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Jessy Hodges Gives Birth, Welcomes First Baby With SNL Alum Beck Bennett

Watch: Pete Davidson Breaks Character During HILARIOUS "SNL" Sketch. Jessy took to Instagram on March 11 to share the news, posting a carousel of moments before and after giving birth. The first snap in the Instagram series featured a black and white photo of Jessy sitting in a doctor's office with an ultrasound machine in the corner.
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Beck Bennett & Jessy Hodges Welcome First Child

“Saturday Night Live” alum Beck Bennett, 37, and actress Jessy Hodges, 35, are first-time parents!. On Friday, Hodges broke the news that she gave birth to their first child. Along with a series of photos, she wrote, “I used to be pregnant, but then I had a baby 😊.”...
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See the 'SNL' Cast’s Strong Reactions to Beck Bennett Leaving the Show

Saturday Night Live is kicking off season 47 with first-time host actor Owen Wilson and musical guest Kacey Musgraves. But folks won’t fail to notice an important cast member missing from the premiere. Days before the NBC sketch series was set to return with new episodes, SNL announced on Monday...
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Where is Beck Bennett on Saturday Night Live? Is he leaving?

Where is Beck Bennett on tonight’s Saturday Night Live premiere? Has the longtime cast member exited the show? We’ve got a lot of news to break down in this piece, provided that you haven’t heard it already. Let’s go ahead and break the bad news: Bennett is no longer a...
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Why Did Beck Bennett Leave SNL?

‘Saturday Night Live’ (or simply ‘SNL’) is one of the most entertaining series ever to grace television. The show’s long-enduring success has to be dedicated to its impressive team of writers and performers who come up with hilarious sketches and humorous bits that have become an indispensable part of pop culture. ‘SNL’ has served as a launchpad to the careers of some of the best comedic talents in the USA, such as Tina Fey, Jason Sudeikis, and Adam Sandler, just to name a few.
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Beck Bennett looks back on his 8 years at ‘SNL’

In an interview with Time magazine, Beck Bennett explained why he decided to leave “Saturday Night Live,” which returns to NBC on Saturday. Bennett, on the show for eight seasons, is the only departure this year in a cast filled with long-timers such as Kenan Thompson (19 seasons), Aidy Bryant (10), and Cecily Strong (10).
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Weird But Steady, Beck Bennett Held His ‘SNL’ Cast And Sketches Together

In almost every sketch comedy ensemble, you’ll find several archetypes. The alpha star. The weird omega, often the fool and the butt of jokes. In between, the specialists, such as the wacky wildcard, the celebrity impersonating chameleon, the utility player, or the member who thinks they’re the star while nobody else agrees.
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Beck Bennett Leaves ’Saturday Night Live’ After Eight Seasons

Saturday Night Live has announced the final and full cast list for its upcoming 47th season. As is true for almost every year, there are new faces and departing ones as well. The most notable name leaving the show this fall is Beck Bennett, a dependably hilarious staple on SNL for the last eight seasons. Also departing is featured player Lauren Holt, who joined the show last fall.
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Beck Bennett Is Leaving SNL After 8 Seasons

Beck Bennett will no longer be spitting in Kyle Mooney’s throat or appearing with him on SNL. The show revealed his departure from the cast in a September 27 press release that also announced the addition of three new featured players, as well as the departure of featured player Lauren Holt, who had just joined the show last year. While the news comes as a surprise, it’s also not a surprise surprise. Bennett is one of those SNL cast members who now lives in Los Angeles. It’s safe to say he is probably looking to spend more time in his home city, which, again, is Los Angeles. A place that is a good six-hour plane ride from NYC, with a three-hour time difference to boot. He’ll be greatly missed, but we don’t even want to think about what his Good Neighbor teammate and SNL cast mate Mooney is going through right now in terms of sadness.
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Beck Bennett is leaving 'SNL'

Beck Bennett, the versatile “Saturday Night Live” player who has won notice for his impressions of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence over eight seasons at the show, will leave the venerable NBC late-night series even as it welcomes back a number of senior cast members who hinted they might be ready to depart.
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Beck Bennett Is Leaving 'SNL,' But 3 New Cast Members Are Joining The Lineup

Beck Bennett, known for playing former Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday Night Live, will be leaving the show in a cast reorganization announced Monday. The announcement also includes another departure, two promotions and three new hires at NBC's Emmy-winning sketch comedy series. Bennett joined the show in 2013, playing...
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Beck Bennett, Lauren Holt depart 'SNL,' rest of cast returns for 47th season

While the majority of cast members are returning for "Saturday Night Live's" 47th season, long-time regular Beck Bennett is departing the NBC late night show. Additionally, Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman have been upped to repertory players this season. The variety series has also added three new featured players: Aristotle...
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Beck Bennett Leaves ‘SNL’ as Cast Veterans Set to Return, Three New Featured Players Join for Season 47

Beck Bennett, the versatile “Saturday Night Live” player who has won notice for his impressions of Russian President Vladimir Putin and former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence over eight seasons at the show, will leave the venerable NBC late-night series even as it welcomes back a number of senior cast members who hinted they might be ready to depart. Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Colin Jost, Michael Che and Kenan Thompson will all return for the show’s 47th season, along with Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, and Melissa Villaseñor. Two featured...
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