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Amy Schumer Posts Silly Selfie in Response to Backlash Over Taylor Swift Thigh Gap Joke

by Jackie Willis 6:11 AM PST, February 18, 2016
Playing Amy Schumer Posts Silly Selfie in Response to Backlash Over Taylor Swift Thigh Gap Joke

Amy Schumer faced some backlash after she compared her "thigh gap" to Taylor Swift's legs.

"Taylor, that's not a thigh gap. This is a thigh gap," she captioned a bikini-clad pic of herself posing with comedian and friend, Bridget Everett.

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Taylor that's not a thigh gap. This is a thigh gap

A photo posted by @amyschumer on

The pic was shared on the same night that Swift stepped out in a leg-baring Atelier Versace skirt at the GRAMMY Awards.

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Schumer's joke was not so well received by the "Shake It Off" singer's fans, which led to the Trainwreck star responding with a silly selfie. "That's not a beard this is a beard," she wrote on Instagram. "So sorry to anyone with a beard this may offend. I am a comic and should never make fun of myself at the expense of anyone else that I wasn't making fun of in the first place. #relax #beard."

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The 26-year-old artist has yet to respond to the comedian's quips but she did call attention to Kanye West's "Famous" song -- which refers to Swift as a "b**ch" and takes credit for making her famous -- during her acceptance speech at the GRAMMYs on Monday night.

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"And as the first woman to win Album of the Year twice, I want to say to all the young women out there, there are going to be people along the way who try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments and your fame," Swift said. "But if you just focus on the work and you don't let those people sidetrack you, some day when you get where you're going, you'll look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there and that will be the greatest feeling in the world."

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