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The Internet Is Very Confused About Amy Schumer's Judge Judy Appearance

Kristyn Burtt is an LA-based entertainment reporter who has covered everything from 'Dancing With the Stars' to the Oscars. If she’s not on the red carpet, she’s at home in yoga pants watching Netflix and eating potato chips.

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Everyone is allowed to fangirl over their favorite star, but it’s even more fun when celebrities do it with iconic figures. The fact that Amy Schumer is a Judge Judy cheerleader is enough to send anyone into pop-culture nirvana, which is exactly what happened when Schumer appeared in the judge's courtroom as a guest star. Her appearance not only intrigued the internet but sent us all into a downright tizzy.

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On Thursday’s episode of Judge Judy, viewers with a keen eye spotted Schumer mugging for the camera in the background. While some fans were all about this crossover moment, a few viewers were a bit confused about why she was there.

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The appearance shouldn’t have been too much of a surprise for any of us, though. Schumer dropped all of the clues we needed back in May, when she posted an Instagram video sitting in Judge Judy's seat and having a moment with Petri Hawkins-Byrd, the bailiff on the show.

No look pass from @byrdthebailiff #dreams

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Even though the taping happened late last spring, the episode just aired yesterday, and it’s a moment forever captured on social media. Even Schumer confirmed her participation in the taping.

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“Hell yeah! You know I was in the audience on #judgejudy,” she wrote. “My sister and I sat in on the cases for the day because we love her!!!!!”

For that very reason, it’s hard not to love Schumer. She embraces her inner geek girl and shares it with all of us.

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