When Amy Schumer publicly announced that she had liposuction, this statement came as a shock to Jennifer Lawrence.
The Hunger Games star, 32, told New Yorker that she assumed her friend’s procedure would remain a secret.
“When she had the liposuction, I just assumed it would be a secret. And then… it wasn’t like that!” Lawrence said. “It’s part of her – I hate to use that word – relationship. In a way, it did her good. Look at her apparently successful career.”
Schumer, 41, isn’t shy about sharing her life with fans and followers on social media, even making jokes about herself when it comes to her recent surgeries and mental health.
“I don’t know why I don’t have any boundaries,” Schumer told the publication. “I just do not know”.
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In January, Schumer shared that she decided to get liposuction after struggling with her body. She decided it was important to be open about the procedure because she didn’t want people to think she lost weight naturally.
“I wanted to share this with people simply because I can’t lie about myself,” comedian Hode Kotb said on her podcast. Creating space with Hoda Kotb. “I just can’t do it. I can’t say: “Yes, it crunches. And I just ate smoked salmon, you know? So I had to be real.”
But Schumer also felt conflicted about the procedure, which is prohibitively expensive for many.
“I felt bad because it’s such a privilege,” she said. “And I’m like, ‘Well, you know, people with money drive nice cars too’… So my ‘good car’ is what I had, you know… a liter of fat sucked out of my stomach.”
Schumer said she now weighs 170 pounds. after surgery, but it wasn’t about the number on the scale or according to some Hollywood ideal.
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“It’s not about clapping because I was never famous for being hot, but I got to the point where I was tired of looking at myself in the mirror,” she previously said. Hollywood Reporter.
Schumer said she realized that the part of her abdomen just above the C-section scar after the birth of her son Gene would not improve with small changes like “grilled chicken and walks,” and one day she opted for a more aggressive treatment. she recovered after having her uterus and appendix removed last September, which she did to relieve the pain of endometriosis.
“I healed well, and I thought, can I do liposuction? And I got liposuction and I feel really good,” she said in March during an appearance on the Chelsea Handler podcast. Dear Chelsea.
“I just wanted to say this because if anyone sees me in pictures or something and they are like that, she looks thinner and all: it’s because I had surgery,” Schumer added. “It’s too hard and I just want to be real.”
In May, the star said she was in her “prime” and hoped to be healthier and stronger by the summer.
“Caesarean section. Hysterectomy. Lipofilling. This summer we will let love in,” she wrote in her Instagram post. “Trying to be healthy and strong for myself and my family. I want to feel hot too. In my prime. Come on. Who’s with me?”