Amy Schumer had to cancel Saturday’s comedy set at the Netflix is a Joke festival -- after testing positive for COVID-19. The 40-year-old comedian shared the news with her Instagram followers, a few hours before she was set to take the stage.
In a video posted on her Instagram Stories, the comedian made the reveal. “I am sad to say I have to cancel my show in LA tonight,” she told the camera. “I am the first woman to ever get COVID.
I tested positive for COVID-19 about an hour ago, so yeah, please, I don’t know what to say, but at least my hair looks good.” After making the announcement, Schumer posted a video on her Instagram grid, making light of the situation. “What should I watch,” she captioned the video. “I was the star of the drop out.