Amy Schumer Parodies "Formation," Gets Accused of Racism

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Amy Schumer finds herself the object of scorn and derision once again.

Following an incident in Tampa in which attendees actually walked out of her show because she slammed Donald Trump, Schumer is now defending herself against charges of racism.

Allow us to explain why...

Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn

The comedian teamed with veteran actress Goldie Hawn last Friday to debut a parody of Beyonce’s “Formation” video on Tidal.

The footage featured Schumer, Hawn, Joan Cusack and Wanda Sykes recreating the beloved video from the set of the pair's upcoming mother-daughter comedy movie.

Schumer wrote “OK ladies watch us get in formation" as a caption to the video on Twitter.

Just like Beyonce and her crew in the original video, the women here show off some interesting dance moves, writhing around in a number of outfits, which range from dirty slip dresses to bulletproof vests.

Although many women of color took part in the video, the Internet is none too happy that Schumer actually made fun of a song and a video meant to celebrate being a black woman.

Many users protested the parody by sharing messages with the #AmySchumerGottaGoParty hashtag.

"That video wasn’t a parody. Parodies are funny. That video was just more of her showing her s--t racist personality #AmySchumerGottaGoParty,” one user fumed, while another agreed:

"I'm coming to the #AmySchumerGottaGoParty but I'm a sit in the corner and glare at Jay-Z for putting that s--t on Tidal."

How have others responded to this video?

Amy Schumer Formation Photo

"Joining the #AmySchumerGottaGoParty @amyschumer feminism aspires to a role in the top tier of white patriarchy. No #solidarity there," wrote @maureennboyd.

"Not everything is for you, Amy Schumer #AmySchumerGottaGoParty," added @engage_therapy.

Schumer slams

In response to the criticism, Schumer took to Instagram last night and issued an apology.

Sort of.

Not really.

"You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation," she wrote as a caption to a photo of herself topless.

"Thanks for the exclusive release Tidal We had so much fun making this tribute. All love and women inspiring each other. #strongertogether."

Schumer is not afraid to express her opinion or to court controversy.

She has gone off on body-shaming trolls in the past... revealed the age of her first blow job... slammed Glamour for referring to her as plus-size... and campaigned for gun control legislation.

But she Schumer cross a line with this parody? Do you think it has racist undertone?

Or do people need to chill the heck out and relax?

As you can see above, we adore Amy Schumer.

But we can see why some folks take issue with her.

Sound off below with your take on her "Formation" parody.

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