Amy Schumer started her career in comedy in the early 2000s and hasn’t stopped working since then. In 2007, she competed in the fifth season of the NBC reality show Last Comic Standing and hasn’t left the public eye. The comedian was recently forced to cancel a scheduled performance for health issues.

Amy revealed that she has tested for COVID-19, just hours before she was scheduled to take the stage at the 2022 Netflix Is A Joke Festival. The 40-year-old stand-up comedian revealed the news to her 11.6 million followers in a video posted to her Instagram Story on Saturday.

The mother-of-one revealed to her fans, “I am sad to say I have to cancel my show in LA tonight. I am the first woman to ever get COVID.” She continued, “I tested positive for COVID-19 about an hour ago, so yeah, please, I don’t know [what to say], but at least my hair looks good.”

An hour later, she uploaded another recording, after changing into a pair of black pajamas and throwing her hair in a ponytail to reflect on having to isolate away from her husband, Chris Fischer, and their son, Gene. In the clip, Amy admitted to feeling “lonely” and “bored,” but she seized the opportunity to show off her “incredibly Elizabeth Holmes voice.” 


Under both posts, Schumer received an outpouring of comments wishing her a speedy recovery. You can check it all out below. Stay tuned to Thirsty for future updates.

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Shubham Banerjee

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