“I really like enjoying a monster.”
Amy Schumer mentioned her onstage persona as a part of a comedy actor roundtable with the Hollywood Reporter.
For context, Amy is about to go on her first standup tour since 2019, titled Amy Schumer: Whore Tour. As a part of the roundtable, it was identified that Amy IRL is married — and, given the title of the tour, the query of how she navigates between her onstage persona and the individual she really is was raised.
“It positively was once totally a persona, and it feels actually good to get nearer to me,” she started.
“I really like enjoying a monster, identical to the worst white girl, however I’m getting additional and additional away from that [in my act].”
“It’s occurred regularly, simply educating myself and seeing the hurt in joking round about issues which can be dangerous and taking extra accountability and having it not simply be about attempting to sneak into this boys’ membership,” she added.
This is not the primary time Amy has alluded to an on-stage persona — in 2015, when she was known as out for a earlier joke mocking hispanic males, she apologized and replied, “I performed a dumb white lady onstage. I nonetheless do typically. As soon as I spotted I had extra eyes and ears on me and had an affect, I ended telling jokes like that onstage.”
You’ll be able to learn the total roundtable dialogue right here.