Some celebrities were asked to eat their words when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton on Election Day Tuesday. Many said they would leave the country if he won, but “Trainwreck” star Amy Schumer isn’t going anywhere.
“First of all, the interview where I said I would move was in London and was said in jest,” Schumer, 35, wrote on Instagram Wednesday. “Not that anyone needs more than a headline to count something as official news.”
The comedian slammed people who told her to leave when Trump won the presidency. “Anyone saying pack your bags is just as disgusting as anyone who voted for this racist, homophobic, openly disrespectful woman abuser,” she penned. “Like the rest of us, I am grieving today.” The post was liked more than 252,000 times by her 5.3 million followers.
For her post, Schumer shared a viral meme of Trump with a fake quote. “If I were to run, I’d run as a Republican,” the phony message reads. “They’re the dumbest group of voters in the country. They believe anything on Fox News. I could lie and they’d still eat it up. I bet my numbers would be terrific.” At the end of her long rant, Schumer wrote that she knew it was bogus, “but it doesn't matter.”
Back in September, Schumer said she would move to Spain if Trump, 70, won. “My act will change because I’ll need to learn to speak Spanish because I will move to Spain, or somewhere,” she told BBC Newsnight at the time. “It’s beyond my comprehension if Trump won. It’s too crazy.”
Schumer let herself mourn for a day, but in a second post she vowed to get “back in the mother f------saddle.” “Love to everyone hurting,” she wrote Wednesday.
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