Fact: Amy Schumer has signed on to star in a new live-action Barbie film. The comedienne will lead the cast of the Mattel and Sony joint production, which has yet to land a director. Reports suggest Schumer and her sister Kim Caramele will rejig Hilary Winston's script, about a Barbie doll who doesn't fit in.
Tweet: "He's a beautiful man #flattered," Amy Schumer didn't take offence when a hilarious meme likened her appearance to a young Chris Jericho. After Amy shared a side by side shot of herself and the professional wrestler, the likenesses were hard to ignore, causing much mirth among fans.
Fact: Sofia Vergara, Kevin Spacey, and Amy Schumer were among the Primetime Emmy Awards guests who gratefully chowed down on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches handed out during Sunday's (18Sep16) prizegiving in Los Angeles. Host Jimmy Kimmel revealed his mother had been busy making the snacks for the stars, who typically become hungry during the lengthy ceremony. Kimmel recruited the child stars of hit sci-fi drama Stranger Things to help distribute the sandwiches.
Quote: "When I got this thing with Amy, I went, 'Wait a minute.' I'm so excited about working with her. She's such a brilliant genius of a comedian." Goldie Hawn can't wait to start filming her forthcoming mother-daughter comedy with Trainwreck star Amy Schumer.
Quote: "I didn't know what being famous would be like. You can imagine, and then it actually really blows... I get to have things like: If I walk down the street in New York, people going, 'Oh my God, I never do this, but would you f**k my brother?'" Amy Schumer on the downside of fame.
Quote: "She's a sweet girl and a great match. They're having a lot of fun. She's just really nice. We're very happy that they're so happy." Tim Hanisch, the brother of Amy Schumer's furniture-designer boyfriend, Ben Hanisch, tells In Touch magazine he's a big fan of his sibling's new girl.
Quote: "I just want to talk about my sister... I love her so much. She's so stupid and she loves Harry Potter and she's definitely holding her dog right now and she doesn't leave her house, and she dresses bad - and so do I. Kim, I love you so much." Amy Schumer showered her sister Kim with love as she accepted her Best Actress in a Comedy Critics' Choice Awards trophy for Trainwreck on Sunday night (17Jan16).
Quote: "Apparently having a boyfriend is the biggest accomplishment of the year for me. I also wrote a movie that I starred in and I’m really proud of that. But yeah, somebody has agreed to have sex with me." Trainwreck star Amy Schumer jokes about her new relationship with furniture designer Ben Hanisch.
Tweet: "My boyfriend and I got engaged and married and had a baby and he cheated on me with the nanny!" Amy Schumer jokes about the gossip surrounding her new romance with furniture designer and aspiring actor Ben Hanisch.
Quote: "I have a crush on Christian Bale... I definitely wanted to have sex with him when he was emaciated in The MAChinist. I'll take Christian any way I can get him." Comedienne Amy Schumer has the hots for Oscar winner Christian Bale.
Fact: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler put a comedic spin on Taylor Swift's Bad Blood video during an appearance on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live this weekend (19Dec15) by spoofing the star-studded promo with special guest Amy Schumer.
Quote: "I would love those things, but I don't really see it for myself. I hope that happens, but I don't know how realistic it is." Single comedienne Amy Schumer, 34, is not sure if starting a family of her own will be in her future over the next 10 years.
Quote: "As soon as I saw that we were both nominated, I took her right out of my phone because our friendship is obviously over. It's really every woman for herself at this point, and I don't want her to kind of get in my head, you know?" Amy Schumer jokes about 'unfriending' pal Jennifer Lawrence after both stars were nominated for a Best Actress Golden Globe award on Thursday (10Dec15).
Quote: "I talk about her obsessively. I've tweeted her often. I try to impersonate her and it doesn't really work. I actually just met her so basically what I'm saying is I'm really happy that clearly Jennifer Lawrence wasn't able to do this tonight because I love you." Selena Gomez gushed about her celebrity idol Amy Schumer before presenting her with the Hollywood Comedy Award at the Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday (01Nov15).
Tweet: "Never tell Jennifer L your room number." Comedienne Amy Schumer took to Instagram.com to show off her first Emmy award, and her hotel room filled with large balloons - a gift from her close friend, actress Jennifer Lawrence. Schumer picked up the prize for her U.S. comedy series Inside Amy Schumer at Sunday's (20Sep15) ceremony.
Quote: "I had no idea I was going back onstage and I'm, like, drinking and sweating and her show's amazing and they're like, 'Go dance with her!' Then, all of a sudden, there I'm bent over - and if I had a nickel for every time that's happened - but it was the best night of my life, getting to dance onstage with Madonna!" Comedienne Amy Schumer was thrilled to get the chance to dance with Madonna after opening for the pop star at Madison Square Garden in New York last week (ends18Sep15).
Quote: "I've been a groupie for years, just touring with him, riding in the van, putting out... No, one of my best friends loves Billy Joel, he was a big part of Trainwreck and he said, 'Why don't you come up and sing Uptown Girl?'" Comedienne Amy Schumer on appearing at the veteran singer's Chicago, Illinois gig last month (Aug15) and danced on top of his piano with pal Jennifer Lawrence. The tune Uptown Girl is featured in the final scene of Schumer's hit summer blockbuster, Trainwreck.
Quote: "She's the coolest chick you'll ever meet... (but) in all the pictures we took of us, I look like her coach... I look like I'm telling her to take a knee." Amy Schumer hates appearing in photos next to celebrity pal Jennifer Lawrence after recently enjoying a vacation together.
Fact: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has become fast friends with comedienne Amy Schumer and jetted off on vacation together. The stars are enjoying a getaway with a group of gal pals, and the Trainwreck star shared photos from their beach adventures on Instagram.com, including one of the pair on a jet ski. She captioned it, "Jlaw #maniac".
Quote: "She's a role model for women, and I am too, and I think it's a good match... I love her and... I just thought, 'That's interesting.' (I'll) try something new and different rather than the usual run-of-the-mill - have a band, have a DJ. It's definitely a new thing. I hope it works - fingers crossed." Madonna reveals why she picked comedienne Amy Schumer to open for her at shows in New York later this year (15).
Tweet: "#Trainwreck is all I'm gonna say! @amyschumer I love you! Holy s**t, I forgot how hungry I've been for good female roles in stories!" Actress Zoe Saldana raves about comedienne Amy Schumer's new film.
Quote: "I feels like I just had the best orgasm I didn't even know I was capable of having. I can't catch my breath. We were jumping up and down on the bed screaming, we're so excited... It's going to be the best year of my life, and then I'm going to gain a lot of weight and open a bed and breakfast and live in seclusion." Comedienne Amy Schumer was stunned by her Emmy Awards nomination on Thursday (16Jul15). The star picked up a nod in the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series for her sketch show Inside Amy Schumer.
Quote: "I did craft services, and that was the hardest. I made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for everyone and that was a real challenge." Comedienne Amy Schumer provided snacks for her Trainwreck castmates during filming.
Quote: "It didn't even feel like a sex scene. He's just made out of whatever a refrigerator is made out of, so it doesn't feel like a person." Comedienne Amy Schumer on her sex scenes with wrestler and actor John Cena in new movie Trainwreck.
Quote: "I wrote it but not originally for myself. I thought they would get some beautiful actress in, but they asked me to do it as long as I did three things - be myself, have fun, and stop eating food! They got me a trainer and when he asked what I ate in a day he stopped me at noon because he had heard enough!" Comedienne Amy Schumer had to get in shape for her role in self-penned new comedy TRAINWRECK.
Quote: "The big news today, after months of speculation Hillary Clinton finally announced she's taking Zayn's spot in One Direction. The first woman in One Direction!" MTV Movie Awards host Amy Schumer joked about the former U.S. First Lady's plans to run for president, announced hours before the comedienne hit the stage at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Quote: "This is gonna be the party of the year; I just hope Harrison Ford doesn't crash it." MTV Movie Awards host Amy Schumer poked fun at the actor's recent plane crash as she opened the prizegiving ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday (12Apr15).
Quote: "I always think hosts do a good job, honestly. And then I'll hear, 'People are p**sed...' I know people are going to be mad, they're going to be mad, and that's fine." MTV Movie Awards host Amy Schumer is convinced she'll upset a few stars at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night (12Apr15).
Fact: Comedienne Amy Schumer has been tapped to host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards. The 24th annual prizegiving will be broadcast live from Los Angeles on 12 April (14).