Amy Schumer Flawlessly Shut Down All That 'Barbie' Movie Fat-Shaming

"Is it fat-shaming if you know you're not fat and have zero shame in your game?"

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Amy Schumer has been cast in the new Barbie movie, which is absolute perfection. But predictably, the internet has thoughts about whether or not she has the "right" body to play Barbie—which is so regressive we basically cannot. And neither can Schumer.

The comedian wrote a mini-open letter by way of Instagram, shutting down critics of her body, and reminding everyone that she has a lot to be proud of.

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"Is it fat shaming if you know you're not fat and have zero shame in your game?" she writes in the post below. "I don't think so. I am strong and proud of how I live my life, and say what I mean, and fight for what I believe in, and I have a blast doing it with the people I love. Where's the shame? It's not there. It's an illusion."

Very very honored to be nominated for 2 Grammys and to be considered to play an important and evolving icon. Is it fat shaming if you know you're not fat and have zero shame in your game? I don't think so. I am strong and proud of how I live my life and say what I mean and fight for what I believe in and I have a blast doing it with the people I love. Where's the shame? It's not there. It's an illusion. When I look in the mirror I know who I am. Im a great friend, sister, daughter and girlfriend. I'm a badass comic headlining arenas all over the world and making tv and movies and writing books where I lay it all out there and I'm fearless like you can be. Thanks to everyone for the kind words and support and again my deepest sympathy goes out to the trolls who are in more pain than we will ever understand. I want to thank them for making it so evident that I am a great choice. It's that kind of response that let's you know something's wrong with our culture and we all need to work together to change it. Anyone who has ever been bullied or felt bad about yourself I am out there fighting for you, for us. And I want you to fight for yourself too! We need to laugh at the haters and sympathize with them. They can scream as loud as they want. We can't hear them because we are getting shit done. I am proud to lead by example. "I say if I'm beautiful, I say if I'm strong. You will not determine my story. I will" #thegirlwiththelowerbacktattoo

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Also FYI: the folks behind Barbie are trying to promote a more realistic body image. No offense to all the humans out there who have teeny tiny high heel-shaped feet, but time to get on board.

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