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Amy Schumer Discusses 'Catching the Old D' in Glamour's August Issue

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Amy Schumer puts the jokes aside for her Glamour's August 2015 issue cover. For the cover story, the magazine had Amy engage in a casual conversation with her sister, Kim Caramele, discussing feminism, body image, and a controversial snippet from her Glamour U.K. Women of the Year Awards acceptance speechthe one where she said, "I’m probably like 160 pounds right now, and I can catch a dick whenever I want." Schumer backed up her previous statement when challenged by a YouTube commenter who said, "If a man talking about catching pussy, the media would be calling him a chauvinistic pig." She told her sister:

I think they’re right. If a guy was like, "I can get pussy whenever I want," that guy would be a dickhead. But to deny that there’s a major difference is ridiculous. For women, we’re taught to eat less until we disappear. And trained to believe that if you don’t look like everyone else, then you’re unlovable. And men are not trained that way. Men can look like whatever and still date a supermodel. I’m proud of what I said. I think it’s good to see somebody saying: I have a belly. And I have cellulite. And I still deserve love. And to catch the old D. And to not apologize.

The comedian also reveals that she has been getting death threats for using her voice in ways the world wasn't used to. Of course, the Inside Amy Schumer star plans to continue using that voice–at least until she has a jet.

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