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Amy Schumer speaks out against writer's rape comments

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Amy Schumer has spoken out against the controversial comments made by one of her former show writers, which have caused quite the raucous over the past couple of days.

Amy Schumer on rape, trolling, and Kurt Metzger (Aug 19, 2016) | Charlie Rose

Here the star and creator of "Inside Amy Schumer," is talking about the controversy around writer Kurt Metzger and his comments about sexual assault accusations.

The full conversation aired last night on PBS.

Metzger shared a questionable since-deleted Facebook post shunning a local improv group for banning a male comic who allegedly raped multiple female comics, "with no details/proof/a story about what happened of any kind," he wrote.

After receiving a whirlwind of hate over Metzger's comments, Schumer took to social media to respond.

"I am so saddened and disappointed in Kurt Metzger," Schumer wrote on Twitter.

Fans misinterpreted Schumer's tweets to mean that her show had gotten canceled.

She then went on to clarify that the show will return for a season 5, but not before a mini, and probably much-needed, break.

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