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Why Ellie Kemper Might Be on the TSA Watch List (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/09/2015 09:45AM

If you think Ellie Kemper's character on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has a few naïveté-induced challenges in her life, the real Kemper just may have her beat.

The actress told James Corden on The Late, Late Show Monday night that she traveled to London a few years back and simply wanted to bring home some souvenirs.

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See James Corden, Ellie Kemper and Nick Offerman Nuzzle with a Snake and a Sumo Wrestler (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/09/2015 09:20AM

Ready for your uncomfortable moment of the day?

James Corden had his Late Late Show guests – Nick Offerman, Ellie Kemper and Thomas Middleditch – play Nuzzle Waaa? Monday night.

The object of the game is to identify a mystery item while blindfolded and using only your face.

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#SquadGoals: Amy Schumer, Kerry Washington and Ellie Kemper Get Silly and Stylish | Amy Schumer, Ellie Kemper, Kerry Washington

#SquadGoals: Amy Schumer, Kerry Washington and Ellie Kemper Get Silly and Stylish

Originally posted 06/02/2015 07:30PM

Look who's hanging out!

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Amy Schumer on Sexism in Entertainment: 'I Think People Hate Women'

Amy Schumer on Sexism in Entertainment: 'I Think People Hate Women'

Originally posted 05/27/2015 05:50PM

Amy Schumer has a theory about the inherent inequality of women in show business: "I think people hate women."

In a roundtable of comedic actresses assembled for The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue, the Inside Amy Schumer creator and star adds, "I don't think they want to hear a woman talk for too long. A lot of people project their mom yelling a them."

Schumer continues, "My [career] has been about tricking people into listening. I'm not saying all men hate women, but there's such an aggression."

For the magazine's June 5 issue, THR sat down with Schumer, Lena Dunham, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Ellie Kemper, Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez, Black-ish's Tracee Ellis Ross and Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon to discuss the struggles of being a woman in entertainment and the sexism they've encountered throughout their careers.

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Ellie Kemper Debuts New Bangs

Ellie Kemper Debuts New Bangs

Originally posted 04/16/2015 03:15PM

Does this mean Kimmy Schmidt will be sporting fringe in the near future?

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Listen to an Extended Remix of the Catchiest Theme Song Ever

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Listen to an Extended Remix of the Catchiest Theme Song Ever

Originally posted 03/09/2015 10:20AM

If you spent the weekend binge-watching Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, there's an excellent chance that the theme song has burrowed its way into your brain.

For the uninitiated, the theme song is a play on the viral phenomenon that was Antoine Dodson's "Bed Intruder" song – you know, "Hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife."

Following the rescue of the Indiana Mole Women (including Ellie Kemper's Kimmy Schmidt) from the underground bunker in which they lived, the reaction of a man named Walter Bankston (Mike Britt) was taped on the local news.

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Tina Fey on Pal Ellie Kemper: She's Just Delightful! | Ellie Kemper, Tina Fey

Tina Fey on Pal Ellie Kemper: She's Just Delightful!

Originally posted 03/06/2015 10:00AM

When it comes to Ellie Kemper, Tina Fey is a big fan.

"She's just delightful," Fey tells PEOPLE of the actress who stars in her new Netflix comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. "She is so intelligent and energetic and adorable."

In Kimmy Schmidt (on Netflix now), Kemper plays the eponymous twentysomething woman who starts a new life in New York after escaping a doomsday cult.

"I think she is so likable and warm and skilled that I hope people really enjoy watching her," says Fey, 44, who created the show with fellow 30 Rock executive producer Robert Carlock.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Why You Need to Watch Netflix's Newest Comedy

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Why You Need to Watch Netflix's Newest Comedy

Originally posted 03/05/2015 02:05PM

What's another weekend eaten up by a Netflix binge? Your laundry can wait.

The streaming service's newest offering, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, is a comedy created by 30 Rock's Tina Fey and Robert Carlock – and it's about to become your new favorite thing.

Kimmy Schmidt was first given a straight-to-series order by NBC, and we have to wonder why they would have sold the show to Netflix when it is actual solid gold. However, their loss is our binge-watching gain. Here are some reasons you need to tune in.

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What Makes Ellie Kemper 'Really Angry'?

UpdatePosted 03/03/2015 07:50PM

What Makes Ellie Kemper 'Really Angry'?

Originally posted 03/03/2015 05:45PM

Ellie Kemper has plenty of experience playing polite characters, and the former star of The Office follows the same philosophy when it comes to her personal life.

"It drives me crazy when people don't have good manners," Kemper, 34, tells PEOPLE. "I think it's inexcusable."

But that's not all the actress – who stars in Tina Fey's latest comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt doesn't like.

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Candy for Dinner Is Just One Delight in Tina Fey's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Trailer

Originally posted 01/22/2015 12:30PM

[YOUTUBE "mNKEKlXY3Z4"] Netflix released the trailer for its upcoming Tina Fey comedy, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and it's as winsome and weird as you might expect.

Kimmy stars Ellie Kemper (The Office, Bridesmaids) in the title role as a 20-something liberated from a doomsday cult who learns that the apocalypse never actually happened and her entire life was based on lies.

Fey's 30 Rock partner in comedy, Robert Carlock, is also behind the series, so it's no surprise a few familiar faces pop up among the eclectic oddballs Kimmy meets when she moves to New York, finds housing with a Times Square robot performer named Titus (Tituss Burgess) and lands a job nannying for high-strung, self-absorbed working mother Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski, playing to her strengths).

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