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Amy Schumer will host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards in April.

The Inside Amy Schumer star broke the news herself on Twitter Wednesday night, writing, "I am hosting the @MTV Movie Awards!! #Cheers" along with a photo of herself holding a prescription bottle.

"Wickedly funny and sharply insightful, Amy Schumer is perhaps the most ascendant talent in comedy today and she's on the brink of an epic year," MTV President Stephen Friedman said in a statement. "We are thrilled to work with Amy to create an unpredictable and hilarious showcase for Hollywood's biggest blockbusters and brightest stars in what promises to be the most combustible Movie Awards ever."

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Added Schumer: "I am honored to be hosting the awards. I will carry the audience with me like a teen mom #breaktheinternet #breakmywater."

Season 3 of Inside Amy Schumer will premiere on Comedy Central in April. In July, Schumer's comedy Trainwreck, which she wrote, developed and stars in, will hit theaters.

The 2015 MTV Movie Awards will air live on Sunday, April 12 at 9/8c. Do you think Schumer is a good choice to host?

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