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Towson alum Amy Schumer took long way around to announce that she's pregnant

Amy Schumer, left, and husband Chris Fischer arrive at the Tony Awards in June in New York.
Amy Schumer, left, and husband Chris Fischer arrive at the Tony Awards in June in New York. (Evan Agostini / Invision via AP)

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer.

Schumer, who graduated with a degree in theater from Towson University in 2003, broke her baby news Monday on the Instagram stories of friend and journalist Jessica Yellin. Yellin, of the site NewsNotNoise.org, showed at the end of a list of Schumer's recommended congressional and gubernatorial candidates the line: "I'm pregnant-Amy Schumer."

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Schumer is known for her liberal politics: She was recently arrested protesting the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The 37-year-old made her film debut in the 2015 film "Trainwreck." She starred this year in the movie "I Feel Pretty." Schumer married Fischer, a chef, in February.

Comedian and Towson University graduate Amy Schumer married boyfriend and chef Chris Fischer in a surprise wedding Tuesday after just months of dating.

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