Exiting Weekend Update Anchor Cecily Strong Says She Is Happy About Being Replaced On SNL

After Lorne Michaels’ decided to replace her on the Cecily Strong with Michael Che on the Weekend Update desk, you might expect her to be a little perturbed. According to the actress herself, this is not the case.

In a message on her Instagram page, Strong told fans that she isn’t upset.

In a recent interview with the New York Times, the show’s executive producer explained his rationale.

Michaels said the change “feels appropriate for now” as SNL enters “a new era,” adding, “That’s why we did a lot of combinations and tests, and this is kind of where we came out.”

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Source: TVLine.com