Amy Schumer just can’t catch a break when it comes to strangers talking trash about her body.
How sad is it that this is the world we live in?
Amy is just out there, trying to live her life, trying to do what she loves, and trying to be proud of her body and the way she looks, and at every turn, somebody has something nasty to say.
It’s ridiculous, it’s pitiful, and you know it’s happened again.
See, Amy just did a lovely new cover for InStyle, you can see it above. She’s wearing a nice white swimsuit, and looking just delightful.
InStyle shared the cover on their Instagram account, where a swimsuit designer named Dana Duggan took issue with it.
"Come on now!" she wrote. "You could not find anyone better for this cover? Not everyone should be in a swimsuit."
… Sorry, what? Not everyone should be in a swimsuit?
Only perfectly proportioned size 2 types are allowed to swim now, is that what she’s saying? Or do average-sized people like Amy have to swim in tents or something?
When Dana was accused of fat-shaming Amy, she responded with "I am not fat shaming anyone. She is a self proclaimed Cabbage Patch Kid. She fat shames herself in her comedy routine."
Some ridiculous human being commented that putting "plus size models" on magazine covers "gives many women an excuse to continue an unhealthy lifestyle that will eventually lead to chronic disease in most cases."
And Dana replied with a nice "Thank you!", because obviously Amy is on her way to becoming the next Mama June.
"I an have my opinion and you can have yours," she explained. "It’s called Freedom of Speech. I’m not judging. Just stating my opinion."
But she also said that her company doesn’t make "plus size swimsuits" like the kind Amy would apparently wear, and she added that Amy looks "like a pig," so we’d say there’s a good chance she actually is judging.
Dana even did a few interviews about her opinions, stating "I’m tired of the media and publications trying to push the FAT agenda. It’s not healthy and it’s not pretty."
"What is wrong with featuring healthy and fit cover models?"
Gee, Dana, it’s hard to say. What is wrong with your disgusting attitude?
Some questions we’ll just never know the answer to, it seems.
While the vast majority of Instagram users took issue with Dana’s statements, it’s probably safe to say that Amy herself isn’t too bothered by it all.
She said it best herself: "Is it fat-shaming if you know you’re not fat and have zero shame in your game? I don’t think so."
"I am strong and proud of how I live my life and say what I mean and fight for what I believe in and I have a blast doing it with the people I love," she added.
"Where’s the shame? It’s not there. It’s an illusion."
In that amazing message, she finished with "My deepest sympathy goes out to the trolls who are in more pain that we will ever understand."
Sorry ’bout it, Dana.