Aidy Bryant mourns the time she lost in her teens and early 20s feeling self-conscious about her body. The Emmy-nominated comic and actor says she lived in fear of judgments about her weight. "I felt like the worst possible thing that anyone could ever do would be to think that I was fat, to call me fat," she says. Bryant began to direct her energy into her writing and comedy career. She moved to Chicago to pursue comedy at Second City, and in 2012, became a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Bryant is still on SNL , and now also stars in the Hulu comedy series Shrill , based on Lindy West's 2016 memoir . The series centers on a young writer named Annie who is described as a "woman who wants to change her life — but not her body." It's a perspective...
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Aidy Bryant On 'Shrill,' 'SNL' Thrills, And Not Feeling Bad About Her Body