TAMPA -- Amy Schumer presented her comedy show at the Amalie Arena this past Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Around 10,000 of her fans showed up to see the comedian, but it was in the middle of the show that it turned political and hundreds chose to leave because her attacks against presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Schumer called Trump an "orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster," according to a Tampa Bay Times article. She also opened up to the crowd about being a victim of sexual assault, adding that she could not understand how anyone could vote for Trump after the recent sexual assault allegations that surfaced.
Schumer has made it known that she is a Hillary Clinton supporter, and invited a Trump supporter on stage to explain his reasoning for voting for Trump. The audience member explained that he did not trust Clinton.
A YouTube video posted by YouTube user MommaPayne shows Schumer getting booed by members of the audience after making comments about Trump. It was estimated that about 200 people walked out of the show as she continued to mock Trump.
Residents were curious if any remarks that she made about Tampa in her book would surface during the show. According to another Tampa Bay Times article, Schumer was noted for calling Tampa "horrendous," and added that "I'm not scared about writing that, because I know for a fact that no one who lives there has ever read a book. JKJKJKJKJK, but kind of not K.”
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