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Amy Schumer has been very forthcoming about her illness and diagnosis and why her condition can result in a puffy face.

Unfortunately, Schumer still has subsequently faced criticism over her appearance.

She’s fired back at her critics, but lets discuss why they should be really ashamed.

Amy Schumer in New York City
Amy Schumer performs onstage at the 2023 Good+Foundation “A Very Good+ Night of Comedy” Benefit at Carnegie Hall on October 18, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Good+Foundation)

What Happened To Amy Schumer?

In February 2024, the actress/comedian ade the media rounds — appearing on The Tonight Show, The View and Good Morning America, for example — in order to promote season 2 of the show, Life & Beth.

After one such appearance, some trolls took to social media to make unwanted comments about her looks, specifically that her face looked “puffy”.

Schumer responded to these critiques thusly on Instagram:

“Thank you so much for everyone’s input about my face!

“I’ve enjoyed feedback and deliberation about my appearance as all women do for almost 20 years. And you’re right it is puffier than normal right now.”

We’d say this is the perfect tone of sarcasm, annoyance and candor.

Amy Schumer on the red carpet
Amy Schumer attends the 2023 Good+Foundation “A Very Good+ Night of Comedy” Benefit at Carnegie Hall on October 18, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Good+Foundation)

Why Amy Has a Puffy Face

Schumer then attributed the puffiness to her continuing battle with endometriosis, an autoimmune disease in which uterus lining grows outside of the organ.

“There are some medical and hormonal things going on in my world right now but I’m okay,” the 42-year-old explained.

“I also believe a woman doesn’t need any excuse for her physical appearance and owes no explanation.

“But I wanted to take the opportunity to advocate for self love and acceptance of the skin you’re in.”

Amen, right? So well said.

Amy Schumer in 2023
Amy Schumer attends the 2023 Bring Change To Mind Gala at City Winery on October 09, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Amy Schumer’s Illness & How She’s Doing Now

The veteran star revealed in an Instagram video back in September 2021 that she had her uterus and appendix removed as a result of endometriosis.

It’s a serious condition.

“So, it’s the morning after my surgery for endometriosis and my uterus is out. The doctor found 30 spots of endometriosis that he removed,” said Schumer at the time.

“He removed my appendix because the endometriosis had attacked it. There was a lot, a lot of blood in my uterus and I’m, you know, sore and I have some, like, gas pains.”

Amy Schumer in Green
Amy Schumer walks onstage at the #BlogHer18 Creators Summit at Pier 17 on August 8, 2018. (Photo Credit: ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

In December 2022, the actress she felt “like a new person” following the procedure.

To wrap up her latest post, meanwhile, Schumer once again struck an inspiring tone:

“Like every other women/person some days I feel confident and good as hell and others I want to put a bag over my head.

“But I feel strong and beautiful and so proud of this tv show I created. Wrote. Starred in and directed. Maybe just maybe we can focus on that for a little.”