March 11, 2017
Amy Schumer On Being An Introvert, A Feminist, And A Clinton Supporter

Amy Schumer, who recently surprised many with her revelation that she considers herself to be an introvert, has a piece of advice for fellow introverts. According to the BBC, Amy Schumer commented on how introverts can better succeed in life if they align their goals with their socially reserved personalities.

"I think a lot of people would do better if they realized they were introverts and they altered or modified what they were expecting of themselves."
As an introvert, Amy Schumer is well aware of the challenges that introverts face in finding success in a society that appreciates and values extrovert behavior. Being an introvert has never stopped the Inside Amy Schumer actress from achieving success in her life.Her work as a standup comedian and an executive producer of Inside Amy Schumer, her television comedy series, has been widely acclaimed and has earned her an Emmy Award and a Critic's Choice Award for her role. Later, Amy Schumer brought her acting and writing skills to the big screen in Trainwreck, a movie which she wrote and starred in. And even more recently, she has written The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, a book that chronicles the highs and lows of her life so far.

In Amy Schumer's opinion, being an introvert is a natural tendency, and it should not upset anyone to be in the society's minority population. In the actress's experience, introverts can help themselves in being social by concentrating on one-on-one interactions with their friends and associates rather than being disappointed with themselves when they feel uncomfortable in a large group situation. In fact, Amy Schumer has admitted that there are times when she feels like taking a break in the midst of an over-socializing spree. Recently, the introvert actress was so overwhelmed while constantly chattering with her friends in a Starbucks coffee shop that she had to excuse herself to enjoy a moment's silence in the bathroom.

Amy Schumer's successful stint in show business has shattered one of the most prevalent myths regarding introverts: a lack of vocal power. Introverts have long been accused of lacking the potential to express their views clearly and confidently; however Amy Schumer has proved the myth wrong by achieving success using her most powerful weapon: her voice.

In fact, the comedian has used her voice as her greatest source of energy to express her opinions on some of the most burning issues of today. Recently, Amy Schumer appeared on BBC Two's Newsnight program and expressed her views on feminism, a topic that she is so passionate about. Amy Schumer's appearance comes at a time when she is vehemently promoting her recently released book in the United Kingdom. During the program, the Trainwreck actress criticized people who she feels are harboring the wrong notion of feminism.

In Amy Schumer's opinion, feminism should not be equated with femininity. According to Time magazine, Amy Schumer spoke about what feminism means to her in an attempt to remove the doubts surrounding the meaning of the word.
"It just means equality for women. But I think that word has a whole different meaning for different people. Feminism is just about women having social, political and economic equality."
Amy Schumer also took the opportunity to vouch for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Presidential candidate, for whom the actress has previously shown support. Criticizing people for judging Hillary Clinton solely as a woman, after the Presidential candidate had earlier drawn flak for her inability to bake cookies and for the way she spoke and dressed, Amy Schumer expressed her displeasure with Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton's Republican opponent in the upcoming presidential election.During the show, Amy Schumer bewildered the audience by openly stating that Inside Amy Schumer will change drastically if Donald Trump wins. According to the BBC, Amy quickly cited the logic behind her assertion:
"My act will change because I'll need to learn Spanish because I will move to Spain or somewhere. It's beyond my comprehension if Trump won."
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