Amy Schumer says she was advised to lose weight before shooting ‘Trainwreck’

Actress and comedian says she bowed to Hollywood pressure to attain a certain body shape

Amy Schumer has revealed that she was advised to lose weight before shooting her 2015 movie Trainwreck.

Although Schumer wrote the script for the hit rom-com as well as starring in it, she still wasn’t able to escape the pressure to attain a certain body shape that is so prevalent in Hollywood.

“It was explained to me before I did that movie that if you weigh over 140 pounds as a woman in Hollywood, if you’re on the screen, it will hurt people’s eyes,” she recalls on The Jonathan Ross show tomorrow night (September 17).

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Continuing, Schumer admits that she caved into pressure to slim down for the movie, saying: “I lost some weight to do that, but never again.”

Schumer, who has recently toured the UK with her popular stand-up show, said earlier this month (September) that she will leave the US if Donald Trump is voted President.

“My act will change because I’ll need to learn to speak Spanish because I will move to Spain, or somewhere. It’s beyond my comprehension if Trump won. It’s too crazy,” she said.

She appears on The Jonathan Ross Show tomorrow night (September 17) at 9.30pm on ITV.

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