• Shane Gillis no longer joining SNL cast after outcry over racist language

    28 days ago - By Washington Post

    He comedian, who was announced Thursday as a featured player for Season 45, was criticized for using slurs against Asians and the LGBT community in recent podcast episodes.
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  • Saturday Night Live Fires Shane Gillis Over Past Racist Comments

    Saturday Night Live Fires Shane Gillis Over Past Racist Comments

    28 days ago - By Screen Rant

    NBC's Saturday Night Live parts ways with recently hired cast member Shane Gillis after past racist comments surfaced in the wake of his hiring. Gillis was announced as part of the SNL season 45 cast last week, but shortly after his hiring, clips of him using racist slurs surfaced on social media sites like Twitter. The clips gained mainstream attention, with Hollywood celebrities like Daniel Dae Kim and recently hired Marvel Studios actor Simu Liu openly criticising of Gillis' language and SNL's hiring of the comedian. The Asian slurs were particularly glaring since SNL season 45 is the...
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  • Saturday Night Live Parts Ways With Shane Gillis Following His Use of "Unacceptable" Language

    Saturday Night Live Parts Ways With Shane Gillis Following His Use of "Unacceptable" Language

    28 days ago - By E! Online

    And just like that, Shane Gillis is out at Saturday Night Live.
    Gillis, originally announced as one of the new additions for season 45, will not join Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman when the...
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