Did Amy Schumer Really Sue Judd Apatow in Real Life?

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The second season of 'Only Murders in the Building' is filled with laughter, suspense, and surprise guest appearances that keep viewers thoroughly entertained. In the first episode of the new season, we are introduced to...

The second season of 'Only Murders in the Building' is filled with laughter, suspense, and surprise guest appearances that keep viewers thoroughly entertained. In the first episode of the new season, we are introduced to a fictionalized version of the talented comedian, Amy Schumer. Known for her unique comedic style and irreverent sense of humor, Schumer's presence in the show brings about some hilarious moments, including a mention of her suing renowned director Judd Apatow. If you've watched the episode and are curious about the authenticity of Schumer's remark, look no further! We're here to provide you with the answer. Spoiler alert!

Did It Really Happen?

In the season two premiere of 'Only Murders in the Building' titled 'Persons of Interest,' Amy Schumer appears as herself, but a fictionalized version. She meets Oliver Putnam (played by Martin Short) in the Arconia's elevator and reveals that she is moving into the apartment complex, specifically the apartment once owned by music legend Sting. During their conversation, Schumer expresses her desire to create and star in a television adaptation of Oliver's podcast about the death of Tim Kono. And with a touch of humor, Schumer jokingly mentions that she has sued Judd Apatow.

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The Real Relationship

In reality, Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow share a close relationship and have openly praised each other's work in the media. In fact, Apatow has admitted to helping Schumer develop the concept for their collaborative film, 'Trainwreck.' However, the fictionalized storyline in 'Only Murders in the Building' suggests a strained relationship between Schumer and Apatow due to the film's success. As a result, the fictionalized Schumer mentions suing Apatow. However, there have been no reports of Schumer actually suing Apatow, and their real-life relationship remains intact.

The Joke and Its Significance

The mention of Schumer suing Apatow in the second season premiere of 'Only Murders in the Building' serves as a callback to Schumer's breakthrough success with 'Trainwreck' that catapulted her to stardom. While Schumer has enjoyed continued success with other films like 'Snatched' and 'I Feel Pretty,' her collaboration with Apatow remains one of her most recognized accomplishments. The series introduces a fictionalized version of Schumer with a dark sense of humor, indirectly referencing her work in 'Trainwreck.' The reason behind the lawsuit remains a mystery within the show, adding to the effectiveness of the hilarious joke.

So, while it's all in good fun in the world of 'Only Murders in the Building,' rest assured that Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow maintain a strong personal and professional relationship in real life. The series cleverly incorporates aspects of their past collaboration into the storyline, delighting fans and showcasing Schumer's comedic talents once again.

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