In an interview on TODAY with Maria Shriver, comedian Amy Schumer got into some of the darker stuff about being a woman on television who is constantly criticized for her looks. Schumer has been mining the topic for laughs for a long time, but in the interview she actually gets emotional (gasp!) talking about how the stress of appearing in public on stage at times made her physically ill:

Schumer says:

It’s an emotional thing. It’s been a struggle for me my whole life, and especially just being in the entertainment industry. Standing on a stage in front of people, I can’t perform my best or be confident if I’m not sure — if I’m pulling at something [I’m wearing]. And sometimes, I would just want to throw in the towel and be like, ‘I’m not gonna go do stand-up tonight.'

Sources: TODAY