Cecily Robust to depart SNL after 11-season run

Cecily Strong to leave SNL after 11-season run

Saturday Evening Reside is able to give a Robust sendoff to certainly one of its largest stars.

Veteran solid member Cecily Robust will probably be leaving the longtime comedy skit program after the present’s final episode of the 12 months.

“We’ll miss you, Cecily!” the skit program posted on Instagram about two hours earlier than the Dec. 17 episode was set to air.

The straightforward goodbye submit was accompanied with a video of Robust singing Frank Sinatra’s “My Approach” whereas standing in an enormous field of wine, a skit she carried out as certainly one of her most memorable impressions, Fox Information opinion host Decide Jeanine Pirro. 

Robust has inhabited all kinds of characters all through her 11-season run, each actual and imaginary. She has impersonated Rep. Marjorie Taylor Inexperienced and Melania Trump lately, and has gained recognition for her recurring roles as “Lady You Want You Hadn’t Began a Dialog With At a Social gathering” and Heather, a one-dimensional feminine character from a male-written comedy.

Robust can be identified for her pro-choice advocating, which she has superior by way of numerous sketches all through her seasons.

Her work on SNL has earned her a number of award nominations, together with a Critics Alternative, two Emmy and three On-line Movie & Tv Affiliation Awards nods.

The skit present introduced Robust’s departure about two hours earlier than the present was set to air.

Strong preforms on SNL.
Robust portrayed all kinds of real-life characters, together with Fox Information opinion host Decide Jeanine Pirro.


Robust, who joined the NBC program in 2012, sparked rumors she was leaving the present when she missed the primary few episodes of the 2022 season. Her title was additionally lacking from the opening credit whereas she starred within the one-woman play “The Seek for Indicators of Clever Life within the Universe” in Los Angeles.

She is going to proceed to work because the star of “Schmigadoon!” an Apple+ musical comedy.

The 38-year-old actress is the newest important solid member to ditch the present in 2022. Seven gamers — Pete Davidson, Chris Redd, Kate McKinnon, Kyle Mooney, Aidy Bryant, Melissa Villasenor and Alex Moffat — didn’t return after the forty seventh season wrapped in Might 2022. Featured participant Aristotle Athari additionally left earlier this 12 months.