Actress Amy Schumer’s new comedy special, Growing, will tackle a range of controversial topics including pregnancy and the #Metoo movement.
The show which premieres on Netflix will showcase topics that Schumer has been vocal about in her real life.
"She is a concerned citizen of the world we live in right now, but more than that, a Concerned Celebrity, throwing her influence into the anti-gun and #MeToo movements, even landing in jail at a protest," a report from The Daily Beast said.
"Schumer’s comedy has always explored—and challenged—the ways in which we’re conditioned to think about women, and the ways in which we refuse to evolve past those (often sexist) norms. So when she arrives on stage visibly pregnant and lifts her dress to reveal the two Band-Aids she put over her belly button because it’s gotten so misshapen, there’s no point in bracing for how that perspective is going to tackle motherhood—you’re already on the ride," the report said.
Schumer even hinted at what she wished she could tell Congress.
"It should come as no surprise that Schumer wades into Congress legislating over women’s bodies. 'I want to call up Mitch McConnell and be like, ‘GURL! My discharge is brown, babygirl. What do I do?’” the report said.
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