Amy Schumer Emmy-nominated show Inside Amy Schumer is a smash hit. Her first feature, Trainwreck (which she stars in and co-wrote with Judd Apatow) hit theaters Friday. And to top it off, her fresh take on sexual humor and gender equality have turned her into a veritable feminist icon.
But like so many other successful stand-ups, Schumer, 34, discovered and crafted her humor in harder times.
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After growing up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Schumer’s life turned upside down at the age of 12, when her father developed multiple sclerosis and his lucrative company went bankrupt… READ MORE