Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

Leslie Jones Says ‘SNL’ Turned Her Into a Caricature of Herself

Former Saturday Night Live (SNL) cast member Leslie Jones revealed in an interview with NPR that the show turned her into a caricature of herself and squeezed every drop of funny out of a single trope. Jones, who was the oldest cast member ever hired at the age of 47, felt that her comic identity was reduced to "trying to love on the white boys or beat up on the white boys, or I’m doing something loud." She realized that this was not limited to her as a Black cast member, as another retired SNL veteran shared a similar experience. Despite the challenges, Jones sees her time on SNL as a training and a springboard for her career.

The post Leslie Jones Says ‘SNL’ Turned Her Into a Caricature of Herself appeared first on Balanced News Summary.



This post first appeared on Balanced News Summary, please read the originial post: here

Share the post

Leslie Jones Says ‘SNL’ Turned Her Into a Caricature of Herself

×

Subscribe to Balanced News Summary

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription

×