Michael Che reveals that his unofficial announcement of leaving “SNL” has actually been in the works for some time. During a stand-up routine in March, the comedian made headlines when he said he would be leaving the show in 2022.
In an Interview with the New York Times, the comedian admitted the decision was one he had been sitting on for awhile. READ MORE: ‘SNL’ Star Michael Che Responds To Headline Claiming He’s Leaving ‘Weekend Update’ “My head has been at leaving for the past five seasons.
I do think that I’ve been here longer than I’ll be here,” he said. “This show is built for younger voices and, at some point, there’ll be something more exciting to watch at the halfway mark of the show than me and dumb Jost.” Che is a regular anchor on the Weekend Update segment of the show which catches up on the news of the last week.Read more on etcanada.com