Amy Schumer talks about her fat-shaming experience: 'I feel very good in my own skin'

PTI

Mar 09, 2017 13:44:07 IST

Amy Schumer says she feels sexy despite being what Hollywood calls fat.

Slamming the body image standards followed by the film industry, the 35-year-old actress says she feels "strong and healthy" in her skin, regardless of what people tell her about her body, reported People magazine.

Amy Schumer talks about her fat-shaming experience: I feel very good in my own skin

Amy Schumer. Image from Wikimedia Commons

"I'm what Hollywood calls, very fat. Before I did anything, somebody like explained to me, 'Just so you know, Amy, no pressure, but if you weigh over 140 lbs., it will hurt people's eyes. And I was like ('Okay') I just bought it. I was like, 'Okay, I'm new to town," said Schumer.

"So I lost weight. I look very stupid skinny. My dumb head stays the same size but then my body, like, shrivels and just looks like a, like a Thanksgiving Day parade (balloon) of Tonya Harding," she added.

"Nobody likes it. It's not cute on me. I feel very good in my own skin. I feel strong. I feel healthy. I do. I feel sexy," Schumer says.

Updated Date: Mar 09, 2017 13:44:07 IST

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