Emmys 2019: Bill Hader Addresses 'Saturday Night Live' Firing Shane Gillis
Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader is weighing in on Shane Gillis' brief hiring and abrupt firing from the sketch comedy show after racist and homophobic comments surfaced. After attempting to sidestep the question, Hader stated, "I feel like you shouldn't want to hurt anyone's feelings, you know? "I only speak for myself, but like everybody, you have to grow," he added, before seemingly sharing his approval of Gillis' firing. "After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining SNL," a spokesperson for the show said on behalf of executive producer Lorne Michaels in a statement to ET. Following SNL's statement, Gillis tweeted, "It feels ridiculous for comedians to be making serious public statements but here we are.
Emmys deliver to Amazon comedies, as Phoebe Waller-Bridge wins twice
Phoebe Waller-Bridge reacts during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES (CNN) - The Emmys smiled on repeat winners and second-year series in the comedy categories, delivering five of the six early prizes to Amazon. Phoebe Waller-Bridge was a dual winner, as lead actress and for writing her comedy "Fleabag." Alex Borstein claimed her second consecutive supporting actress win for the Amazon dramedy, while Tony Shalhoub received his fourth Emmy overall. Once the comedy categories ended, the show quickly conjured several emotional moments.
'IT Chapter Two': Teen Stars Share How They Bonded With Adult Counterparts on Set
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