Jennifer Lawrence Thought Amy Schumer Would Keep Lipo Secret

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Standing beside her friend. Despite Amy SchumerShe revealed to the public that she had liposuction. Jennifer LawrenceHe was willing to keep the details secret.

“When she got liposuction, I just assumed that would be a secret. Then. . . it wasn’t!” Lawrence, 32, told The New YorkerSchumer, 41, profiled Monday, August 29. “It’s a part of her — I hate using this word — relatability. In some ways, it’s benefitted her. Look at her obviously successful career.”

The Trainwreck star, who is often open with her social media followers about her various experiences, shared that she’s simply always been prone to that level of intimacy.

“I don’t know why I don’t have any boundaries,” Schumer told the outlet. “I just don’t.”

The January issue of Beth: Life is GoodCreator shared that she decided to have liposuction because of her struggles with weight and body image.

“I wanted to share it with people, just because I can’t lie about myself,” the comedian told Hoda Koch on her “Making Space with Hoda Kotb” podcast. “I just can’t do it. I can’t be like, ‘Yeah, crunches. And I’ve just been eating smoked salmon,’ you know? So I had to be real.”

The New York native explained that she felt uncomfortable talking about her experience publicly because of its cost. “I was feeling bad because it’s, like, such a privilege thing,” she said. “And I’m like, ‘Well, you know, people with money, they also drive nice cars’ … So, my ‘nice car’ is that I had, you know … a liter of fat sucked out of my belly.”

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Schumer — who revealed that she is now 170 pounds after the surgery — said she felt in her “prime” in a May Instagram post where she rocked a black corset and heels while stepping into her home gym.

“C section. Hysterectomy. Lipo. This summer is about letting the love in,” she wrote. “Trying to be healthy and strong for myself and my family. I want to feel hot. In my prime. Let’s go. Who’s with me?”

Interview with Cathy in March The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer writer — who welcomed son Gene with husband Chris Fischer in May 2019 — further explained her decision.

“It’s not about needing to be slamming, because I’ve never been famous for being hot, but I’d reached a place where I was tired of looking at myself in the mirror,” she told the outlet.

Schumer went on to reveal that she realized that the part of her stomach just above her C-section scar needed some more target attention — something that “grilled chicken and walks” wouldn’t fix.