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Amy Schumer Had The Perfect Response When She Found Out Netflix Was Paying Her Less Than Male Comics

How is this still going on?

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Amy's had a ~rather successful~ couple of years with an Emmy-winning TV series, a 'lil box office smash called Trainwreck, a New York Times bestselling memoir, and a world tour.

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Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle earned $20 million each for their specials — which, good for them! They're comedic legends. But it does raise questions about the fairness of Amy's pay.

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The Variety story has been garnering lots of attention since it was published yesterday. Today, Amy posted an Instagram addressing the controversy head-on.

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She wrote: "Hot dog dog. Thanks for chiming in on what you feel I deserve to be paid. I believe women deserve equal pay. However I don't believe I deserve equal pay to Chris and Dave. They are legends and 2 of the greatest comics of all time. I would like to say that I have been selling out arenas these last couple years. Something a female comic has never done. That's a big deal to me, especially because I know I do my best every night on stage for the audience and they have a good time. I didn't ask for the same as my friends. I did ask for more than the initial offer. I will continue to work my ass off and be the best performer I can be. The reports of me 'demanding' or 'insisting' on equal pay to them aren't a true. #fat #stealsjokes"

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