Amy Schumer tips comedy club staff $30,000 | 'This place changed my life' © Marcus Lemonis/Instagram

Amy Schumer tips comedy club staff $30,000

'This place changed my life'

comedyAmy Schumer has tipped staff at a New York comedy club more than £20,000.

The star left the generous donation for workers at  Manhattan’s Comedy Cellar-where she started her career as a stand-up.

It was part of an initiative from businessman and TV star Marcus Lemonis called The Great American Tip Off, which he describes as a ‘nationwide call to action to show some extra love to the hard-working Americans who serve us every day’.

He shared on Instagram a clip of the comic handing over  $30,000  to staff, telling them: ‘This is my home club… this place changed my life.’

Lemonis, who is said to be worth around  $500 million, added: ‘You guys work your asses off every day, and it’s underappreciated. We want you to know that there are a lot of people that appreciate it.’

One worker said: ‘Holy shit! Thank you very much.’

Published: 14 Dec 2021

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