Amy Schumer the joke thief?

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I know there's some fans of hers on here (I'm not one of them), but no threads on her, only mentions in other ones... Anyways, did you guys hear/see what's going on with other female comics accusing her of stealing their material? Apparently the majority of these female comics pulled their comments/videos/tweets down, but if you can find the stuff, it is pretty obvious that Schumer completely ripped off these other women and stole their jokes or ideas. There is also a Patrice O'Neal joke on sexual acts that she steals almost word-for-word. Now, I'm sure not all of the stuff on her show is written by her, so she gets some leeway, but directly using other people's jokes in your stand-up specials or a movie you wrote (Trainwreck), that is not good.

Thoughts? Similar to Carlos Mencia and Dane Cook where they were hugely popular and then began to tank when people realized they stole jokes?
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I read them and in my opinion, the jokes are very broad (pun intended). Even the Patrice O'neal bit, I find the content similar but not exact. It's not like that was some ground breaking joke nobody ever thought of. I think this is more of people trying to find a way to take her down than her actually stealing. I don't think these examples were remotely close to the joke stealing by Dane Cook, Mencia or Leary.
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endzoneview wrote:I read them and in my opinion, the jokes are very broad (pun intended). Even the Patrice O'neal bit, I find the content similar but not exact. It's not like that was some ground breaking joke nobody ever thought of. I think this is more of people trying to find a way to take her down than her actually stealing. I don't think these examples were remotely close to the joke stealing by Dane Cook, Mencia or Leary.

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endzoneview wrote:I read them and in my opinion, the jokes are very broad (pun intended). Even the Patrice O'neal bit, I find the content similar but not exact. It's not like that was some ground breaking joke nobody ever thought of. I think this is more of people trying to find a way to take her down than her actually stealing. I don't think these examples were remotely close to the joke stealing by Dane Cook, Mencia or Leary.


Fair enough. You are right that none of them are really ground-breaking and not ever thought of before. Though I will say, they played the original bits and then Schumer's bits on the radio back-to-back and they're almost exactly the same. In my opinion, it is absolutely stealing, however, I do agree that the subject matters/jokes are broad (no pun :D).
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