#The411: Amy Schumer vs. The NFL


Amy Schumer Takes Shots At The NFL

  • Amy Schumer has revealed she’s boycotting the big game & refuses to appear in any Superbowl ads in order to support Colin Kaepernick; she says because “hitting the NFL with the advertisers is the only way to really hurt them."
  • She’s also calling for Maroon 5’s support by asking them to pull out of their planned performance saying, "I think it would be cool if @maroon5 backed out of super bowl like @badgalriri did." (On Friday news broke Rihanna turned down the NFL b/c of Kaepernick)
  • Amy also went on to challenge more white players to knee writing “why not kneel next to your brothers? Otherwise how are you not complicit?”

Matthew Broderick Joining “The Conners”

  • Despite the mixed reviews, The Conners isn’t having any trouble landing some recognizable names; Matthew Broderick is set to join the cast as Laurie Metcalf’s boyfriend Peter
  • He will first appear in the October 30th episode
  • No word on how long he will last

Selma Blair Reveals MS Diagnosis

  • Actress Selma Blair announced on Instagram she has MS- multiple sclerosis- she was diagnosed back in August but thinks she’s been suffering form it for close to 15 years
  • She spoke out about her struggles with everyday things like putting on pants, buttoning her coat, and even playing with her son
  • “I am disabled,” she wrote. “I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken GPS.”

Netflix Cancels Luke Cage

  • Luke Cage fans everywhere will be disappointed to learn Netflix has pulled the plug on the show after just 2 seasons, but something doesn't add up
  • No official reason has been given for the cancellation however Netflix says it's due to “creative differences” and “the inability for the parties involved to reach a deal on how to move forward” 
  • This news was news to everyone including the showrunner who was working on scripts for season 3 & the actors who were all under contract for the upcoming season as well


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