Ignore the fact that critics gave it bad reviews.
It’s all the rage! Not doing well? Gaining weight? Blame Trump or the alt-right. Comedian Amy Schumer’s Netflix special has not received decent reviews. Instead of taking responsibility, Schumer points the finger at others:
Schumer’s “The Leather Special” debuted last week on Netflix, and as the streaming service’s subscribers are starting to watching it, less-than-stellar reviews have been pouring in.
But the stand-up comic said these reviews aren’t because her special is sub-par. She says its poor reception is a result of a coordinated online campaign from the alt-right.
“The alt right organized trolls attack everything I do,” she said in a lengthy Instagram post. “They organize to get my ratings down.”
Schumer did not address the poor reviews she received from TV critics, including an LA Times’ review that said the special was too over-the-top when it came to the R-rated content Schumer is known for.
“‘The Leather Special’ not only relies on… explicit themes, but kicks it all up a notch so there’s more of it — with more frequency and extremities. And as it turns out, that’s not a good thing.”
Newsday’s TV critic gave a similar message, giving the special a C grade, writing that it’s “too much” and “too carnal.”
Schumer has a history of blaming Trump supporters for her troubles: