Amy Schumer shares unexpected health update with fans: 'I'm lonely'

Not how she expected to be celebrating

Amy Schumer isn't having the most ideal Mother's Day, and she's being as candid as it gets about her feelings.

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The star took to Instagram to reveal that she was unfortunately diagnosed with COVID-19 just ahead of the holiday, and that she was having to spend her special day alone, isolated from her husband and son.

True to her comedic nature, she still tried to make light of the situation, and joked about her newfound raspy voice as a result of being sick.

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WATCH: Amy opens up about her health issues

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She candidly started off the selfie video she updated fans with by admitting: "I'm lonely."

Acknowledging it certainly was not how she expected to spend Mother's Day, she still knew she was doing the right thing, expressing to fans: "Anyway, I'm just lonely and bored, away from my family which is great because they won't get it I hope."

However, she quickly turned things around by revealing a hilarious realization about her voice, saying that: "COVID is giving me this incredible Elizabeth Holmes voice, this is what I sound like now that I have COVID," referring to the disgraced Theranos founder with an infamous deep voice.


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Amy's candid health update

Given her isolation status, she went on to ask fans for television recommendations, joking about having been the star of The Dropout, where Amanda Seyfried portrays the Silicon Valley con.

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She even gave an honest nod to how she maintains her mental health, admitting: "I can't take the paxlovid because I'm on lexapro right?" 

Amy shared an emotional clip from her difficult birth to her first son

The comedian at least got to have one special day with her son, having celebrated his third birthday just this week, on 5 May.

In honor of the three-year-old's birthday, she shared an intimate video of herself and her husband, Chris Fischer, as they met their son moments after her c-section.

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