“This was a bit that the Oscars did say no, I couldn’t inform,” the Inside Amy Schumer alum, 40, mentioned whereas performing on the Netflix Is a Joke Festival in California on Friday, May 6. “I beloved it, I don’t know why they mentioned no.”
The I Feel Pretty star cleared her throat earlier than launching into a racy segment that name-dropped films that had been up for Academy Awards on the March ceremony and different popular culture hits. “My husband was happening on me, or as he calls it, Squid Game,” she mentioned. “So, he’s in my Nightmare Alley. My House of Gucci. And I say C’mon C’mon, you realize?”
Schumer continued, “He goes tick, tick … Boom! He Belfast. I say, ‘Get off my Dune,’ and that’s how our son was born. … Can you consider they mentioned no to that?”
Following her stand-up set on the competition — which additionally featured performances by Pete Davidson, John Mulaney and Dave Chappelle — Schumer introduced that she tested positive for COVID-19. “[It’s] giving me this unimaginable Elizabeth Holmes voice,” she mentioned in an Instagram video over the weekend, asking her followers for TV and film strategies whereas she recovers.
Earlier this 12 months, the Trainwreck actress took the stage at the Oscars alongside Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall. The trio poked enjoyable at their shared hosting duties contained in the Dolby Theatre, with Schumer joking, “This 12 months, the Academy employed three girls to host as a result of it’s cheaper than hiring one man.”
After the awards present — and after Will Smith‘s onstage altercation with Chris Rock went viral — the Tony winner gave followers a glimpse of some bits that were cut from the ceremony throughout a gig in Las Vegas. “I need to preface these Oscar jokes by saying that my lawyer mentioned to not say these,” Schumer teased in April. “Don’t inform anyone and don’t get mad at me.”
She went on to reference the October 2021 Rust tragedy, saying, “Don’t Look Up is the identify of a film? More like don’t look down the barrel of Alec Baldwin’s shotgun. I wasn’t allowed to say any of that, however you may simply come up and [slap] somebody.”
As her remark raised eyebrows on-line, Schumer seemingly walked it back in an Instagram Story final month. “I additionally was by no means going to say the Alec Baldwin joke on the Oscar’s [sic]. But I’m saying something I would like at my reside exhibits,” she wrote on the time, plugging her tour whereas addressing a “not true” headline about her and husband Chris Fischer. “Hope you come out.”