Amy Schumer Slams Trolls: I Was Joking About Moving After Trump Win

No laughing matter. Amy Schumer took to Instagram on Wednesday, November 9, to say she was joking about leaving the U.S. and to slam Trump supporters telling her and other celebs to move to another country now that Donald Trump has won the presidency.

“First of all the interview where I said I would move was in London and was said in jest. Not that anyone needs more than a headline to count something as official news,” she began her long rant, referencing her comment in September that she was planning to move to Spain should Trump, 70, win the election. “Anyone saying pack your bags is just as disgusting as anyone who voted for this racist homophobic openly disrespectful woman abuser.”

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

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“Like the rest of us I am grieving today,” the avid 35-year-old Hillary Clinton supporter continued. “My heart is in a million pieces. My heart breaks for my niece and my friends who are pregnant bringing children into the world right now.”

The comedian then directly attacked those who had voted for the Republican presidential candidate, calling them “weak” and “misinformed.” “You say lock her up and you know something about the word email but what was in the emails?” she vented. “You have no clue. Well I’ll tell you if you were able to read this far through the holes in your sheet. They said nothing incriminating. Nothing.”

First of all the interview where I said I would move was in London and was said in jest. Not that anyone needs more than a headline to count something as official news. Anyone saying pack your bags is just as disgusting as anyone who voted for this racist homophobic openly disrespectful woman abuser. Like the rest of us I am grieving today. My heart is in a million pieces. My heart breaks for my niece and my friends who are pregnant bringing children into the world right now. Like everyone else I am horrified that people believed these bumper sticker slogans filled with hate he spewed. People who voted for him you are weak. You are not just misinformed. You didn't even attempt information. You say lock her up and you know something about the word email but what was in the emails? You have no clue. Well I'll tell you if you were able to read this far through the holes in your sheet. They said nothing incriminating. Nothing. She dedicated her entire life to public service and got our children Heath care and education without discrimination. he didn't pay his workers. Started a fake college. Ripped people off. Never paid his taxes and sexually assaulted women and on and on She would have taken care of us. I personally would have had to pay higher taxes. All the celebrities backing her would have. People asked how much I was paid to stand with her. Nothing. None of us were paid a dollar. We would have had to pay a lot more because we are fortunate enough to make a high income. But we all wanted to do it to take care of the people in need. She was fighting to take care of you kicking and screaming babies. Yelling about emails you know nothing about and not liking her clothes or her hair she wanted to protect you even you. Well you've gotten what you asked for and now you can watch the sky open up. Literally. I am furious. I cry for her and for all the smart people I love who know what's right and I cry for you people who fell for shiny hats and reality catch phrases. She would have protected you. Today we grieve tomorrow we begin again. Yes this quote is fake but it doesn't matter

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Schumer also let loose on Trump, accusing him of creating a “fake university,” claiming he refuses to pay taxes and mentioning allegations of sexual misconduct by multiple women — arguing that these were the things his supporters had condoned by voting him into the White House.

“[Clinton] would have taken care of us,” Schumer wrote. “I personally would have had to pay higher taxes. All the celebrities backing her would have. … We would have had to pay a lot more because we are fortunate enough to make a high income. But we all wanted to do it to take care of the people in need.”

“She was fighting to take care of you kicking and screaming babies,” she continued. “I cry for her and for all the smart people I love who know what’s right and I cry for you people who fell for shiny hats and reality catch phrases. She would have protected you. Today we grieve tomorrow we begin again.”

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