Vanessa Bayer Is Leaving Saturday Night Live After 7 Seasons


Tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live marks the finale of its 42nd season, as well as Vanessa Bayer’s last appearance as a cast member on the show.

Deadline reported on Saturday that after seven seasons, Bayer, the longest-serving current female cast member on the show, will depart, along with Bobby Moynihan, who’s been with the show for nine season. SNL hasn’t yet issued a comment as to why Bayer is leaving the show, Deadline has only reported that her contract expired, and Bayer herself bid farewell to SNL with this Instagram post:

Here are some Vanessa Bayer SNL clips to ease the pain in your heart.

As Rachel from Friends:

As Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy:

As Kristen Stewart’s lover:

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