Who Is Amy Schumer and Why Is Everyone Talking About Her?
We'll tell you who she is: she's your new hero. Stepping into the shoes of women like Tina Fey and Kristen Wiig before her, Amy boasts that untouchable combination of whip-smart wit, boundless talent as an actress, writer, host and comedian, good looks and sudden, intense popularity. In the past few months, it seems like she's pounced out of nowhere and now she's the only person we want to spend time with, whether it be via her funny videos, stalking her Twitter account or just replaying the trailer from Trainwreck over and over again. Despite knowing where we can find her, we don't know much about who Amy Schumer really is, and where she came from. Scroll for the crash course — you're gonna need it, pronto. Girl is on fire!