09 May, 2022
By FactsWow Team
The 40-year-old comedian had to cancel Saturday,s comedy set at the Netflix is a Joke festival after testing positive for COVID-19.
Amy Schumer shared the news with her Instagram followers a few hours before she was set to take the stage.
In a clip shared on her Instagram Stories, the comedian told the camera, ,I,m sad to say I,ve to cancel my show in Los Angeles tonight.,
Schumer continued, ,I am the first woman to ever tests positive for COVID-19. I tested positive for COVID-19 about an hour ago, so yeah, please, I do not know what to say, but at least my hair looks good.,
After making the announcement, Amy Schumer shared a video on her Instagram grid, making light of the situation.
She captioned the video, ,What should I watch,, and she added, ,I was the star of the drop out. I can,t take the paxlovid because I,m on lexipro right? #covidpioneer.,
Schumer told the camera, ,I guess I,m going to post a little bit because I am lonely, but, what I want to say was that Covid has given me this incredible Elizabeth Holmes voice.,
Mimicking the disgraced entrepreneur,s voice, the comedian said, ,This is what I sound like now that I have COVID. Theranos. Theranos.,
Schumer admitted that she is glad that she was away from home so that her husband, Chris Fischer, and their 3-year-old son, Gene, aren,t exposed to the virus because of her.
Before ending the clip, the Life & Beth star gave her followers one final listen to her voice.
She added, ,Anyway, I,m just lonely,, and she continued, ,And bored. I,m away from my family, which is great, because they won,t get it, I hope. Even though are we all going to get it?,
She admitted, ,Anyway mostly this is just because I wanted to share my Elizabeth Holmes voice what should I watch?,
Schumer,s COVID diagnosis comes just after taking the stage on Friday in Los Angeles for a stop on her comedy tour.
The comedian also attended the Met Gala 2022 on Monday.
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