Amy Schumer is looking forward to being a mom, not only because she can't wait to meet her baby but also because this pregnancy has been really rough, physically. Amy's suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, an extreme form of morning sickness which has forced her to cancel shows and even be hospitalized.
So it's great to see Amy enjoying the lighter side of pregnancy in a new, naked photo shoot for the New York Times. Posing for photographer Heather Sten, Amy ran naked through a New Orleans park and made herself Spanish moss bra for a real Mother Nature look.
This mama-to-be totally does not care what others think about her naked, pregnant body. Years of show business have given her a tough skin and a healthy reaction to body shaming. "As someone who has been told a million times they are fat and ugly, it does not matter!" Schumer told the New York Times.
Speaking about her success and growing fame, Schumer explained that getting super famous isn't as fulfilling as she imagined, but she believes motherhood will be. "Young me thought this would bring some other level of joy," she told the paper. "I think I will experience that with a baby. But other than that, it doesn't exist."
Fame didn't bring happiness, but it was a byproduct of Amy's success, which is a byproduct of her confidence and trust in herself and her own abilities.
As the New York Times Jason Zinoman writes, "Schumer has always been anchored by a core of confidence, as the photo here of her running naked across a park demonstrates."
Schumer isn't just running naked in NOLA, she's also got a highly anticipated Netflix special dropping this month. Growing hits the streaming serving March 19, and we can expect lots of real talk about pregnancy. If there's one thing we know about Amy it's that she's not afraid to reveal it all.