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Amy Schumer reveals reason behind her puffy face – says it’s medical issue

In the glitzy world of Hollywood, where appearances often take center stage, comedian and actress Amy Schumer has consistently been a voice advocating for self-love and acceptance. The 42-year-old star, known for her candidness and humor, recently opened up about her health struggles and the societal pressure placed on women’s bodies.

Medical Challenges and Empowerment

Amy Schumer disclosed that she is grappling with “medical and hormonal things” but assured her fans that she will be okay. In true Schumer fashion, she emphasized the need to challenge the disproportionate scrutiny women face compared to their male counterparts. The comedian declared, “I also believe a woman doesn’t need any excuse for her physical appearance and owes no explanation.”

Advocating for Self-Love

Despite her health challenges, Schumer used the opportunity to champion the cause of self-love and acceptance. She encouraged individuals to embrace their bodies without feeling the need to justify their appearance. In her own words, “Like every other woman/person, some days I feel confident and good as hell, and others I want to put a bag over my head.”

A Journey of Confidence and Candidness

Amy Schumer has been an open book when it comes to discussing her appearance. Even in the image-conscious realm of Hollywood, she remains unapologetically authentic. Schumer has previously undergone procedures like liposuction, acknowledging the pressure to conform to certain beauty standards prevalent in the industry.

In a candid interview with the Hollywood Reporter, she remarked, “Everybody on camera is doing this s–t. I just wanted to be real about it.” The actress further affirmed her commitment to authenticity on Chelsea Handler’s podcast, stating that she simply wanted “to be real” about her experiences with plastic surgery.

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