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Amy Schumer Reveals Diagnosis, Says She's 'Reborn'

Comedian, the subject of internet speculation over her changed appearance, has Cushing syndrome

(Newser) - Earlier this month, Amy Schumer acknowledged there were "some medical and hormonal things going on in my world right now" after fans commented on her appearance—especially her "puffier" face—during a recent media tour to promote the new season of her Hulu show Life & Beth. Now,...

Amy Schumer Speaks Out About Her 'Puffier' Face

Comedian says she has endometriosis, slams gossip about her appearance

(Newser) - Amy Schumer doesn't owe anyone an explanation of her health issues, but the comedian felt obliged to offer an update after comments started flying over how she looks following a recent media tour to promote the second season of her show Life & Beth on Hulu. What people are...

Amy Schumer Under Fire for Posts on Israel, Hamas

Comedian clarifies, 'I want peace'

(Newser) - Amy Schumer is facing backlash after her posts about the Israel-Hamas war. The comedian, who is Jewish, has been posting relentlessly since the Hamas attack on Israel (if you want to look through her Instagram posts on the matter, start here ). She has, among other things, been questioning why...

Amy Schumer's Son Was Rushed to the ER

He's now 'home and better' after bout with RSV, comedian says

(Newser) - Amy Schumer hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend—a weekend that capped what she revealed, Sunday on Instagram , had been "the hardest week of my life." As she explained, "I missed Thursday rehearsals when my son was rushed to ER and admitted for RSV. Shout out...

In New Series, Amy Schumer Reveals Lifelong Disorder

40-year-old comedian has trichotillomania, which causes sufferers to pull out their own hair

(Newser) - Amy Schumer's autobiographical new series, Life & Beth , which she wrote, directed, and stars in, debuted on Hulu earlier this month, and one scene in particular has captured viewers' attention—one in which it's revealed the young character based on Schumer suffers from a disorder that causes her...

3 'Dynamic, Hilarious' Women Will Host This Year's Oscars

Regina Hall, Amy Schumer, and Wanda Sykes chosen after 3 hostless years

(Newser) - This year's Oscars will make history with an all-female trio of hosts. Producer Will Packer announced Tuesday that the 94th Academy Awards will be hosted by Amy Schumer, Regina Hall, and Wanda Sykes, NPR reports. "Imagine having one of the funniest women in comedy today hosting the Oscars,...

Amy Schumer No Longer Has a Uterus or an Appendix

Thanks to endometriosis

(Newser) - Amy Schumer is the latest celebrity to go public with her endometriosis battle. In an Instagram post over the weekend captioned, "If you have really painful periods you may have #endometriosis," the comedian revealed she'd had her uterus and appendix removed due to the condition. "The...

Amy Schumer's Comment on Krasinski Film Raises Eyebrows

Comedian notes 'Quiet Place II' director's 'pretend marriage' to Emily Blunt, though it seems like a joke

(Newser) - John Krasinski's A Quiet Place Part II is enjoying as much acclaim as the first installation released in 2018, with one big fan in particular noting her adoration of the tense horror film. CNN notes that after Amy Schumer recently saw the movie, which stars Krasinksi's wife, Emily...

Amy Schumer's Baldwin Joke Keeps Going

After first controversy, she pretends photo of Alec, Hilaria, and their kids is her own

(Newser) - It's a safe bet Amy Schumer didn't expect a jokey online post involving Hilaria Baldwin, wife of Alec, would cause such a firestorm. It began earlier this week, when 36-year-old Hilaria, a yoga instructor, posted a photo of herself , clad in underwear, holding new son Eduardo. As a...

Amy Schumer: Can I Have Wine With My Lyme?
Amy Schumer:
I Have Lyme

Amy Schumer: I Have Lyme Disease

Comedian makes her reveal on Instagram

(Newser) - Can you drink wine if you have Lyme disease? Amy Schumer wants to know. That's because the 39-year-old actress and comedian says she recently found out she has the tick-borne illness, and it may not be from a recent tick bite. Schumer made the announcement in a Tuesday Instagram...

Amy Schumer: No More Pregnancies
Amy Schumer:
No More Pregnancies

Amy Schumer: No More Pregnancies

Comedian considering a surrogate following IVF struggles

(Newser) - Amy Schumer has revealed that she "can't be pregnant ever again" following the birth of her first child last year. Schumer became pregnant with son Gene David, now 15 months old, through in vitro fertilization, per People . "He's the best thing in my life" but "...

Amy Schumer: We Named Our Son 'Genital' by Accident

Or, that's how it sounded

(Newser) - The joke was apparently on Amy Schumer. Us Weekly reports that while appearing on the Tuesday episode of her podcast "3 Girls, 1 Keith," Schumer revealed that she had to change her nearly one-year-old's name. Gene, who was born on May 5, was originally given the middle...

Posting Photos Brings Lawsuit for Comedian

Amy Schumer didn't own the rights to the images, photographer says

(Newser) - Amy Schumer posted two photos of herself on Instagram, which sounds fair enough. But the photographer says the photos taken last year weren't hers to post, and the comedian now faces a lawsuit. Felipe Ramales filed suit in New York, the Daily News reports. "One cannot use photographs...

Amy Schumer's Maternity Leave Lasted 2 Weeks

Comedian returns to the stage 15 days after giving birth

(Newser) - Amy Schumer gave birth to her first baby May 5. On May 20, she was back to work: The comedian made a surprise appearance at New York City's Comedy Cellar Monday night, CNN reports. A fellow comic captured a photo of Schumer in front of the packed audience, and...

Amy Schumer Welcomes Her Own 'Royal Baby'

She gave birth to son Sunday night

(Newser) - Duchess Meghan wasn't the only celebrity with big news to share on Monday. Amy Schumer announced in an Instagram post that her "royal baby" had been born at 10:55pm Sunday, People reports. The baby boy is the comedian's first child with husband Chris Fischer. In October,...

Amy Schumer: Hubby Is 'On the Spectrum'

Comedian says she 'knew from the beginning that my husband's brain was a little different than mine'

(Newser) - Amy Schumer loves her husband because of his autism, not in spite of it. Chef Chris Fischer, whom Schumer married last year , "has autism spectrum disorder. He's on the spectrum," Schumer says in her Netflix special Growing , which was filmed in Chicago in December and began streaming...

Pregnant Amy Schumer Hospitalized
Amy Schumer

Pregnant Amy Schumer Hospitalized

Comedian has hyperemesis gravidarum

(Newser) - A pregnant Amy Schumer is in the hospital and has been forced to postpone a planned Thursday night stand-up show in Dallas, Variety reports. "I’m fine. Baby’s fine but everyone who says the 2nd trimester is better is not telling the full story," the comedian wrote...

No Refills Needed With Costco's 4-Foot Wine Glass

'I can literally drink my height in wine'

(Newser) - If this Amy Schumer skit left you dreaming of owning your own massive wine glass, Costco has you covered. In time for the holidays, the retailer is hawking a 46-inch-tall wine glass with an in-store price of $79.99, or $99.99 with shipping. Though the packaging shows the glass...

Amy Schumer Announces Pregnancy in Unconventional Way

By embedding it in a list of recommended political candidates

(Newser) - Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer. The comedian and actress broke her baby news Monday on the Instagram stories of friend and journalist Jessica Yellin, the AP reports. Yellin, of the site, showed at the end of a...

Moms Read SNL Cast the Riot Act Over Trump

Enough with the Trump jokes, already

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live has made no small amount of hay over the Trump White House in its recent Cold Opens, but Saturday night's episode changed it up to focus on the cast's mothers—who promptly proceeded to rip their offspring over the plethora of Trump jokes, reports the...

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