Amy Schumer has revealed a few of the jokes she claims had been banned from the Oscars — and certainly one of them definitely has folks’s consideration greater than every week later.
While performing stand-up at Las Vegas’s Mirage Theatre on Saturday, the Academy Awards host mentioned she had meant dropping an Alec Baldwin “Rust” capturing gag, however the producers stopped her.
“I do not even know what to say about the Oscars,” she informed the group, in keeping with Vanity Fair. “Like, I actually don’t know what to say. I’ve no jokes about it. All I can say is that I do not know in case you noticed this, however Will Smith slapped Chris Rock. Did you learn that in your newsfeed?”
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Describing the incident, Schumer mentioned “I used to be type of feeling myself… after which hastily, Ali was making his method up,” — referencing Smith’s first Best Actor nominated position from 2001.
“And it was only a f–king bummer,” she continued. “All I can say is that it was actually unhappy, and I feel it says a lot about poisonous masculinity. It was actually upsetting, however I feel the easiest way to consolation ourselves could be for me to say the Oscar jokes that I wasn’t allowed to say on TV.”
She then rattled off an inventory of supposedly-vetoed gags — together with ones about Joe Rogan and the sexual misconduct allegations towards James Franco — in addition to one very off-color one about the deadly capturing of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins… whose image would grace the In Memoriam part the evening of the awards.
“‘Don’t Look Up’ is the identify of a movie? More like do not look down the barrel of Alec Baldwin’s shotgun,” she informed the Vegas crowd.
“I wasn’t allowed to say any of that [at the Oscars], however you’ll be able to simply come up and [slap] somebody.”
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TooFab has reached out to Amy’s reps to ask if she genuinely meant making a Baldwin joke, or if this was simply a part of her stand-up.
On the notorious evening, Schumer subtle the strain like a grasp: as the primary host to handle the cameras simply minutes after Smith’s stage invasion, she pretended to be unaware of what had occurred, claiming she’d been getting out of her Spider-Man go well with the entire time.
“Did I miss something? There’s like a unique vibe in right here,” she faux-cluelessly exclaimed — bringing very much-needed laughter from the still-stunned crowd.
Shortly after the ceremony, Schumer took to Instagram to reward slapee Chris Rock’s dealing with of the incident, and to sentence Smith’s actions as “disturbing” and “sickening”.
“Still triggered and traumatized,” she wrote, in a post she has since deleted. “I really like my good friend @chrisrock and consider he dealt with it like a pro. Stayed up there and gave an Oscar to his good friend @questlove and the entire thing was so disturbing.”
“So a lot ache in @willsmith anyway I’m nonetheless in shock and shocked and unhappy. Im happy with myself and my cohosts. But yeah. Waiting for this sickening feeling to go away from what all of us witnessed.”
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