Only Amy Schumer Would Quiz Barbara Walters On Faking Orgasms

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‘He’s not good': Amy Schumer reveals ‘unbelievable pain’ as she discusses her father Gordon’s 22-year battle with multiple sclerosis.

Comedian Amy Schumer, who has spoken about her father’s multiple sclerosis and modeled her stricken on-screen dad in “Trainwreck” after her father, spoke with Barbara Walters about his current state. “He’s not good,” the Rockville Centre-raised Schumer, 34, says in a preview clip for the ABC special “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015,” airing Thursday. “Some days he’s really good,” she said, “and he’s with it and we’re joking around. I can’t believe it.” Gordon Schumer, who sold upscale baby furniture in Manhattan before going bankrupt and moving the family to Rockville Centre, learned of his MS shortly after he and Sandy Schumer divorced when Amy was 12 and sister Kim was 8. “For years, we didn’t really understand what it was,” Amy Schumer told the Los Angeles Times in July. “We knew it was kind of sad.

While speaking to the actor, who earned critical acclaim for his leading stage role in The Elephant Man following an Oscar-nominated performance in American Sniper, Walters comes on to the 40-year-old, at least for the benefit of the cameras. “I could just sit and stare at you but that would take too much time,” Walters gushes to Cooper, before raising the stakes. “I find you very screwable. . .I think you’re handsome,” she says, offering him one last flattering, discomfort-inducing adjective, “I think you’re sexy.” “Thank you,” Cooper replies. “I think that I’ve grown to stop thinking about it. . . . The actress’s onscreen character, also named Amy, has a father that lives in a similar facility and also suffers from MS. “In terms of my dad being sick, it was just confusing to me, especially the way MS works,” Schumer explained. “He was in physical pain.

The special, which airs Thursday on ABC, also promises another vaguely cringe-worthy exchange, this time between Walters and other fascinating person Amy Schumer. I would keep them — I would keep everybody laughing,” she says. “I’m the one who ties it all together.” MS is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that is treatable but incurable. Chuck Schumer (her cousin). “Knowing it was my movie, I did feel some distant sense of responsibility,” she shared. “Did this animal seek out my movie? In March, when “Trainwreck” premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Schumer told Entertainment Weekly, “There is no denying that there is a lot of me in this movie.

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