NY Post: SNL Star Backed Out of Unfun­ny Skit Bash­ing Ste­fanik, Not Lefty Col­leges

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NY Post: SNL Star Backed Out of Unfunny Skit Bashing Stefanik, Not Lefty Colleges

On Mon­day, the New York Post’s Sara Nathan revealed in an exclu­sive that long­time Sat­ur­day Night Live star Ceci­ly Strong felt “uncom­fort­able” and backed out of play­ing House Repub­li­can Con­fer­ence Chair Elise Ste­fanik (R‑NY) in the Decem­ber 9 episode’s cold open attack­ing her ques­tion­ing of cow­ard­ly heads of Har­vard, Mass­a­chu­setts Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy (MIT), and Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia for their fail­ure to address anti-Semi­tism on their cam­pus­es.
Nathan report­ed that “Strong backed out” after rehearsals “because she was ‘uncom­fort­able’ with the heav­i­ly crit­i­cized cold-open sketch, sources con­firm to The Post.”
This left new cast mem­ber Chloe Troast to take her place as Ste­fanik with a crazy ex-girl­friend vibe. The Post added the cold open “was slight­ly rushed” in com­ing togeth­er, as evi­denced by “a mix-up with the name­plates in front of” those play­ing the pres­i­dents of MIT and Penn.
NBC’s SNL, long known as a painful­ly unfun­ny show and instead group ther­a­py for deranged left­ists, see …