American comedian Amy Schumer, known for her bold and unfiltered sense of humor, has found herself in hot water. It was last Monday that the Trainwreck actress took to Instagram to mock actress Nicole Kidman. Schumer who has issued an apology after a severe backlash left the public baffled, for bizarrely bringing the star couples Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis into her rebuke.

Amy Schumer’s ‘alien’ joke and apology sparks outrage

Image of Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer who consistently receives laughter and love from her on-screen comedies, her recent joke about Nicole Kidman wasn’t that welcoming, met with outrage and trolls. Schumer, who poked fun at Nicole Kidman for the way she watched the US Open Tennis Tournament on Monday, shared her Instagram post of the Australian actress, captioning “This how humans sit”. 

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However, it didn’t take much time for netizens to bombard her with fiery comments and vitriol, as they accused her of cyberbullying Kidman which eventually forced her to delete the post, following which she issued an apology. An outspoken commenter on Page Six noted,

 “Are you cyberbullying Oscar and Emmy winner Nicole Kidman right now? Bringing others down is always a sign of our internal insecurities anyway, so the critics here should hold a mirror.”

Nicole Kidman witching US Open Tennis, sitting on the edge of her seat
Nicole Kidman watching the US Open Tennis

The subsequent apology was also met with equal controversy, in which she clarified that she joked photo of Kidman because she looked like “an alien” hoping that her fans would appreciate her witty comparison this time. Consequently, it flooded with severe outrage and backlashes and then She came with another apology, “I want to apologize to all the people I hurt posting a photo of Nicole Kidman and alluding to her being an alien,” the comedian said.

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Amy Schumer mocks Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis amid controversial apology

Image of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis togther
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis

Following in the apology for Nicole Kidman, Schumer’s unexpected mention of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis in the fray, raised eyebrows and left people puzzled.

In the apology, Schumer referenced a video made by Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis after they wrote letters in support of convicted rapist Danny Masterson. The comedian, seemingly not holding back her acts, mocks the couple, who met with severe criticism for their apology in the Danny Masterson issue.

“I want to apologize to all the people I hurt by posting a photo of Nicole Kidman and alluding to her being an alien. I will be asking the cast of that 70s show to write letters advocating for my forgiveness.”

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Amy Schumer's apologizes Nicole Kidman in an Instagram post
Amy Schumer apologizes to Nicole Kidman

She said in the since-deleted post, along with the hashtag “#takingtimetoheal”. And September 14, Friday she finally issued her last piece of sorry on Instagram.

“Okay, so the joke I was making was the way she was posed didn’t seem like how a human sits. I was not making fun of how she looks. Nicole Kidman is beautiful and one of the most incredible actors of all time,”

She continued in the caption, expressing concern for everyone involved, including those who criticize her.“I hope everyone is okay and takes a deep breath including all of the think pieces written on this,” Schumer wrote before asking if her critics were okay, in a humorous tone seemingly not being pity for the deeds. As for now, Schumer’s joke has become a permanent part of Internet history.
Source: Instagram and Page Six
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