SNL Tries To Duck Casting Controversy With Kerry Washington To Host

Beejoli Shah · 10/16/13 10:50AM

SNL quickly releases host announcements to refute lack of diversity claims; Charlie Hunnam seemingly overstepped his boundaries before departing 50 Shades; Alexis Bledel is trying to play half her age in a new movie; and India has a new superhero, thanks to Marvel.

Kenan Thompson Thinks Black Women Aren't Funny Enough for SNL

Beejoli Shah · 10/15/13 03:17PM

Two point nine percent. In 38 years, a mere 2.9% of Saturday Night Live's cast has been both female and black. But according to a man who played Pierre Escargot on national television for half a decade, the reason Saturday Night Live has no black women on air is because black women aren't good enough to be on SNL.