How Survivors' Stories Helped Shape Netflix's Kimmy Schmidt
Ellie Kemper has revealed the inspiration for her character Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix's comedy series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."By Lexie Hammesfahr | June 14, 2015
Ellie Kemper has revealed the real-life inspiration behind her character, Kimmy Schmidt, in her new Netflix series.
If you've never seen "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Kemper stars as an extremely optimistic doomsday cult survivor, who was rescued from an underground bunker in Indiana after 15 years of captivity.
"Oh, I'm very normal; I've had everything normal happen to me," her character says.