Amy Schumer Received Death Threats After Oscar Siege Joke With Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons

Amy Schumer revealed on Wednesday that one of her 2022 Oscars jokes resulted in death threats so serious the Secret Service had to get involved.

The comedian, 40, spoke with Howard Stern, 68, on his SiriusXM show and said his seat-filling joke with Kirsten Dunst, 39, and Jesse Plemons, 34, sparked a lot of anger from those who thought she was “disrespecting” Dunst.

The actress said the death threats she received “were so serious that the Secret Service contacted me about it”. I was like, “I think you have the wrong number. It’s Amy, not Will,” adding, “The misogyny is amazing.”

Scary: Amy Schumer has revealed her 2022 Oscars seat-filling joke resulted in death threats so serious the Secret Service had to get involved; Photographed Wednesday in New York

Schumer also said the Los Angeles Police Department contacted her about the threats.

During the track, which was pre-planned and had Dunst’s blessing, Schumer mistook the Oscar-nominated actress for a seat filler and kicked her out of her seat, then continued to argue with Plemons.

The Life & Beth star tried to calm upset fans the day after the Oscars by saying, “Hey, I appreciate the love for Kirsten Dunst. I love her too! I wouldn’t disrespect that queen like that .

The joke: The comedian, 40, spoke with Howard Stern, 68, about how the joke of Kirsten Dunst, 39, and Jesse Plemons, 34, sparked a lot of anger from those who thought what

The joke: The comedian, 40, spoke with Howard Stern, 68, about how the joke of Kirsten Dunst, 39, and Jesse Plemons, 34, sparked a lot of anger from those who thought that she was “disrespecting” Dunst

Death threats: The actress said the death threats she received

Death threats: The actress said the death threats she received ‘were so serious that the Secret Service contacted me about it’, adding: ‘The misogyny is unbelievable’

Elsewhere in the conversation, Schumer brought up the 53-year-old Will Smith controversy. She told Stern that while Smith’s onstage assault of comedian Chris Rock, 57, “was shocking” and “a disappointment”, she wouldn’t have kicked him out of the ceremony: “I had no this feeling.”

The star also claimed the ordeal was traumatic: “People made fun of me for saying it was traumatic. I don’t think it was traumatic for me. I think it was traumatic for all of us. .

The star – who co-hosted the show with Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes – also admitted she felt sympathy for the King Richard actor, who slapped Rock after the comedian made a joke about the hair of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, 50.

Funny: During the bit, which had Dunst's blessing, Schumer mistook the Oscar-nominated actress for a seat filler and kicked her out of her seat, then continued to chat with Plemons

Funny: During the bit, which had Dunst’s blessing, Schumer mistook the Oscar-nominated actress for a seat filler and kicked her out of her seat, then continued to chat with Plemons

‘I just thought, ‘Oh my God Will Smith’…I was in an abusive relationship years ago…I immediately thought, ‘Oh my God, Will Smith must be in so much pain .” I felt bad for him too. It’s probably not the right instinct.

“Seeing your friend get punched and also Will Smith, who we’ve all loved forever…I didn’t face a lot of violence, it was upsetting for so many reasons…it was shocking and it was a disappointment “, she said. , adding that as a performer, it was a “nightmare” to have that video out there.

Smith has since received a 10-year ban from attending the Oscars and officially resigned from the Academy.

Shocking: The comedian also told Stern that she wouldn't have expelled Will Smith, 53, from the Oscars after his onstage assault on comedian Chris Rock, 57:

Shocking: The comedian also told Stern she wouldn’t have kicked Will Smith, 53, out of the Oscars after his onstage assault on comedian Chris Rock, 57: ‘I didn’t have that feeling’

Traumatized: The actress said the ordeal was traumatic: “People made fun of me because I said it was traumatic.  I think it was traumatic for all of us'

Traumatized: The actress said the ordeal was traumatic: “People made fun of me because I said it was traumatic. I think it was traumatic for all of us’

Schumer revealed that she saw Rock right after the slap and they’ve been texting “a little” since.

When asked how Rock should have handled the situation, she replied, “He knows what he’s doing. I have a bad poker face and need to compulsively share my thoughts. But I think he’s really smart.

“He doesn’t really care about it. He hasn’t spoken about it publicly so I shouldn’t speak for him. He’s a pro, he’s a lover,” she said.

Filming: The actress looked relaxed as she was spotted filming scenes for the show Inside Amy Schumer in New York on Wednesday

Filming: The actress looked relaxed as she was spotted filming scenes for the show Inside Amy Schumer in New York on Wednesday

Green mood: Schumer donned a green long-sleeved top under a green apron.  She paired the look with blue jeans rolled up at the ankle

Casual: The star completed her outfit with black sneakers and had her blonde tresses parted to the side and pulled into a bun

Green mood: Schumer donned a green long-sleeved top under a green apron. She paired the look with blue jeans rolled up at the ankle

In an earlier post shared on her Instagram following the shocking altercation, Schumer shared that she was “still fired up and traumatized.”

“I love my friend @chrisrock and I believe he handled it like a pro. He stayed up there and gave his friend @questlove an Oscar and the whole thing was so disturbing.

Turning her attention to Smith, Schumer said she saw “so much pain” in the actor, adding that she had a “sick feeling” that has yet to subside.

“So much pain to @willsmith anyway, I’m still in shock, bewildered and sad,” she continued. “I’m proud of myself and my co-hosts. But yeah. Waiting for this sickening feeling to go away from what we’ve all witnessed.

Change of outfit: Schumer then swapped her green top for a gray long-sleeved shirt and black sunglasses, as she continued to film

Change of outfit: Schumer then swapped her green top for a gray long-sleeved shirt and black sunglasses, as she continued to film

More looks: In yet another scene, she wore a blue t-shirt and camouflage pants, and had her blonde tresses braided into two braids

More looks: In yet another scene, she wore a blue t-shirt and camouflage pants, and had her blonde tresses braided into two braids

The actress was spotted filming scenes for Inside Amy Schumer in New York City on Wednesday.

Schumer donned a green long-sleeved top under a green apron. She teamed the look with blue jeans rolled up at the ankle.

The star completed her outfit with black sneakers and did it blonde braids parted to the side and pulled into a bun.

Schumer then swapped her green top for a gray long-sleeved shirt and black sunglasses as she continued to film.

A spill?  She was then seen filming a scene which apparently saw her fall and lie on the sidewalk surrounded by spilled fruits and vegetables from a bag of groceries.

A spill? She was then seen filming a scene which apparently saw her fall and lie on the sidewalk surrounded by spilled fruits and vegetables from a bag of groceries.

Everything is fine: The actress smiled when an EMT worker was seen leaning over and watching her

Everything is fine: The actress smiled when an EMT worker was seen leaning over and watching her

In yet another scene, she wore a blue t-shirt and camouflage pants, and had her blonde tresses braided into two braids.

She was then seen filming a scene which apparently saw her fall and lie on the sidewalk surrounded by spilled fruits and vegetables from a bag of groceries.

The actress smiled when an EMT worker was seen leaning over and watching her.

Funny: In the scene, she had an orange firmly placed on her neck

Funny: In the scene, she had an orange firmly placed on her neck

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