Amy Schumer Says Son's 'Genital' Name Wasn't A Joke: 'Just A Huge F**k Up'

Written by on April 29, 2020

New mother and father Amy Schumer and her husband, Chris Fischer, aren’t fairly prepared to inform their son why they needed to change his identify.

Schumer was on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM present Tuesday, and her almost-1-year-old boy joined for a part of the decision, earlier than she talked about initially naming him Gene Attell Fischer (which seems like “genital fissure”). 

“Oh my god, don’t inform him ― we’re not telling him,” Schumer joked when Stern introduced it up, as she shortly lined Gene’s ears along with her palms. The “I Really feel Fairly” actor stated that she and Fischer realized their naming mistake a few month in. 

“You’re like the brand new mother and father, simply form of drained and in ecstasy. After which ― I don’t know if some troll on the web or any person ― and I learn it, and I used to be like, ‘Oh my god,’” after she realized what her son’s identify gave the impression of, she stated.

“As a result of, , you’re going ‘Gene Attell.’ Me ― who’s like, a grimy particular person ― it by no means dawned on me,” she continued. “All of the blood rushed to my head and I used to be like ‘Chris!’” 

Schumer stated that folks instructed her the naming mishap wasn’t a giant deal, however she wasn’t having it. 

“I’m like, ‘What are you speaking [about]? I “Boy Named Sue,” sue-d my son,’” she joked, referencing the well-known Johnny Money track. “All you wish to do is shield your child and I proper out the gate [did this] … the primary of many failures.” 

Stern stated that initially, he thought Schumer gave Gene the humorous identify on goal. Some media retailers additionally thought the infant’s identify was a prank when Schumer introduced it again in Could 2019.

“All people form of gave me credit score, and I used to be similar to, ‘No. That’s simply an enormous fuck up,’” she stated.

Schumer opened up in regards to the moniker mistake on her podcast, “three Ladies, 1 Keith,” two weeks in the past. 

She revealed that she and Fischer had lastly modified their son’s identify, from Gene Attell Fischer to Gene David Fischer. The infant is called after her shut good friend and fellow comic Dave Attell. David can be Schumer’s father’s center identify. 


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