They left after Schumer called Trump, amongst other things, an "orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster."
Amy Schumer was in Tampa Bay, Florida, as she continues her 'Amy Schumer LIVE' tour and offended/upset up to 200 people in the Amalie Arena last night after lambasting Donald Trump.
According to the Tampa Bay Times:
She made it clear she doesn’t understand how people can support Trump. At one point she asked for a Trump supporter – preferably one with sleeves, she she told security personnel – to join her up on stage to explain their enthusiasm for Trump. One fellow did, but he said he was voted for Trump mainly because doesn’t trust Clinton. When some audience members booed, the actor and comedian invited them to leave and also asked security to remove anyone booing.
The capacity of the arena is about 20,000, so a walkout rate of 1% is actually that bad considering the arena was also the site of the 2012 Republican National Convention. It's not clear if all the walkouts were Trump fans or merely unimpressed with Schumer making the show so political, with many taking to Twitter to air their grievances with the comedian.
Hey @amyschumer leave the political stuff out of your comedy shows. We came to laugh not talk politics. We can turn On CNN and NBC for thatðŸ˜Š
— Luisa Metallo (@LuiGucci) October 17, 2016
— matt waz (@waz1921) October 17, 2016
Love @amyschumer so much more after show tonight. Embarrassed by "neighbors " who walked out over political ignorance
— Ashley Wilson (@luckylemur) October 17, 2016
Schumer also spent yesterday rallying potential voters to register in Florida, literally bending over and letting them use her back to sign up. If that's not dedication, we don't know what is.
— Hillary for Florida (@HillaryforFL) October 16, 2016
But this being Amy Schumer, there was also a joke hidden in there as she was wearing a "Make America Ferrera Again" t-shirt, and a very appropriate "feminist for Hillary" badge.
Via NY Mag