Sorry, she’s not sorry. Amy Schumer read an open letter to Tampa, Florida, at her New York City comedy show on Tuesday, October 18, after approximately 200 Donald Trump supporters walked out of her show on Sunday, October 16, for her jokes about the Republican presidential nominee.
Some of the comedian’s Florida fans disapproved of Schumer’s political commentary, including her jabs that the real estate mogul, 70, is an “orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster” and that he “wants to finger his daughter.”
The Trainwreck star, 35, delivered her nonapology at Madison Square Garden to mostly cheers. “Dearest Tampa, I’m sorry you didn’t want me, a comedian who talks about what she believes in, to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now. How could I think it was OK to spend five minutes having a peaceful conversation with someone with different views?” she said of bringing a self-proclaimed Trump voter on stage to ask him why he’s casting his ballot for the businessman turned politican.
The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo author quipped that she will immediately seek help for her mistake. “After the show, I want you to know that I will go straight to a rehab facility that will teach me how to make all people happy,” she said. "Both the rich, entitled white people that are going to vote for him and the very poor people who’ve been tricked into it. And Tampa, I am so sorry. I shouldn’t have said that he was an orange, sexually-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster. Shouldn’t have said that. I will never again say that he is an orange, sexually-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster. Ever again.”
Schumer, who is a longtime supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, once again made it clear who she wants to win the November election. “Honestly, I am so grateful you’re all here, and I was grateful for everyone in the audience that night — even the people that left,” she said. "I look forward to putting this all behind us in a couple weeks when Hillary Clinton is our motherf--king president!"
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