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Posted: October 23, 2018

Amy Schumer announces she's pregnant with help of White House journalist Jessica Yellin

Amy Schumer announced she was pregnant in October 2018.
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Amy Schumer announced she was pregnant in October 2018.

By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Amy Schumer took an unconventional route to announce that she was expecting her first child with her husband, Chris Fischer.

UsWeekly reported that, on Monday, the comedian directed fans to CNN White House correspondent Jessica Yellin’s Instagram page to share the news.

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“About to announce some exciting news on @jessicayellin insta page. Please follow her for up to the minute #newsnotnoise she breaks down what’s really going on,” Schumer said on Instagram. “She agreed to post a lil noise today for me! Follow her and VOTE!!”

The caption went with a Photoshopped image of Schumer and her husband as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.

On Yellin’s Instagram story, she posted a screenshot of a list of Democratic candidates in the midterm elections.

At the bottom of the list, it read, “I’m pregnant -Amy Schumer.”

This is the first child for Schumer and Fischer. They married in a secret ceremony in February.


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