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Amy Schumer Reads Fake Apology Letter to Tampa: No Retreat, No Surrender

Some were more than surprised – they were offended, and took to Twitter to voice their disagreement

 

October 20, 2016

Dance walk out of the leash for Charlotte after calls Donald Trump a big college starting sexual assaulting monster

Comedienne Amy Schumer was booed by about 200 Trump supporters at an appearance in Tampa, Florida last night. She read a fake apology letter today in an appearance on the same Tamp stage.

“Dearest Tampa,” Schumer began. “I’m sorry you didn’t want me, a comedian who talks about what she believes in, to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now. How could I think it was okay to spend five minutes having a peaceful conversation with someone with different views?”

Schumer went on to promise that she would go to “rehab” to better please everyone, “both the rich, entitled, white people who are gonna vote for [Trump], and the very poor people who’ve been tricked into it.” She concluded, “I look forward to putting this all behind us in a couple weeks when Hillary Clinton is our motherf—ing president!”

Schumer, who says she herself has been a victim of sexual assault and is an advocate for gun control, addressed both subjects at the Tampa show as part of her anti-Trump remarks, according to the Tampa Bay Times. She also invited a Trump supporter to come up onstage to explain why he would vote for the Republican nominee and asked security to remove anyone booing.

Around 200 people walked out of her Tampa show when Schumer launched into a withering takedown of Donald Trump. The Tampa Bay Times reports some fans booed or walked out after Schumer called Trump an “orange, sexual-assaulting, fake- college-starting monster.”

It’s somewhat of a surprise that fans were caught off guard because Schumer isn’t known for suppressing her political views.

In fact, she has been very vocal about her opinions in the past. She’s advocated for Hillary Clinton on various talk show appearances, pushed for gun-control legislation and even features a callout in the back of her new book informing readers how they can take action on the issue. That’s all without mentioning the various sketches on her show that make her political standing crystal clear.

But in the Tampa audience, some were more than surprised – they were offended, and took to Twitter to voice their disagreement.

Schumer is second cousin of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. The two occasionally appear together.

 
 

Reader Comments
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Alex writes:

She doesn't get it. People go to shows, watch sports to escape all the bs that surrounds us everyday. If people wanted a political commentary they would have stayed home and watched the endless replays of Bill Maher. They just wanted to laugh at some jokes. But famous people think everybody gives a hoot about there views.

 
 
 

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