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Amy Schumer Gives The Perfect Reason For Not Caring About Body Standards

Amy Schumer is one of the funniest and realest chicks in the entertainment industry today.

I mean, any woman who can successfully pull off a ditty like “Milk, Milk, Lemonade” is a hero in my book.

Recently, Schumer spoke at Glamour UK's Women of the Year Awards and gave the speech to end all speeches. The topic? Loving yourself.

During her Trailblazer acceptance speech, Schumer proudly announced,

I'm probably, like, 160 pounds right now and I can catch a dick whenever I want. Like, that's the truth. It's not a problem. I'm not going to apologize for who I am, and I'm going to actually love the skin that I'm in. And I'm not going to be striving for some other version of myself.

Since the speech, the comedienne has been hailed for her bravery, attitude and commitment to being the coolest bitch around.

Yes, she may be crass, but she's incredibly inspiring, too. How often do you hear a celebrity publicly announce his or her weight?

It's that sort of confidence that makes Schumer so appealing and relatable and her words of wisdom so inspiring.

Plus, her reasoning is solid. Why should she care what she weighs as long as she's happy?

This isn’t the first time Schumer made waves for her commitment to promoting body positivity and confidence.

Earlier this year, she started an Instagram campaign urging fans to post makeup-free selfies as a means to challenge society’s unrealistic standards of beauty.

The world could use more celebrities like her.

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Gillian Fuller graduated from New York University in 2014 and joined the Elite Daily team shortly after as a Staff Writer. She previously worked as a freelance writer for Time Out New York and Racked, mainly covering fashion and beauty.
Gillian Fuller graduated from New York University in 2014 and joined the Elite Daily team shortly after as a Staff Writer. She previously worked as a freelance writer for Time Out New York and Racked, mainly covering fashion and beauty.

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