‘Life & Beth’ Star and Creator Amy Schumer on Healing Childhood Wounds: ‘If You Don’t Deal With Your Trauma, It’s Gonna Kill You’

‘Life & Beth’ Star and Creator Amy Schumer on Healing Childhood Wounds: ‘If You Don’t Deal With Your Trauma, It’s Gonna Kill You’
This story about Amy Schumer and “Life & Beth” first appeared in the Comedy & Drama issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine.

Amy Schumer has been thinking about empathy, and it shows. The stand-up comedian and actress broke into new territory in 2022, co-hosting one of the most unintentionally dramatic Oscar ceremonies of all time, and more importantly creating, co-writing, co-directing, producing and starring in Hulu’s “Life & Beth.” The series, which borrows heavily from Schumer’s own adolescence, focuses on Beth, a woman approaching 40 with a good job, a handsome boyfriend and a strange hollowness inside. After a surprising turn of events, Beth finds herself struck by flashbacks from her youth and both she and the audience delve deep into the trauma that set the character on this path so long ago.

Life & Beth” is one of several works in recent memory that explores the experiences of teen girls
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