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Chris Redd announces his exit from SNL after 5 seasons

Saturday Night Live is down another actor.

On September 19, Chris Redwho has been on the legendary sketch show since 2017, announced he won’t be returning for season 48 in the fall.

“To be part of SNL was the experience of a lifetime,” Redd said in a statement to E! News. “Five years ago, I walked into 30 Rock knowing it was an incredible opportunity for growth. Now, with friends who have become my family and memories that I will cherish forever, I am grateful to Lorne Michaels and overall SNL organization.”

The 37-year-old added: “From the bottom of my heart, I can’t thank you enough.”

Redd joined the series as a featured player in 2017 before becoming a regular cast member in 2019. He became best known for his impressions of barack obama and Kanye Westeven winning an Emmy in 2018 for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for co-writing “Come Back Barack.”


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