Recently, TMZ reported that Saturday Night Live’s 40th season would be the last one for cast part Kenan Thompson. All the more particularly, it was uncovered that his plans were to leave after last season, however he chose to stay around Studio 8h at the solicitation of official maker Lorne Michaels. As of right now, 36 year old Thompson has been on the demonstrate the longest out of everybody in today’s thrown (joining in 2003) and he likewise holds the record for longest-running African American cast member.
Luckily for every one of you Thompson aficionados out there, Saturday Night Live has affirmed that TMZ’s notice is mistaken. A representative for the show expressed, “The season has not by any means begun and thrown choices are not made until the end of the season.” So does this mean he is certainly remaining? No. Does this mean he is without a doubt clearing out? No. This apparently implies that no one comprehends what is going to happen until later not far off this season.
You can see Thompson, alongside newcomers Michael Che and Pete Davidson, and also whatever remains of the cast, on NBC this Saturday (September 27th) at 11:30 p.m. (EST) for the show’s debut. The host is Chris Pratt with Ariana Grande as a musical visitor and you won’t have any desire to miss it.