Leslie Jones Joins Saturday Night Live Cast

After having no black female cast members, show now has two

 

Leslie Jones is added to cast of Saturday Night Live

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According to Variety, Leslie Jones is joining the cast of SNL after auditioning last year. She lost out to Sasheer Zamata, who was added last season.

Jones is the latest cast member after Michael Che, the new Weekend Update co-anchor, to be added after being on the writing team. She starts this weekend.

Tweets by Leslie Jones and Saturday Night Live confirming the news:

Tweets from Leslie Jones and Saturday Night Live