Leslie Jones does not regret “Saturday Night Live”.
“I do not miss it. In general, “said the 53-year-old comedian and actress Entertainment Tonight.
“This work was hard, man. This work was similar to two works and very limited. I was not very free there, “she said last week.
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Initially, Jones began writing as “SNL”, and in May 2014 debuted on the screen, joking that in times of slavery she would not be alone. In the fourth episode of season 40, she was added to the cast as the lead actor.
By 2016, Jones had been promoted to the repertoire. Three years later, she left the role. Her last appearance, after 105 series, was on May 18, 2019.
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“Yes, it’s true, I’m leaving Saturday Night Live. I can’t thank NBC, the producers, the screenwriters and the amazing band for making SNL their second home in five years, “Jones wrote on Instagram after her big move.” Lorne Michaels, you’ve changed my life for many Thank you for being my mentor and trustee and for always keeping my back. “
Since leaving SNL, Jones has worked on “The Angry Birds Movie 2” and “Coming 2 America.”
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Now she will host the rebooted game show “Supermarket”, which will take place on Sunday night. The original version became a worldwide sensation in the 1960s.
Jones told ET that she had a little more control over the upcoming ABC show. For example, she allowed her contestants to “develop” their game show jackets.
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The show, she promised, would be “exciting, bright and fun.”