Shane Gillis addresses the SNL shooting during his opening monologue

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Firing this funny man was no joke.

Controversial comedian Shane Gillies He addressed his firing from “Saturday Night Live.” last night by telling the audience that he “probably shouldn't be here.”

“Thank you very much.” “Yes, I’m here,” Gillis, 36, told the audience during his controversial appearance on Studio 8H. “Most of you probably have no idea who I am. I got kicked off this show a while ago. Don't look for it, please. Please don't Google it. decent.”

Controversial comedian Shane Gillis addressed his firing from “Saturday Night Live” last night by telling the audience he “probably shouldn't be here.” NBC/SNL

“Don't worry about it,” Gillis continued. “I probably shouldn't be here honestly. I should be home. I should be a high school football coach.”

Gillis's massive eight-minute monologue included several parts of his “anti-woke” stand-up routine which included lines about his father being a girls' high school basketball coach as well as young boys being their “mom's gay best friend.”

The monologue also included a clip in which Gillis said he “dodged” having Down Syndrome like his niece.

“My family and I actually opened a café in my hometown for people with Down Syndrome, and it's going easy – don't clap!” Gillis said. “It's going exactly as you think. It's still pretty good actually… Not that there's a lot of people getting good service. Everyone's getting cider. We don't know how to solve this problem.”

In the run-up to his debut on the popular late-night show, Gillis reportedly spent the entire week preparing his material at local comedy clubs in Manhattan.

“He'll get into everything,” an insider said It was reported on Page Six.

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In the run-up to his debut on the popular late-night show, Gillis reportedly spent the entire week preparing his material at local comedy clubs in Manhattan. NBC/SNL

Sadly for Gillis, none of his jokes seem to have gone down well.

“Look, I don't have any material to show on TV, okay?” He bleated heavily. “I'm doing my best. This place is also very well lit. I can see everyone's not enjoying it. This is the most nervous I've ever been.”

Gillis' ill-fated return to the comedy show comes after he was fired from the cast in 2019 when he was heard uttering several racist and homophobic slurs on an episode of the show. “Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast“.

Had he taken his place in the hallowed halls of “SNL,” Gillis would have starred in the show's 45th season alongside funny man Bowen Yang, the show's first openly gay Asian cast member to join the show. NBC/SNL
“Look, I don't have any material to show on TV, okay?” He bleated heavily. “I'm doing my best. This place is also very well lit. I can see everyone's not enjoying it. This is the most nervous I've ever been.” NBC/SNL

According to To the decisionGillis's since-deleted video also contained Chinese accents that the Pennsylvania native mocked.

“After speaking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining SNL,” a show spokesperson said at the time. “We want SNL to have a diverse range of voices and perspectives within the show, and we hired Shane on the strength of his talent as a comedian and his impressive audition for SNL.”

The statement continued, “The language he used was offensive, hurtful, and unacceptable.” “We regret that we did not see these clips earlier, and that our vetting process was not up to our standards.”

Had he taken his place in the hallowed halls of “SNL,” Gillis would have starred in the show's 45th season alongside funny man Bowen Yang, the show's first openly gay Asian cast member to join the show.




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