Amy Schumer has handily won over fans off all sides of the racial and political spectrum but following the premier of her Live At The Apollo HBO special, accusations of being a culture vulture have begun to spring up.
One of the many NC-17 skits of the show sounded awfully like one from the late Comedy Central roast king Patrice O’Neal and eyebrows were raised.
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Patrice O’neal jokes are no stranger to being borrowed from time to time, especially since his passing in 2011. Following the recent premiere of her newest comedy special, Amy Schumer has now been accused of stealing material from Patrice. Towards the ending of Amy Schumer Live At The Appollo, her closing joke sounded familiar to some in which they quickly compared it to a series of jokes from O’Neal back in 2006/2007. One fan in particular dug up some footage of O’neal at Just For Laughs and mashed his performance with Amy, causing more questions. Is this just a coincidence? Did she think we wouldn’t catch that?
Check out the fan-created footage below.
And it appears that this is one of those “great-minds-think-alike” situations, no?
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