Amy Schumer tweets in reacting to writer Kurt Metzger’s statements about sexual abuse indicate that her hit show Inside Amy Schumer is not going to be on air next season.
Inside Amy Schumer made amazing strides last year as Amy Schumer emerged as a super star in the world of comedy. The comedienne not only won a Peabody and an Emmy for the show but also penned and starred in her hit comedy movie, Trainwreck, she opened for Madonna at her concerts and lately, she just has a book out The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. She has become a spokeswomen for feminism and body loving.
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So it came as a shock when one of her proclaimed friends and writer for the show made comments about the female rape scenario. He posted a Facebook rant about the women not going to the proper authorities when they are sexually assaulted or abused.
The Facebook post was supposedly targeted private Facebook group for female comedians, UCB which initiated an onslaught on social media. Amy Schumer was also dragged into the dirt by association to Metzger. So she finally decided to take some action about it and took to Twitter to explain her side.
According to her tweets, she admitted that Metzger was her friend, a great person and an amazing writer. She said that she did not support or endorse his recent statements, she did not know why he was saying what he was saying.
She declared that his words were not hers. She further added in a tweet that Metzger was not writing for her show anymore because there was no show.
She said that she was not responsible for his firing because he was not a writer on her show anymore. Comedy Central has not made any statements about the show but judging from Amy’s comments, the show is not going to be on air for the next scheduled season.