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Selena Gomez Praises Amy Schumer: 'You Say the Things I Wish I Could Say'

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Selena Gomez (L) and Hollywood Comedy Award honoree Amy Schumer pose onstage during the 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 1, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. 

At the Hollywood Film Awards, Selena Gomez presented Amy Schumer with the Hollywood Comedy Award. 

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The Spring Breakers actress gave lots of praise to the Trainwreck star. “I talk about her obsessively," Gomez said, per E! Online. "I’ve tweeted her often. I try to impersonate her and it doesn’t really work. I actually just met her so basically what I’m saying is I’m really happy that clearly Jennifer Lawrence wasn’t able to do this tonight because I love you.” 

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“Amy, you’ve inspired me not to take myself too seriously when I sit on my couch and I’m depressed about certain things," Gomez continued. "You constantly made me feel I’m a badass even though most of the time I’m not. You say the things I wish I could say and you never ever make me feel bad about anything I do in my personal life."