Amy Schumer’s Press


We all may have heard of the phrase, “no press is bad press” (also known as “there is no such thing as bad press” or “all publicity is good publicity), but it may appear untrue or inapplicable to certain people. 

A prime example of the latter scenario is Amy Schumer, a lady known for her self-proclaimed title of a“comedian”.  Throughout the years she has faced a lot of controversies and backlash, including racist jokes, crude jokes about her privates, and her “tasteless” jokes (calling Kirsten Dunst a seat filler) at the Oscars.  

Although the attention she gains seems to be hatred, there is still attention around her and this attention causes people to support her, supporting the logic behind the phrase “no press is bad press”.

When it comes to Amy Schumer, having any support may seem impossible, but one has to consider that fact that she has hosted six shows:  Inside Amy Schumer, which premiered in 2013, Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo in 2015, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, and Expecting Amy in 2020, and Life and Beth which premiered in 2022 (information from  According to, her “comedy” career started in 2007.  

Although it may be easy to hate on Amy Schumer, this phrase isn’t exclusive to her. Rather than displaying the toxicity of her or her fans, it can display the backward nature of society rewarding controversial people.