Amy Schumer, the Academy Awards co-host, stated that she was ‘Triggered and Traumatized’ after witnessing the on-stage altercation that was seen all over the world. Her fans, on the other hand, thought she was looking for attention, and she received a lot of backlash as a result. Amy recently revealed the Alec Baldwin joke she was not permitted to make at the Oscars.
According to Variety, Amy Schumer performed a stand-up comedy set at Las Vegas’ Mirage Theater on April 2nd, where she continued to discuss Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards. Schumer co-hosted the ceremony alongside Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall.
During her April 2 comedy set, Schumer referred to Smith as “Ali,” a reference to Smith’s performance as boxer Muhammed Ali.
“I was kind of feeling myself…and then all of a sudden Ali was making his way up. And it was just a f**king bummer. All I can say is that it was really sad, and I think it says so much about toxic masculinity. It was really upsetting, but I think the best way to comfort ourselves would be for me to say the Oscar jokes that I wasn’t allowed to say on TV.”
Schumer then ran through some of the jokes that were deemed too controversial for the Oscars broadcast, including ones about Joe Rogan and James Franco. Schumer addressed Alec Baldwin and the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust” in one joke. Schumer told the crowd ahead of the jokes, “I want to preface these Oscar jokes by saying that my lawyer said not to say these. Don’t tell anybody and don’t get mad at me.”
“’Don’t Look Up’ is the name of a movie? More like don’t look down the barrel of Alec Baldwin’s shotgun,” Schumer said. “I wasn’t allowed to say any of that at the Oscars, but you can just come up and slap someone.”
Schumer did manage to get “Don’t Look Up” into her Oscars monologue when she joked, “‘Don’t Look Up’ is nominated. I guess the Academy members don’t look up reviews!” Writing in a March 30 social post about Smith’s slap, Schumer called the incident “disturbing.”
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