Amy Schumer: 'Anyone Who Is Not A Feminist Is An Insane Person'

​The US comedian has opened up about her confusion of people who don't call themselves feminists

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Last month, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Kardashian told the world they are not feminists and we, for one, were a bit miffed

It's not rocket science, people. Feminism = equality. How can you not believe in that?

And while we might not call Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Kardashian 'insane' for brushing off feminism (misunderstood, confused, odd maybe?) one person who isn't afraid of calling out their insanity is Amy Schumer.

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Last night, the US comedian told Emily Maitlis on BBC Newsnight: 'I think anyone who is not a feminist is an insane person. I think they don't know what feminism means.

'It just means equality for women. But I think that word has a whole different meaning for different people. So someone will say to me: 'You're not a feminist are you?'... Of course I am. Of course I want equal rights for women.... Feminism is just about women having social, political and economic equality,' she added.

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We couldn't have put it better ourselves, Amy.

'I feel very comfortable speaking about myself as a comedian and a feminist because those are two things that I completely am. Those are two words that definitely define me,' she continued.

The Trainwreck star also joked she would learn Spanish and leave the US if Donald Trump was elected as President. 

'My act will change because I'll need to learn to speak Spanish because I will move to Spain, or somewhere. It's beyond my comprehension if Trump won. It's too crazy,' she said.

A Spanish Amy Schumer? Yep, we'd be up for that. 

The comic – who is currently on tour in the UK – also said it's unfair how people criticise and mock Hillary Clinton.

'I haven't had a conversation with anyone who doesn't like Hillary where they've had anything meaningful to say. I think she's caught so much flack for so long now, because she isn't what they think of as a woman.'

With numerous awards under her belt for her TV series Inside Amy Schumer and the release of her new book The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo, Amy revealed she often feels the need to take time to be on her own and refrain from socialising 24/7.

'I have sat in a Starbucks bathroom and just sat on the floor and taken a minute... Just to take a break and not have to talk. I don't mind talking to someone one-on-one. I like it. I really like it - that's what I do.

'But yeah, it's super taxing to me and to some people. I'm not that much in the minority. I think a lot of people would do better if they realised they were introverts and they altered or modified what they were expecting of themselves,' she added.

Hear, hear. 

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