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Kenan Thompson May Not Be Leaving Saturday Night Live

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Earlier today, TMZ reported that Kenan Thompson would be leaving SNL after this season, citing sources who claim that Thompson planned to leave after last season but stayed on as a favor to Lorne Michaels. Its report continued by saying that Thompson plans to move to L.A. and is in talks for a new show. Yet an SNL spokesperson called TMZ’s report “incredibly inaccurate,” adding, “The season hasn’t even started and cast decisions aren’t made until the end of the season.”

Kenan Thompson May Not Be Leaving SNL