Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson departing from ‘SNL’
NEW YORK-Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson were among those who left "Saturday Night Live" and left the scene
without the two most famous names after Saturday's end of season 47.
Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney also leave the cast after an episode directed by Natasha Lyonne.
The departures represent one of the biggest shocks of the cast in recent years on the show, which has seen unusual consistency in recent seasons.
McKinnon, 38, won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for nine of his 10 seasons in the show, where his impressions include Hillary Clinton and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Her comic pieces with characters such as the alien abducted Miss Rafferty always motivate actors and hosts to disappear alive.
McKinnon launched the show with an alien parody and said his last goodbye to "Earth."
"I love you, thank you for allowing me to stay for a while. Stay out of New York on Saturday night," he said at the start of the show.
Davidson, 28, joined the cast in 2014 and appeared eight seasons. His own huge personality has always surpassed the characters he plays.