Amy Schumer, actress, comedian and bold warrior in the face of bullshit, continues to flip the bird at Hollywood's literally and figuratively narrow beauty standards. On last night's episode of The Jonathan Ross Show, she talked about the pressure put on actresses to be thin, and said that she was told to lose weight for her role in Trainwreck.
At the time, Schumer, 35, said that she "didn't know" (that the patriarchy tries to keep women down by keeping us hungry? That carbs are not worth giving up for a silly career in film and television?), so she lost the weight they asked of her.
But it won't happen again. "I didn't know that, so I lost some weight to do that, but never again," she said.
Good try, Hollywood, but Schumer is not falling for your starvation shenanigans. From now on, if you want Amy in your movies (and you do), you better let her eat some damn cake.