Cecily Strong bids farewell from NBC’s popular Saturday Night Live. On December 17, the star talked about her exit from the show on the Weekend Update segment. She was performing as one of her most famous recurring characters, Cathy Anne. Strong appeared for the 11 seasons of the popular Night time show.
Cecily Strong had an emotional yet hilarious final episode
On December 17, on her final episode, the 38-year-old host performed as one of her most popular recurring characters, Cathy Anne.
She said “I’m a little emo tonight because truth is, I’m here to say goodbye,”
In response her co-anchor Michael Che asked, “Wait, where are you going?”
Her character responded, “Turns out, prison!”
Strong then joked about her “friends on the inside”. When a photo of former SNL cast members Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant dressed in orange prison uniforms was screened. They take their leave in May of this year.
Strong shared a statement on Instagram
Then the star also shared an emotional statement.
“My heart is bursting. I have a lot of big huge life-changing love to unpack, so this is what I can say tonight”- Strong said on her exit on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/reel/CmVGhJ1pVG7/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link).
She added,” I ended up going back upstairs and my soon-to-be great friend Colin Jost helped me out and walked me over to the sec nighttime elevator. It felt as impossible to leave that night as it does now. And my great friend Colin Jost ended up helping me again, this time by getting Elvis to sing me off (thank you Austin Butler you absolute kind and generous dreamboat).”
She ended her post by writing, “I am ready to go, but I’ll always know home is here. I’ve had the time of my life working with the greatest people on earth.”