Transcript for Amy Schumer speaks out after reports of 'equal pay' demands
You can watch the entire video this Sunday on mtv's VMA awards and Lara Spencer is back. Happy Friday, good morning to you. Amy Schumer speaking out about her request for a pay raise from Netflix. She did so after learning what her fellow comedians Chris rock and Dave Chappelle were being paid for their specials and posting a photo of herself smiling holding her dog in a hot dog costume which you cannot see so imagine that. There it is. Explaining in the caption that she did, in fact, ask for more than her initial offer. She shuts down reports that she, quote, demanded or insisted equal pay. Considering they're two of the greatest of all time. She does say she deserves more than the initial offer which was by the way $11 million with rock and Chappelle were reportedly paid 20 million. Schumer's defending her work saying I'd like to say I'vbeen selling out arenas these past couple of years, something a female comic has never done. A big deal to me. That's her saying that. Good negotiator. Sounds like great negotiating. There you go and hot dog semi nude shot like everybody win. That makes total sense. Also in "Pop news," a British dad has done something every parent we included will be grateful for. He's come up with an app that will stop his son -- I need this. From ignoring his text messages. Nothing makes me more insane than this a app called rep replyasap. If you write your child and they don't respond it freezes their phone until you answer. It works even if it's set to silent. Currently available for all androids, a version coming to iPhone. I start doing bitmojis. The longer my text is -- I stopped reading. It's so boring. Double standard. When they need something, rat a tat, tat. Shut down the phone. We're all obsessed. Move on. We move. Finally I'm obsessed about this. I think we have a prop here, right? Come on in here, Sal. Yes, we do. Hello. I finally did it. I won a tennis match. No, this is the actual U.S. Open -- The real thing. This is it. Thank you, U.S. Open and my friend, Scott. The tournament officially starting in New York on Monday. Who will take home these trophies? The men, many rooting for Roger Federer, of course, he's been creating quite a racket since winning two majors this year. For the women, Serena's pregnancy keeping her off the court. She'll cheer on her sister, Venus. So will I. MARIA Sharapova a wild card and a lot talking about that, controversial very exciting open and fans can meet some of the players today for free right here in New York City, U.S. Open experience at the south street seaport. It's a free event where you can pose with the actual trophies, sit in an official umpire chair and there's good food and good music. It's all to celebrate the start of the 2017 U.S. Open. For the first time ever as well the U.S. Open draw live at noon. You can stream it on usopen.org. I weirdly will be doing that. So interested to see. You guys know I'm obsessed with tennis so happy U.S. Open. Beautiful day to head downtown. Thank you. Our "Gma" cover story how to
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