(CNN)Whitney Cummings wants to freak us all out with a sex robot doppelgänger that she introduces on stage in her new Netflix comedy special.
About halfway through her performance in the “Can I Touch It?” set, Cummings gets into a discussion about sex robots, then reveals she had one made of herself. “Who’s excited?” she asks the crowd, after talking about the anxiety people have about being replaced by robots in everything we do. “If you’re worried about being replaced by a giant piece of plastic, you’re not bringing that much to the table in the first place,” she jokes. Cummings tells the audience she actually visited a sex robot factory and helped design her own double. Read More”Washington, D.C., you are the first crowd to meet Robot Whitney,” she says.Cummings said the idea for the robot struck her when she was trying to think of something original for the set. “Sex isn’t edgy anymore, saying ‘f***’ isn’t edgy anymore,” the comedian explained on the latest episode of “The Last Laugh” podcast. “I was like, what can I do in this special that I haven’t done before?”