It's a sad day for SNL fans . Leslie Jones has announced that he will not be returning to SNL for his newest season. Jones has been a part of the cast for five seasons. Are there any other SNL cast members to leave before the upcoming season begins?
Why did Leslie Jones leave SNL?
Leslie Jones first appeared on SNL in 201
After she leaves SNL Jones has several upcoming projects.
According to Marie Claire, "she is the host and executive producer of the Supermarket Sweep restart show that NBC, ABC, Netflix and Fox are all currently bidding on … Plus, she's got an hour-long comedy coming to Netflix in 2020. ”
Jones also made two films. She has a role in Queenspins and partnered with Kristen Bell. Jones will also appear during Arrival in America with Eddie Murphy, James Earl Jones and Wesley Snipes.
What else was Leslie Jones involved in?
It should come as no surprise that Leslie Jones has other projects in the works. After joining SNL Jones has several comedy roles in films and television. She also has a strong social media presence and is experienced in sports commentary. Jones played a small role in the movie Trainwreck . She was also one of the stars of the 2016 movie Ghostbusters with her SN co-star Kate McKinnon. Jones also starred in Pee and The Angry Birds Movie 2 .
During the 2016 Olympics, Jones tweeted his reactions to sports events live. This led NBC to ask Jones to comment on the rest of the events. For the 2016 Olympics, Jones covered swimming, beach volleyball, gymnastics and track. It also reflects the events of the 2018 Olympics.
Fans are sad when Leslie Jones leaves SNL
While Jones was only in SNL for five seasons, she was a favorite. of the fans. Her appearances on Weekend Updates were often great moments from SNL episodes. Therefore, fans of SNL are sad when Jones leaves.
"I'm really going to miss Leslie Jones on Saturday Night Live. Her skit as Gyle King interviewing R. Kelly goes down in history as one of the funniest moments on Saturday Night Live, " writes another .
The other cast members of SNL remain
While Jones decided to leave SNL it appears that the other cast members have chosen to remain. Although McKinnon also has a growing career beyond SNL she will remain on the show. Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Beckett Bennett, Kyle Mooney, Ady Bryant, Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Alex Mofat, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Ego Nvodim, Chris Red and Melissa Villasenor also seem to be staying. Currently, Thompson is the longest-running participant in the history of SNL .