Did Amy Schumer’s Show Just Get Canceled?

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Amy Schumer sent the entire Internet into a frenzy Wednesday night when she tweeted a cryptic message that suggested she may not be returning to her Emmy-winning Comedy Central show “Inside Amy Schumer.”

Now “Inside Amy Schumer” has been renewed for a fifth season set to air in 2017, but Schumer’s tweet could mean that she has chosen to walk away.

It all started when Schumer’s friend and fellow comedian Kurt Metzger made some controversial remarks about sexual assault. Schumer condemned his comments, which eventually led to the tweet above. Moments later, Schumer retweeted a fan who wrote “we’ll miss your show.”

Neither Schumer nor Comedy Central have made any official statements regarding the future of the show.

It is possible that Schumer only meant that her series is not currently in production as she is in the middle of a significant world tour promoting her new book, “The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo.” Though “Inside Amy Schumer” is not a powerhouse for same-day ratings (just 491,000 for the season four finale), it has built a strong viral following with more than 83 million videos streamed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Plus, Schumer’s rising star power gives the Comedy Central brand a considerable boost.

Update: Schumer took to Twitter Thursday morning to clarify her comments.