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Amy Schumer: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (I Was a Pedicab Driver!)

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Amy Schumer isn’t one to hold back about her personal life during her stand-up acts. Fresh off her Saturday Night Live hosting gig, the comedian, 34, gets frank with Us Weekly, revealing 25 fun facts about herself. Her first HBO special, Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, airs Saturday, Oct. 17 at 10 p.m. ET.

1. I have a big scar on my leg from a high school surfing accident.

2. I was a competitive volleyball player, and I still love to play at the beach.

3. I cannot whistle.

4. I love dogs.

5. And hate almost all cats.

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6. I’ve seen Bono at an airport.

7. For school bake sales, I would make toast.

8. I was once a pedicab driver.

9. I speak sign language.

10. I suck at math.

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11. I’m a really good horseback rider.

12. My godfather is Doug Barr, who was on the show The Fall Guy with Lee Majors.

13. I lived across the hall from Judith Light when I was a baby, and she was friends with my mom, Sandra.

14. I once s—t my pants in Austin.

15. I like gum.

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16. Eggplant makes my mouth hurt.

17. I love reading memoirs.

18. My brother, Jason, is an amazing bass clarinet player.

19. I have gone skydiving.

20. I did not like skydiving.

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21. I’m an introvert.

22. I love Rombauer chardonnay, but they refuse to sponsor me and my friend Bridget Everett.

23. I’m afraid of spiders.

24. And small talk.

25. I wear sweatpants all day, unless I’m forced not to.

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