Amy Schumer got death threats over her joke about Kirsten Dunst at the 2022 Oscars.
During the awards show, she called Dunst a seat filler in front of her husband,
Schumer thought that fans sent the death threats because they believed the joke was real.
Dunst and Plemons were nominated in supporting roles for the movie “The Power of the Dog.”
Both Dunst and Plemons were in on the joke because Schumer contacted them beforehand.
The threats were so concerning that the Secret Service reached out to Schumer.
Dunst tried to stop the threats by revealing that she knew about the joke beforehand.
Schumer was also mocked for saying she was traumatized by Will Smith hitting Chris Rock at the Oscars.
She deleted the post from Instagram following the backlash and said it was triggering for everyone, not just her.