By Jenna Anderson – September 23, 2019 03:54 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 In recent weeks, Saturday Night Live has been the subject of quite a lot of controversy, after videos and audio recordings surfaced of new cast member Shane Gillis using racial and homophobic slurs. SNL proceeded to fire Gillis several days after the clips gained attention online — but it looks like current and former cast members of the series are continuing to speak out. Shortly after winning the Lead Actor in a Comedy Emmy for his role on Barry, SNL alum Bill Hader was asked about the decision to fire Gillis. “I have no thoughts on that,” Hader told reporters (via Entertainment Weekly). “I feel like you shouldn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. Especially in comedy, you do stuff six or seven years ago that wouldn’t be okay now for good reason so I only speak for myself but, like anybody, you have to grow. I think it’s a good thing. I’m never interested in upsetting anybody.” The controversy surrounding Gillis began just hours after his SNL gig was officially announced, when reporter Seth Simons shared video clips of Gillis’ podcast Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast… Read full this story
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