Amy Schumer says she’s done taking photos with fans

Amy Schumer attends the world premiere of "Trainwreck" in New York.
Amy Schumer attends the world premiere of "Trainwreck" in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Amy Schumer will no longer take photos with fans after a scary encounter with one in South Carolina.

In an Instagram post on Saturday, Schumer shared a photo of the fan that helped her with her decision.

She says he ran up next to her, scared her and continued to shove his camera in her face.

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She wrote,

“I asked him to stop and he said ‘no it’s America and we paid for you’… this was in front of his daughter.”

She went on to explain to him,

“Yes, legally, you are allowed to take a picture of me. But I was asking you to stop and saying no. I will not take [pictures] with people anymore and it’s because of this dude in Greenville.”
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Hours before this happened, the Trainwreck star posted a video expressing her love of the town.

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Schumer later took to Twitter to elaborate her decision.

She says she will still take pictures “with nice people when I choose to if it’s a good time for that.”

The fan that scared the Inside Amy Schumer star is named Leslie Brewer.

Brewer posted a video of the 34-year-old actress to his Instagram account after she posted the photo of him to her’s.

In Brewer’s video Amy calmly says, “that’s rude can you delete that?” Brewer apologizes, gives a thumbs up and cuts to where he is alone saying, “and then she got mad at me.”

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The comic told People magazine in a statement, “I am grateful to people who like my work and support me, but not the ones who think that behaviour is OK.”

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