Amy Schumer has decided to end 2015 in fitting fashion. She's posed nude for Annie Leibovitz's eagerly awaited 2016 calendar. And she already knows what people are going to say about it. Hoping to take the sting off some of the impending comments that will infiltrate the Internet over the course of the next day, the comedian had this to say about her photo, which you can see courtesy of the comedian's Instagram.
"Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting, flawless, woman. Thank you Annie Leibovitz!"
Amy Schumer had one of the best year's of her career these past 12 months. She garnered her first Emmy award for her skit comedy show Inside Amy Schumer. And she won over fans and critics alike with her first leading role in a major motion picture with Trainwreck. Now, she has decided to let it all hang out, literally, with an unretouched photo snapped by Annie Leibovitz. The comedian goes topless in a pair of underwear and heels. The photo stays classy, with Schumer covering her nipples with her arm. She slouches, holding a coffee cup, startled by the flash of the camera.
The photo will appear in the 43rd edition of the Pirelli Calendar, which annually features classic pin-up poses from the world's most glamorous sex symbols. This year is said to be 'quite different', with the focus on the world's most distinguished women. It's a strong group known for noted qualities beyond just their good looks. Says Annie Leibovitz about the 2016 calendar.
"The goal was to be very straightforward. I wanted the pictures to show the women exactly as they are, with no pretense."
Other inclusions in this year's calendar include Selma director Ava DuVernay, first Chinese goodwill ambassador for United Nations High Commission for Refugees Yao Chen, and tennis pro Serena Williams. The photos included in this edition promise to encompass new layers of /amy-schumer-movie-paul-feig/sexuality and beauty, bringing confidence, intelligence, class, and strength to the party. Others who made the cut include Lucasfilm producer Kathleen Kennedy, Yoko Ono, writer Fran Lebowitz, executive Mellody Hobson, former supermodel Natalia Vodianova, philanthropist Agnes Gund, blogger Tavi Gevinson, and Iranian artist Shirin Neshat.