number. Misogyny is unbelievable.

Schumer said that her jokes were actually posted by anyone she mentioned before the show. This included communicating with Leonardo DiCaprio about her search for him dating young women (she said “Go ahead,” was the response), and King Richard Star Smith as well as Serena and Venus Williams for joking about being inspirational “After years of Hollywood ignoring women’s stories, we finally got a movie about the two amazing dads of Williams sisters.”

She added that she had no intention of telling the joke about Alec Baldwin and Rust Shooting at the Oscars – ie She said during the last stand up show in Las Vegas. She explained that she had “horrible evil jokes that I can’t help it. [are] On my mind, “But she would never have said it on Oscar night — even though she did while standing in Vegas.

Stern also asked her if he insulted her because she wasn’t asked to host the Oscars solo, seeing how successful she was and how much star power she had.

“I’ll be 100 percent honest: It was so exciting for me to host them, I didn’t want to host alone,” she replied, but explained that the producers “didn’t give that to me” as a solo concert.

“It has been so much fun working with them and doing that,” she continued. “I would feel comfortable doing this on my own. But I had such a good time with both. I just love them. Regina, I just thought she was so funny for a long time. Wanda is my good friend; she’s a killer… but I know what she’s saying. I appreciate it.”

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She also talked about whether it was competitive as the three made jokes and competed for time on TV broadcasts.

“I really like to collaborate – not to sound annoying,” she replied. “And I didn’t feel competitive at all. I work hard and know I’m going to be funny. I’ll write things down and give my best punch lines.” However, she added, “I think everyone was a little nervous and wondering if we should be competitors – and everyone is bringing their baggage from their careers and lives – two women of color and I look like someone calling out,” she joked, admitting she looked like “Karen.” But “in In the end, it was really fun.”

With all you’ve got with Hulu’s new show, the upcoming round whoreAnd guest in Only the murders in the building In addition to her young son, she said the job of hosting the Oscars “was a privilege. For a comedian, I wanted to do that,” especially after the COVID shutdown. “I feel like I’m 40, and I had the wombI’m addressing Endometrial… I feel like I’m at the height of my life and I wanted to do it.”

However, she sarcastically said she “just stopped emotional eating from the Oscars,” which took place on March 27, and may now only consider slap Smith “four times.”

“For a while, that was the only thing I could think of,” she admitted.

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