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'I exercise, I eat well, I just don't starve myself': Amy Schumer gets candid about body image and unrealistic beauty standards in Hollywood

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Amy Schumer wearing a red shirt: 'I exercise, I eat well, I just don't starve myself': Amy Schumer reveals her SECRET to being comfortable in your own skin, admitting she's 'never been apologetic for a flaw on my body' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'I exercise, I eat well, I just don't starve myself': Amy Schumer reveals her SECRET to being comfortable in your own skin, admitting she's 'never been apologetic for a flaw on my body' She's made a career out of mocking gender stereotypes and being an influential figure in the positive body image movement.

And on Sunday, Amy Schumer spoke to Lisa Wilkinson on Channel Ten's The Project about body confidence.

'I exercise, I eat well, I just don't starve myself': Amy Schumer reveals her SECRET to being comfortable in your own skin, admitting she's 'never been apologetic for a flaw on my body'

a person with collar shirt: Sorry, not sorry! When asked what her secret is to being completely comfortable in her own skin, Amy said: 'I've never been apologetic for what could be considered a flaw on my body, but every year I get more and more comfortable in my own skin – even if there's more of it now' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Sorry, not sorry! When asked what her secret is to being completely comfortable in her own skin, Amy said: 'I've never been apologetic for what could be considered a flaw on my body, but every year I get more and more comfortable in my own skin – even if there's more of it now' When asked what her secret is to being completely comfortable in her own skin, Amy explained: 'I have never been apologetic for what could be considered a flaw on my body.

'... But every year I get more and more comfortable in my own skin – even if there's more of it now.

She added: 'Not that I don't get my period every month and not feel like hot garbage, but nothing can really mess with my baseline at this point in terms of my confidence.'

As the first female to ever make Forbes list of top comedians, Amy explained that she's been in the stand-up comedy industry for over fifteen years and is no stranger to hearing insults.

Amy Schumer standing posing for the camera: Inspiring: Amy said she's the 'biggest' she's ever been and also feels her best © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Inspiring: Amy said she's the 'biggest' she's ever been and also feels her best

On the topic of feeling comfortable being naked in front of a partner, Amy jokingly shared: 'I think men are so happy to have a naked woman in front of them that they're not going to say 'Oh, you have bit of cellulite' and call an Uber.' 

Amy said she's the 'biggest' she's ever been and also feels her best.

a group of people swimming in a body of water: Chick flick! Amy's now-in-cinemas flick I Feel Pretty tackles common body image misconceptions from a humorous stand point © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Chick flick! Amy's now-in-cinemas flick I Feel Pretty tackles common body image misconceptions from a humorous stand point The star proceeded to jokingly agree to return Down Under, after being informed that streaking was considered a national sport in Australia.

Upon trying to persuade Amy to return to Australia, she responded quickly with: 'I don't need an excuse to come back to Australia! Have you heard of meat pies?'

Amy's now-in-cinemas flick I Feel Pretty tackles common body image misconceptions from a humorous stand point.

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