The pair announced a new public iniative to tackle gun violence.
The two Schumers held a news conference in New York Monday and unveiled a proposal drafted by the senator.
“One of the reasons we make these movies is because the world can be so horrifying and we all need to laugh just to deal with it”, said Trainwreck director Judd Apatow in a statement.
“It’s often something that shouldn’t have happened in the first place”, Amy Schumer said.
Comedian Amy Schumer is joining the fight against gun violence, and she’s making it a family affair.
“I’m not sure why this man chose my movie to end these two lovely lives and injure nine others, but it was very personal for me”, she said. He also requested the Department of Justice to write a report “comparing all states’ standards for involuntary mental health commitment”, meant to provide “federal recommendations” for practices.
Following the tragedy, Schumer expressed her condolences on Twitter and subsequently vowed to use her celebrity status to advocate for gun control as fans reached out to her and urged her get involved in the debate.
Schumer eulogized the victims, describing Magazine Street business owner Jillian Johnson as “an artistic force in the community”, adding, “I think we would have been friends”.
Charles Schumer, to push for tougher gun control laws after a gunman killed two women and injured nine others at a movie theater showing Amy Schumer’s film “Trainwreck“. “The critics scoff and say, ‘there is no way to stop mad people from doing insane things.’ They’re wrong”. Amy Schumer responded to Clements via Twitter saying “Don’t worry I’m on it. You’ll see”. The plan will also include financial incentives for states that submit all necessary information into the national background check program.
“What Chuck said here today, it deserves unanimous support”, she said.