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Amy Schumer Is Facing Backlash For Her Upcoming Movie "I Feel Pretty"

"Who is this meant to resonate with?"

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On Thursday, the trailer for Amy Schumer's new movie I Feel Pretty was released.

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Schumer's character, Renee, struggles with low self-esteem and "wants to be pretty and feel the parts of life that open up to you when you're gorgeous," Schumer said in an interview with Ellen.

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In the film, Renee falls off her bike during a SoulCycle class, then wakes up and "starts seeing [herself] as a supermodel."

Comedian Sofie Hagen raised several points about the trailer, first questioning who it's meant to resonate with:

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Hagen also felt the "hitting your head to feel pretty" plot was problematic.

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To read Hagen's full critique, click here.

Others shared similar thoughts on the concept.

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Some people didn't understand the backlash.

Others just expressed excitement to see a movie that aims to promote body positivity:

Do you have thoughts about this trailer? If so, share them with us in the comments!