"She's a role model for women, and I am too, and I think it's a good match... I love her and... I just thought, 'That's interesting.' (I'll) try something new and different rather than the usual run-of-the-mill - have a band, have a DJ. It's definitely a new thing. I hope it works - fingers crossed." Madonna reveals why she picked comedienne Amy Schumer to open for her at shows in New York later this year (15).