Jennifer Lawrence Sent Amy Schumer the Perfect Text After the 'Trainwreck' Shooting

Jennifer Lawrence Comforted Amy Schumer - Jennifer Lawrence Sent Amy Schumer Perfect Text After Trainwreck Shooting

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Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence have one of the most enviable friendships in Hollywood. They're hilarious, they're writing a screenplay together. They're basically a two-woman squad.

So it's no wonder than when Amy Schumer was going through one of her darkest moments—after the Trainwreck theater shooting—Jennifer Lawrence was the one person who was able to cheer her up.

Speaking to Lena Dunham for Lenny Letter, Schumer got real about the personal responsibility she felt for the victims of the Trainwreck shootings.

"I mean, on paper it's like yes, of course, yes, you connect to that, two women were murdered, you know. But knowing it was my movie, and … that they went and they bought tickets and wanted to go see this movie, it just crushed me," she said. "I felt so powerless. And it felt a little bit like something that I had done, that there was a connection to me actually hurting people."

The one friend who knew the right thing to say? Jennifer Lawrence, of course. Lawrence texted Schumer a perfectly terrible joke.

"I didn't really know how to react. I was so upset, I watched the news that whole night, I was just f**king f**ked up by it," Schumer explained. "You know, that is actually when I felt the closest to Jennifer Lawrence, because that day she texted me, 'It's your fault.' And in times like that only jokes make you feel a little better."

The best friends know exactly what to say to make things better, even in the worst of times.

Kayleigh Roberts
Weekend Editor

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.