Beck Bennett is leaving the show after eight seasons. Meanwhile, featured player Lauren Holt is also departing "SNL" following a single season on the show.
Bennett reacted to the news on social media, sharing a series of photos of memories from his time on the sketch comedy series. "Love you, SNL," he captioned the post, below. "Gonna miss you so much. Thank you for 8 years of remarkable people and incredible experiences that completely changed my life. I had so much fun ❤️."
The comedian joined "SNL" in 2013, debuting as a featured player on Season 39. Two years later, ahead of Season 41, Bennett was promoted to a repertory player.
Many fans expressed their sadness over Bennett's departure, with the news becoming a trending topic on Twitter Monday morning.
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In addition, following Bennett and Holt's exists, fan favorites Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman have both been upped from featured to repertory players this season, while comedians Aristotle Athari, James Austin Johnson, Sarah Sherman will be joining the cast as featured players.