Amy Schumer apologizes for racially charged joke

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Amy Schumer has tweeted out an apology for a racially charged joke she told about Hispanic men

Twitter users Martine Joelle and Feminista Jones called out the comedian for telling this joke: “I used to date Hispanic guys, but now I prefer consensual.”

Schumer, who stars in the sketch series Inside Amy Schumer, responded to Joelle’s tweet with a message of her own, explaining that she wrote the joke two years ago, and has since stopped telling it

“Once I realized I had more eyes and ears on me and had an influence I stopped telling jokes like that onstage,” she writes

.@martinejoelle @FeministaJones pic.twitter.com/JFeGohu7dr

— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) July 6, 2015 Read more…

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