Cecily Strong is leaving saturday night live After 11 seasons of the show. A social media post from the Sketch Show’s official Instagram account confirmed Strong’s departure.
“Cecily, I miss you,” read a shared cue card while the post’s caption was shared. We miss you, Cecily!
The final episode of Strong, set for Saturday, December 17, will feature Austin Butler as host and Lizzo as a musical guest.
Strong made her debut SNL He emerged as a Featured Player on September 15, 2012 and was promoted from Season 39 the following year. The comedy star co-anchored the “Weekend Update” segment with Seth Meyers.When Myers quit hosting midnightStrong continued to co-anchor the segment SNL Writer Colin Jost for one season.
Strong’s most popular recurring characters on NBC sketch shows include the girl who wished she hadn’t started a conversation at a party, Dana, a loud and surly retail employee, and Kurya, co-host of a girlfriend talk show. there is. , such as Kathy Ann, Michael Che’s drug-addicted neighbor.
during her tenure SNL, Strong had a strong celebrity impersonation game. Most memorable are Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Judge Janine Pirro, and most recently Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and her all Zoom her filters.