Why Amy Schumer Got an Apology from Glamour Magazine

Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer

<h2>Glamour Magazine Apologizes to Amy Schumer for Plus-Sized Issue</h2>

Amy Schumer says there’s nothing wrong with being plus-sized.

But being labeled plus-sized is something else.

In a dispute that began with a magazine cover and ended with a bikini video, the “Trainwreck” star elicited an apology from Glamour magazine Tuesday for including her in the “Chic at Any Size” special issue touting sizes 12 and up.

<h2>Glamour Magazine to Amy Schumer: We Love You</h2>

“We love Amy Schumer, & would never want to offend her,” the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Cindi Leive, wrote in one in a series of tweets.

The mea culpa came with provisos: Leive said the magazine technically “never called her plus-size” — just put her in a plus-size themed edition because of her “longtime message of body positivity & and talking back to body haters.”

“Women of all sizes can be inspired by one another’s words,” wrote Lieve. “So sorry if implication was otherwise, Amy.”

<h2>Amy Schumer Instagram Takes on Glamour Magazine Plus-Sized Issue</h2>

Schumer took Glamour to task by noting that plus-size is defined by size 16 and up in the United States and that she goes between a 6 and an 8.

“@glamourmag put me in their plus size only issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn’t feel right to me,” she wrote on Instagram. “Young girls seeing my body type thinking that is plus size?”

Schumer then posted a video of herself in a bikini, flying a kite, and offered thanks “to the people who didn’t tell me how I ‘should feel.'”

“Bottom line,” Schumer says, “seems to be that these labels are unnecessary and reserved for women.”