Amy Schumer Says She Received Death Threats Over Oscars Joke

Amy Schumer is claiming that she received death threats after joking about the Oscars.

“I got death threats,” she told Howard Stern. “The Secret Service reached out to me.”

“They were so bad the Secret Service reached out, yeah, about that bit,” Schumer claimed. “I’m like, ‘I think you have the wrong number. This is Amy, not Will [Smith]. You must have the wrong number.’ Not that I want Will to get death threats, but the misogyny is unbelievable. They were that serious and that many,” she said.

Schumer joked at the 94th Academy Awards that Kirsten Dunst, who was sitting with her husband and “Power of the Dog” co-star Jesse Plemons, was a seat filler.

“Here’s a seat filler,” Schumer told the camera and said. “Honey, do you want to go to the bathroom?”

She continued, “Jesse, I loved you in ‘Power of the Dog,'” Schumer said. Plemons replied, “You know, that was my wife, Amy.”

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