Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Met Ball Now “Med Ball” as Amy Schumer Joins Roster of COVID Positive Celeb Guests, Had to Cancel LA Show

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Amy Schumer joins the list of celeb guests from Anna Wintour’s Met Ball who now have COVID. Jon Batiste was the first celebrity to admit he got sick at last week’s super spreader.

Schumer is brave enough to post videos from her sick bed. She says she’s watching “Inventing Anna” day and night, and has what she calls an “Elizabeth Holmes” voice, alluding to the Theranos scandal.

Schumer was supposed to perform last night at the Netflix is a Joke Festival in Los Angeles, but had to cancel at the last minute.

Who else of the Met Ball guests are sick? If you’ve heard of others, email me at showbiz411@gmail.com.

This wave follows the one from the White House Correspondents Dinner and the Inner Circle dinner last Saturday. Our own New York Governor, Kathy Hochul, is positive now, too.

The NYC COVID rate has risen steadily all month. Wintour and the Met knew it, but ignored it.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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