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Why Aidy Bryant stayed on ‘Saturday Night Live’ longer than she wanted to

Aidy Bryant was a “Saturday Night Live” staple for 10 seasons, but now it’s time to say goodbye — and the comedian is explaining why. Bryant, 35, joined the cast of the late-night sketch series for Season 37 in 2012 and ended her run a decade later after Season 47. The “Shrill” star told Variety in a new profile that she wanted to leave the NBC show sooner, however, the coronavirus ruined her plans. “If it weren’t for COVID, I probably would have left a few years earlier,” she said. “But it was such a huge change.” “When COVID hit, it was so...
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Aidy Bryant explains why she quit SNL: ‘If it weren’t for Covid, I would have left a few years earlier’

Aidy Bryant has opened up about her decision to leave Saturday Night Live.The comedian and actor recently left the show – along with co-stars Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson – at the end of its forty-seventh season.Bryant was a recurring cast member on the late-night comedy show for 10 years and is known for impersonating the likes of Adele, Rebel Wilson, Meghan McCain and Ted Cruz. In a new interview with Variety, Bryant explained why she decided to say farewell to SNL.“If it weren’t for Covid, I probably would have left a few years earlier. But it was such...
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Aidy Bryant Reveals Why She Left Saturday Night Live After a Decade

Click here to read the full article. In a new interview, Saturday Night Live veteran Aidy Bryant is opening up about her decision to step away after a 10-season run — and what stopped her from leaving NBC’s venerable sketch series even sooner. “If it weren’t for COVID, I probably would have left a few years earlier,” Bryant tells our sister pub Variety. “But it was such a huge change. When COVID hit [during Season 45], it was so jarring that we were all like, ‘I’m definitely going to come back next year.'” And after missing half of Season 46 to...
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Aidy Bryant only stayed on Saturday Night Live because of COVID

Aidy Bryant only stayed on 'Saturday Night Live' because of COVID-19. The 35-year-old actress had starred on the long-running sketch show since 2012 when she decided to leave in 2022 but admitted that her exit probably would have come about "a few years earlier" had it not been for the pandemic.
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