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Amy Schumer looks incredible in topless portrait for the Pirelli calendar

Published 30/11/2015 | 14:13

Amy Schumer arrives at the Trainwreck Australian premiere at Event Cinemas George Street on July 20, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
Amy Schumer arrives at the Trainwreck Australian premiere at Event Cinemas George Street on July 20, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
Amy Schumer in the new Pirelli calendar. Picture: Annie Leibowitz/Pirelli

Amy Schumer is rounding off the most successful year of her career with an appearance in the annual Pirelli calendar.

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The comedienne has taken 2015 by storm and is continuing her reign as Hollywood's hottest rising star, posing nearly nude in the black and white shot.

Schumer features alongside Serena Williams and other strong women for the 'feminist edition' of the calendar, shot by Annie Liebovitz, which was officially launched in Grosnevor House in London this morning.

The 34-year-old is the standout star of the calendar, wearing a pair of underwear and holding a cup of coffee.

"The Amy Schumer portrait added some fun. It's as if she didn't get the memo saying she could keep her clothes on," Liebovitz said.

This year, bosses swapped supermodels for 'women of achievement', instead celebrating diversity and professional success.

"When Pirelli approached me, they said they wanted to make a departure from the past," the world renowned photographer added.

"They suggested the idea of photographing distinguished women.

Actress Amy Schumer
Actress Amy Schumer

"After we agreed on that, the goal was to be very straightforward. I wanted to the pictures to show the women as they are, with no pretense."

"I wanted to the pictures to show the women as they are, with no pretense."

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