Two veterans of SNL are calling it the quits on the popular sketch comedy show. News of Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam’s departures have now surfaced just before season 42 of Saturday Night Live kicks off. As of now there isn’t a full understanding on their reason to of no longer being on the show.
Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah won’t be returning for season 42 of Saturday Night Live, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Killam and Pharoah, who have each been with the NBC sketch show for six seasons, are leaving the Lorne Michaels-helmed franchise to pursue other opportunities, creating a major void for the show’s fall season that is sure to be filled with political bits.